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Monsanto sues California to prevent listing of glyphosate as carcinogen

8:44 AM MST | January 22, 2016 | Jing Chen

Monsanto on 22 January filed a lawsuit against the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) to prevent the listing of glyphosate under California’s Proposition 65 (Prop 65), which requires the state to maintain a “list of chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer.” Monsanto maintains that a Prop 65 listing would be based solely on an erroneous classification by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) that contradicts OEHHA’s own 2007...

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