Monsanto bites back at glyphosate findings

March 23, 2015 10:46 PM

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Monsanto bites back at glyphosate findings

Monsanto Co. escalated its criticism of a World Health Organization agency’s finding last week that said a commonly used herbicide likely has the potential to cause cancer in humans.

The St. Louis-based agribusiness giant — a major seller of the weed killer — sought a meeting with senior WHO officials on the finding by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, while an official for the WHO agency defended what he called an “exhaustive” review of eligible data.

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