Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues

WHO’s IARC Asked Panel Members Not To Disclose Documents Under U.S. FOIA, Reuters Reports

Reuters: EXCLUSIVE — WHO cancer agency asked experts to withhold weedkiller documents
“The World Health Organization’s cancer agency — which is facing criticism over how it classifies carcinogens — advised academic experts on one of its review panels not to disclose documents they were asked to release under United States freedom of information laws. In a letter and an email seen by Reuters, officials from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) cautioned scientists who worked on a review in 2015 of the weedkiller glyphosate against releasing requested material…” (Kelland, 10/25).