Herbicide

Roundup

Monsanto’s flagship product, Roundup, is the most widely used herbicide in the U.S. 

Its main ingredient, glyphosate, is the subject of ongoing research into its potential cancer-causing effects and other health problems.

Introduced

1974

Treats

Used as an herbicide

Side Effects

Risk of lymphoma

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Image of a Mexican flag representing Mexico banning glyphosate pesticides.

Mexico Bans Shipments and Use of Pestici...

Emily Shiffer · July 8, 2020

Mexico will ban all future imports of the pesticide glyphosate, citing scientific evidence that it is potentially toxic to human health and the environment.

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Photo of bowl of cheerios after weedkiller Roundup found in cereal, now concerns are raised about the cancer-causing nature of the herbicide.

Researchers Uncover Roundup in Cereal, B...

Nicole Knight · October 17, 2018

Researchers uncovered an alarming amount of the weed killer Roundup in cereal, raising food safety concerns about the presence of the cancer-causing chemical glyphosate.

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