On April 30th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced their Proposed Interim Registration Review Decision for glyphosate, an integral step in the registration review process. EPA has identified no risk to public health when glyphosate is used in compliance with its current label, but ecological risk were identified following the 2017 ecological assessment. The following EPA responses contains several key comments:

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Monday marked the start of an ongoing trial concerning the controversial weed killer Roundup — a trade name for glyphosate. A jury in a federal court in San Francisco will soon decide whether or not Roundup is responsible for a California man's cancer.

Glyphosate, a common herbicide, is a valuable part of the integrated pest management system and is used within a broad array of agricultural and urban settings. Farmers – as well as governments, gardeners and other users – depend on glyphosate as an efficient and cost-effective tool that can be used safely to control weeds.

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