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Glyphosate: How to fix IARC

This blog will make the following points:

  • IARC could have used unpublished research in its glyphosate monograph; they chose not to;
  • The EPA’s latest report on glyphosate that contradicted IARC’s findings also concluded that every single publication the 112 working group relied upon was inadequate or misinterpreted;
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Mid-Year Update: What’s Brewing at the NCA

By Bill Murray, President, NCA
@Bill_CoffeeAssn

It’s been an exciting year here at the National Coffee Association – and for the entire industry.

In the spirit of September’s new beginnings, I’d like to share a quick recap of the coffee industry issues we’ve been working on at the NCA: 552 more words

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IARC’s Glyphosate Debacle: Sinking deeper into their pit of hypocrisy

After exposing the IARC-gate scandal, I was hoping to leave that horrid little hornets’ nest and move on to more serious issues coming out of more serious organisations … but the relentless hypocrisy emanating from this “scientific” agency has become the gift that keeps on giving. 2,151 more words

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Getting lost with a bad compass: Precaution and pesticides

When you leave on a journey, would you rather use a map (one that may not be 100% accurate, but is regularly being checked and updated), or just a compass which in the past has proven to not work very well?

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How to Deal with Stupid: Part 1/10 – Defining Stupid

This article was originally published on 20 November 2015 and is republished as part of the RM site update. I will finish the series by the end of the summer and hopefully have the book: Science in the Age of Stupid published early in 2017.

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(Not So) Hot Off The Press!

By Bill M. Murray, CAE, NCA, CEO
@Bill_CoffeeAssn

The latest coffee and health news continues to be overwhelmingly positive for coffee drinkers.

On June 15, the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) concluded that it can no longer classify coffee as a “possible carcinogen.” In fact, coffee may have protective powers against liver and endometrial cancer (s… 368 more words

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