Well-known weed killer deemed probable carcinogen by UN

March 22, 2015 8:07 AM

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LONDON >> 1 of the world's most preferred weed-killers -- and the most broadly employed sort in the U.S. -- has been labeled a probable carcinogen by the International Agency for Analysis on Cancer.

The choice was made by IARC, the France-primarily based cancer analysis arm of the Planet Health Organization, which regarded the status of five insect and weed killers which includes glyphosate, which is utilised globally in industrial farming.

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