Glyphosate and glyphosate formulations induced DNA and chromosomal damage in mammals, and in human and animal cells in vitro. The Lancet
Animal studies have shown a connection between glyphosate and kidney, skin and pancreatic cancers.
Monsanto, the leading producer of GM plants engineered to survive a spraying with their Roundup product has published a lengthy statement on their website refuting the studies by the independent studies and criticizes the work of the IARC.
The annual production of glyphosate based herbicide is estimated to bring in about $6bn to those companies making it.
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