Updated: Sep 20
The main ingredient in the majority of weedkiller since the 1970's is Glyphosate. This has been discovered to be dangerous to the user from only a few uses. Causing cases of cancer and other life threatening illness. WeediSafe avoids glyphosate at all costs and has no toxic ingredients in our weedkillers! We aim to be the safest way to combat your weeds. shop now
BBC News Weedkiller glyphosate a 'substantial' cancer factor! A US jury has found that one of the world's most widely-used weedkillers was a "substantial factor" in causing a man's cancer. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/business-47633086
Science Daily Exposure to chemical in Roundup increases risk for cancer, study finds. Summary: Exposure to glyphosate -- the world's most widely used, broad-spectrum herbicide and the primary ingredient in the weedkiller Roundup -- increases the risk of some cancers by more than 40 percent, according to new research. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190214093359.htm CNN Common weed killer glyphosate increases cancer risk by 41%, study says https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/14/health/us-glyphosate-cancer-study-scli-intl/index.html
In March 2015, IARC classified glyphosate as “carcinogenic to humans” (Group 2A).
UC Berkeley toxicologist Luoping Zhang pooled data from several other studies, including the Agricultural Health Study, and performed a meta-analysis which found a statistically significant increase in the risk of developing non-Hodgkin lymphoma when exposed to glyphosate-based herbicides
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