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EPA Using Industry-Funded Research to Determine if Glyphosate Causes Cancer

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) used industry-funded research to conclude that the herbicide chemical glyphosate is not likely to cause cancer in humans—contradicting findings by the World Health Organization (WHO)—according to an analysis the EPA posted to, then swiftly removed from, its website on Friday. “EPA’s determination that glyphosate is non-carcinogenic is disappointing, but not terribly surprising—industry has been …