International Agency for Research on Cancer-IARC makes decisions about the
carcinogenicity of chemicals.This is significant in California for among other reasons it impacts Prop 65 listings.
deficiencies that result in public confusion and misinformed policy-making.” “Public policy must be based on a transparent, thorough assessment of the best available science,” said Cal Dooley, president and CEO of Washington-based ACC, in a statement. “Currently, IARC’s monographs not meet this standard though U.S. taxpayers foot the bill for over
two-thirds of the international program’s budget.”
2015, an IARC monograph concluded that glyphosate is “probably carcinogenic.”Yet seven months later the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), an independent agency funded by the EU, published a different assessment, saying glyphosate is “unlikely to pose a carcinogenic hazard to humans.”
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