Tuesday July 14th: Monsanto Co, who is the chief of world’s most vastly used herbicides; Roundup, on Tuesday claimed that a committee of scientific specialists will evaluate the discoveries made by World Health Organization (WHO) cancer research unit that came up with the crucial ingredient in Roundup which is “probably carcinogenic to humans.”
In March, the WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer’s (IARC) said that they have concluded that the key ingredient called glyphosate was perhaps, Cancer-causing after they had analyzed quite a bit of scientific literature.
But Monsanto instantly called for a retraction and named the discovery made by the team of international IARC scientists ‘junk- science’
On Tuesday, Monsanto mentioned that it has inquired the Intertek Scientific & Regulatory Consultancy to summon a board of internationally known scientific specialists to get IARC’s work evaluated. The specialists comprise of professional cancer experts, medical doctors and individuals who have secured doctoral degrees and those who specialize in public health, Said Montano.