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no atrazine cancer link

Federal Study Shows No Link between Atrazine and Cancer, says Syngenta Official

[ 0 ] July 18, 2011

From AGRICULTURE.COM: Atrazine is often the poster boy for links between farm chemicals and human cancer rates. Still, an extensive multi-year federal Agricultural Health Study (AHS) recently found no consistent association between the popular corn herbicide and cancer rates on farmers, farm spouses, and pesticide applicators. “This is good news,” says Tim Pastoor, a toxicologist […]