The common weed killer Roundup (glyphosate) is back in the news after a US court ruled it contributed to a man’s terminal cancer (non-Hodgkin lymphoma). Following the court’s order for manufacturer Monsanto to compensate the former school ground’s keeper US$289 million, more than 9,000 people are reportedly also suing the company. In light of this, Cancer Council Australia is ...
Stop worrying and trust the evidence: it’s very unlikely Roundup causes cancer
By Ian Musgrave Senior lecturer in Pharmacology, University of Adelaide
9 Oct 2018