World's most well-known weed-killer labeled 'probable carcinogen'

March 22, 2015 6:12 PM

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One of the world's most popular weed-killers — and the most broadly utilised kind in the U.S. — has been labeled a probable carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer.

The decision was produced by IARC, the France-based cancer investigation arm of the Planet Well being Organization, which considered the status of 5 insect and weed killers such as glyphosate, which is utilized globally in industrial farming.

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