Glyphosate study where traces found in urine of majority of participants no cause for alarm

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
Updated July 19 2022 - 12:55am, first published 12:50am
CONTROVERSIAL: Glyphosate is in the news once again, but the crop protection industry says data from a US study has been misinterpreted by sections of the public.

THE PUBLIC has nothing to be concerned about in regards to a study released in the US earlier in the month that found the presence of glyphosate in the urine of most of the study participants according to the head of Australia's crop protection peak body.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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