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IARC Defends Finding Glyphosate ‘Probably Carcinogenic’ In Statements Presented In U.S. House Hearing

E&E News/Science: WHO rebuts House committee criticisms about glyphosate cancer warning
“The World Health Organization’s (WHO) cancer agency is firmly defending its finding that a widely used herbicide is ‘probably carcinogenic’ despite reports cited by key House lawmakers. The International Agency for Research on Cancer’s (IARC’s) unwavering stance was publicly revealed [Tuesday] by Oregon Representative Suzanne Bonamici, the top Democrat on the U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee’s Subcommittee on Environment, at a full committee hearing on the controversial 2015 glyphosate evaluation. … Bonamici entered into the hearing record a series of responses that IARC Director Christopher Wild has sent to the panel in recent months…” (Hiar, 2/7).