Agriculture, consumers and environment prevail in milestone ruling on glyphosate

From AgriPulse

Agriculture, consumers, and the environment prevailed against California’s attempt to require producers to incorrectly declare that glyphosate causes cancer. At issue was California’s Proposition 65 requiring its Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment to maintain “a list of those chemicals known to the state to cause cancer.” Prop 65 requires that this list automatically include any substances listed as human or animal carcinogens by the International Association for Research on Cancer (IARC), a group that has categorized everyday items like coffee, aloe vera, and foods exposed to “high temperatures” like French fries as carcinogenic. Products containing these substances are then required to carry a warning label. Read the rest here.

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