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#glyphosate

# glyphosate - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Dublin City Council to trial alternative to controversial Monsanto weedkiller in parks and on streets

A 2015 study by the World Health Organisation concluded that glyphosate was “probably carcinogenic” to humans.

# glyphosate - Monday 27 November, 2017

'A reality check for science': Controversial weedkiller gets five-year licence extension from the EU

Germany dropped its opposition to the pesticide, introduced in 1974 by US agro-giant Monsanto as Roundup.

# glyphosate - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

'Prove to us it's safe': The Irish row over a controversial weedkiller is rumbling on

“The rule is prove to us that it’s safe – and that hasn’t been done.”

# glyphosate - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Should we be worried that this controversial weedkiller will be used for seven more years?

European Parliament voted yesterday to extend the use of glyphosate.