Points to Consider: Unsubstantiated Claims that Glyphosate is Linked to Kidney Disease

Val Giddings May 19, 2014
May 19, 2014

A number of recent reports have attempted to link pesticides improved through biotechnology with negative health impacts. Unfortunately, most of these efforts have been proven to be ideological attacks on technology rather than considered, scientific reviews designed to enhance knowledge. We take a closer look at a recent paper claiming to show a correlation between the widely used herbicide glyphosate (the active ingredient in Roundup) and kidney disease.