EPA continues to defend Roundup, a pesticide linked to cancer

As lawsuits and horror stories continue to pile up against the world’s most widely used pesticide, Roundup, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency continues to defend it. The agency issued a new statement touting the safety of glyphosate, Roundup’s main ingredient, despite substantial research that links it to cancer and damage to the immune system, kidney, liver, and more. While the EPA pulls the wool over its eyes, the manufacturing giant Bayer (formerly known as Monsanto) continues to sell 300 million pounds of the herbicide each year, alongside its Roundup-resistant seeds, in a very lucrative business model. 


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