2 International Agency for Research on Cancer a Claims that Glyphosate is

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2. International Agency for Research on Cancer: a. Claims that Glyphosate is “probable human carcinogen” b. IARC is reputable c. The conclusion is based on hazard analysis d. Hazard is the innate ability to do damages under some conditions. e. Risk is a measure whether the hazard is done in realistic conditions. f. Risk = Hazard x Exposure g. Glyphosate is in Group 2A: probable carcinogenic. h. Hot beverage is in Group 2A as well. i. Red meat/ baked goods are in group 2A j. Bacon is in Group 1: An establish Carcinogen 3. The amount of roundup found in residues is really small. 4. But we can trace substances in really small amounts. 5. Because something is detected does not mean we should be concerned. Video 4: 1. We can measure the amount of glyphosate in urine 2. Glyphosate ADI = 0.5mg/kg body weight a. ADI = 4mg/l urine 3. But actually found 1-3 microgram/L a. Far less from ADI 4. EFSA concluded that there is no harm on human in terms of cancers 5. California Proposition 65: a. Any substance that can cause cancer should be warned to the public. b. This is really bad since people are not paying attention when the real problem appears. 6. Glyphosate applicator: a. Monitor a large number of glyphosate applicator.
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