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The EU keeps silent about a colossal corruption scandal; and glyphosate causes deformations, autism, diabetes and cancer

Summary of Disinformation

The EU keeps silent about a colossal corruption scandal; and glyphosate causes deformations, autism, diabetes and cancer. Now whole of Europe will be poisoned for another five years.

Disproof

No evidence given for corruption or that the EU would keep silent about it.

The glyphosate has been used by farmers for more than 40 years, but its safety was cast into doubt when a World Health Organization agency, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), concluded in 2015 it probably causes cancer.

The European Union agreed to roll over the license for 18 months pending the results of a study by the European Chemicals Agency, which said in March this year that there was no evidence linking glyphosate to cancer in humans. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-health-glyphosate-lawsuit/environmentalists-say-theyll-try-to-sue-german-eu-authorities-over-glyphosate-idUSKBN1DY1QT

The disinformation report states that "now whole of Europe will be poisoned another five years" and fails to mention that glyphosate is widely in use in Russia. Further debunking by the Insider.

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Reported in: Issue 90
Date: 03.12.2017
Language: Russian
Country of Origin: EU
Reported by: The Insider
Keywords: Corruption
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Vesti Nedeli s Dmitriem Kiselyovym @Rossiya 1
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