CropLife America Applauds EPA's Glyphosate Findings
In a memorandum released in June, the Environmental Protection Agency’s Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP) found that the herbicide glyphosate, found in Roundup, posed no risk to the human endocrine system.
Glyphosate was developed to target broadleaf annual weeds that compete with commercial crops. It is also commonly used by home gardeners and in industrial areas or along railway lines as a form of weed control.
“The EPA’s rigorous testing and science-based regulations ensure that growers have access to increasingly precise crop protection products, including glyphosate-based herbicides,” said Janet E. Collins, senior vice president of Science and Regulatory Affairs for CropLife America.
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