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Agribusiness nervous as WHO cancer unit analyses popular pesticide| Reuters

May 30, 2015    

The World Health Organization is set to examine a widely used pesticide and agribusiness is bracing for bad news, less than three months after the group classified another popular herbicide as "probably" cancer-causing.Twenty-four scientists representing WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) will analyse scientific findings regarding links between cancer in humans and the herbicide known as 2,4-D at a June 2-9 meeting in Lyon, France.A separate group of IARC scientists in March unanimously decided to classify glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto Co's (MON.N) ...

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