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Glyphosate is a non-selective herbicide used in agriculture for the control of weeds, shrubs, and grasses. One brand name it is sold as is Monsanto's Roundup.[1] It is also used in genetically modified crops.[2][3]

There are many studies indicating glyphosate is dangerous for animals, including human[4][5].

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  1. "Glyphosate". pmep.cce.cornell.edu.
  2. http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/mcp152v1
  3. "Monsanto homepage".
  4. ""Press release: IARC Monographs Volume 112: evaluation of five organophosphate insecticides and herbicides" (PDF). International Agency for Research on Cancer, World Health Organization. March 20, 2015" (PDF).
  5. De Long, Nicole E; Holloway, Alison C (21 March 2017). "Early-life chemical exposures and risk of metabolic syndrome". Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy 10: 101–109. doi:10.2147/DMSO.S95296. PMC PMC5370400. PMID 28367067. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5370400/.