By Matt Smith
The US Department of Agriculture has identified 14 species of glyphosate-resistant weeds in the United States, and 32 have been documented worldwide, according to a government-industry-university coalition.
The finding could set off a new round of studies into glyphosate, which is a leading ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup and has been found by many studies to be safe for human use.
The agrochemical behemoth's products have been linked to bee colony collapse and cancer in humans.
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Regulatory agencies around the world have declared glyphosate, first developed by Monsanto in 1969, safe for use in agricultural production — a group of scientists convened by the World Health Organization say otherwise.