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expert reaction to glyphosate and cancer

In a large prospective cohort study, researchers examine the association between Glyphosate use and cancer incidence, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 
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expert reaction to IARC Evaluation of the carcinogenicity of Coffee, Maté and Very Hot Beverages (IARC Monographs volume 116)

The World Health Organisation’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) issued its latest report that classified very hot drinks as group 2A carcinogens, meaning they are “probably carcinogenic to humans”, while coffee and maté (a herbal drink) served cold were in group three, which means there was insufficient evidence to suggest they cause cancer. read more

expert reaction to study investigating content of and contaminants in laboratory rodent diets

The diets of rodents in food safety and toxicology studies is the topic of a paper published in the journal PLOS ONE, in which the authors report the presence of contaminants including heavy metals, pesticides, and genetically modified organisms in the feed or lab rodents. The authors go on to suggest that such contaminants could affect the reliability of toxicity testing in general. read more

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