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    Does This Common Pesticide Cause Cancer?
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    atti_editor posted:
    "An international group of health experts is questioning the safety of the most widely used pesticide worldwide that had long been considered not harmful by U.S. regulators.

    The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) said that glyphosate is a "probable" cancer-causing substance, or carcinogen. It's a key ingredient in hundreds of crop-control agents and weed killers, such as Bronco, Glifonox, KleenUp, Ranger Pro, Rodeo, Roundup, and Weedoff."


    Read the article above for more information about any possible public health concerns and what researchers concluded.


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    pamela1979 responded:
    Dear,

    This is not new that most pesticides we have on the market are carcinogenic. According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, many pesticides are carcinogenic, (e.g., organochlorines, creosote, and sulfallate) while others (notably, the organochlorines DDT, chlordane, and lindane) are tumor promoters. But no authority takes normal action to limit or stop their use. Please visit ncbi.nlm.nih.gov website for more information on the subject:
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9498903
    http://www.cancereffects.com



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