Glyphosate Fact Sheet
In March 2015, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classified glyphosate as “Probably Carcinogenic to Humans” based on numerous scientific studies linking glyphosate to a range of cancers, including non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, renal cancers, skin cancers and pancreatic cancer. IARC initially published its conclusion in the Lancet Oncology Journal , the world’s premier scientific journal for cancer studies.1 A study conducted by Flower et al. 2004, examined the levels of cancer in the children of people who sprayed glyphosate for weed control. They found that these children had increased levels of all childhood cancers, including all lymphomas such as non- Hodgkin’s lymphoma.2 A case-controlled study published in March 1999, by Swedish scientists Lennart Hardell and Mikael Eriksson also linked non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) to ...