Here’s Why ‘Inert’ Ingredients May Be the Most Harmful of All | Someone Somewhere

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, has been the focus of increasing scrutiny after the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) determined it to be a probable human carcinogen.

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Story at-a-glance

  • Monsanto is facing multiple lawsuits from people who developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma after using Roundup
  • The suits allege that glyphosate, along with the product’s inert ingredients are to blame, and in fact that the mixture of chemicals is far more dangerous than glyphosate alone
  • Research found one “inactive” Roundup ingredient, POEA, was toxic to living cells and up to 2,000 times more toxic than glyphosate al…

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