Cancer Expert Calls Glyphosate Assessment “Scientifically Flawed”
Glyphosate Safety Assessment is “Scientifically Flawed”
Dr. Christopher Portier Calls On the European Commission For A Reevaluation After Carcinogenic Findings Were Omitted From European Reviews.
May, 28, 2017
Dr. Christopher Portier wrote an open letter to European Commission President Jean Claude Junker calling for a for a re-evaluation of the carcinogenicity of glyphosate after he reviewed recently released raw data tables for the mouse and rat carcinogenicity studies and found that 8 statistically significant tumor increases were not mentioned in the European Food Safety Agency and the European Chemical Agency assessments.
“Both EFSA and EChA failed to identify all statistically significant cancer findings in the chronic rodent carcinogenicity studies with glyphosate. “
Dr. Christopher Portier is Former Director US National Center for Environmental Health, Former Director US Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Former, Associate Director, US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and Former Associate Director US National Toxicology Program.
“I found eight [8J significant increases in tumor incidence that do not appear in any of the publications or government evaluations presented by both EFSA and EChA.”LetterJuncker28May2017