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November 12, 2018 - CBC News Canada

'Troubling allegations' prompt Health Canada review of studies used to approve popular weed-killer

'Troubling allegations' prompt Health Canada review of studies used to approve popular weed-killer
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Health Canada says in light of "troubling allegations," its scientists are reviewing hundreds of studies used during the approval process for glyphosate, the active ingredient in Canada's most popular herbicide, Roundup. 

The decision comes after a coalition of environmental groups claimed Health Canada relied on studies that were secretly influenced by agrochemical giant Monsanto, the maker of Roundup, when it re-approved use of glyphosate in 2015 and confirmed that decision in 2017.

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