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Under the Microscope



So just how dangerous is glyphosate? Most people would agree that, as with virtually any pesticide, it’s not a good idea to drink it, bathe in it, or inhale it. Farmworkers are trained to wear protective gear when applying or mixing their farm chemicals and to follow an assortment of guidelines to protect themselves and others from harmful exposures. But the question of exactly how dangerous long-term use of glyphosate might be, especially in formulations such as Roundup, has thus far been hard to answer.


Roundup International Agency For Research On Cancer (IARC) IARC Scientists Glyphosate-based Herbicides (GBH) IARC Working Group 
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