Congressional Committee Requests Testimony From IARC Regarding Agency’s Glyphosate Review

Reuters: Exclusive: Congressional committee questions operation of WHO cancer agency
“Two influential U.S. Congressmen have asked the World Health Organization’s cancer agency to get ready to testify about its work assessing if substances cause cancer, citing concerns about its ‘scientific integrity.’ Their letter to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), seen by Reuters and sent on Wednesday, is part of ongoing investigations by two Congressional committees into IARC that were fueled by the agency’s review of glyphosate, the primary ingredient of Monsanto Co.’s weedkiller Roundup…” (Kelland, 11/1).