12 Oct '17, 3pm

Scientists to Journal: Retract Pesticide Review After Revelations of #Monsanto Funding, Influence

For Immediate Release, October 12, 2017 Contact: Nathan Donley, (971) 717-6406, [email protected] Bill Freese, [email protected] Scientists to Journal: Retract Pesticide Review After Revelations of Monsanto Funding, Influence PORTLAND, Ore. — Scientists from four national environmental-health organizations today called on the scientific journal Critical Reviews in Toxicology to retract a review downplaying glyphosate’s cancer risk because the review article was covertly edited and funded by Monsanto, the pesticide’s maker. As detailed in a recent news report , the article’s conflict-of-interest disclosure stated that a third party hired by Monsanto was independently overseeing the assessment of the popular pesticide. However, Monsanto directlypaid at least two of the scientists who authored the article, and a Monsanto employee substantially edit...

Full article: http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/news/press_releases/20...

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