California Adds Roundup to Cancer Watchlist

In a move celebrated by scientists and activists, California on Monday announced it would add glyphosate—the active ingredient in the Monsanto-produced weed killer Roundup—to its list of chemicals known to cause cancer. The decision, made by California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), was reportedly precipitated by the World Health Organization’s classification of glyphosate as a “probable carcinogen” in May of 2015.

— source commondreams.org

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