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Glyphosate does not pose risk to human health, environment



Health Canada has recently released the findings of a routine re-evaluation of the pesticide glyphosate (marketed under brand names such as Roundup and Vision), the most widely used herbicide in Canada. Glyphosate is an important tool that grain farmers across the country and around the world use to manage invasive weeds in their crops.

After a "rigorous science-based re-evaluation for pesticides containing glyphosate," Health Canada found that products containing the pesticide do not pose a risk to human health or the environment.

SciBabe media tour


Grain Farmers of Ontario invited Special guest Yvette d'Entremont — better known as the SciBabe — to speak at their annual March Classic Conference on March 22, 2016. Her popular website debunks pseudoscience with a humorous bent. Food myths are a common theme she deals with on the site. While she was in Ontario, the SciBabe made appearances on several television and radio shows to bust food myths.