The Dangers of Glyphosate Herbicide

Recent studies have highlighted many possible dangers of glyphosate herbicide, known commonly as Roundup.

October/November 2013

By Shelley Stonebrook

Tractor spraying herbicide in a field of vegetation

Glyphosate herbicide, more commonly known as Roundup, is the world’s most commonly used herbicide. It is sprayed on everything from homeowner’s lawns to gigantic fields of “Roundup-Ready” genetically modified crops. Though ubiquitous, many research studies suggest that this weed-killing chemical is far from benign. Browse this roundup of information to learn about some of the dangers of glyphosate.

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