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Risk Assessment and Regulation

Introduction Three Major Actions The Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) Glyphosate/Roundup Case Study The Lowdown on Roundup  Changes Over Time Does Glyphosate/Roundup Cause Cancer IARC vs. EPA Genotoxicity Paper Introduction Pesticide regulators strive to prevent “unreasonable adverse effects on man and the environment,” the basic standard embedded in the FIFRA statute (the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, […]

Rising Pesticide Sales in Brazil Appears to Correlate with Colon Cancer Mortality Rates

Agriculture is the largest sector within the Brazilian economy, and the tropical nation is now the largest pesticide consumer worldwide. Research recently published in the peer-reviewed journal Chemosphere explores whether rising pesticide use is driving dramatic, recent increases in the rate of colon cancer cases in many parts of Brazil. This epidemiology study used pesticide use databases […]