Estimating maternal and prenatal exposure to glyphosate in the community setting.

@article{McQueen2012EstimatingMA,
  title={Estimating maternal and prenatal exposure to glyphosate in the community setting.},
  author={Heather McQueen and Anna Carita Callan and Andrea Hinwood},
  journal={International journal of hygiene and environmental health},
  year={2012},
  volume={215 6},
  pages={570-6}
}
Glyphosate is a herbicide in common use, in both agricultural and residential settings. Controlled residue studies show that glyphosate persists in food crops, allowing for the potential of a large number of people to be exposed. Glyphosate is generally considered safe however there are a number of studies suggesting formulations or additives that may have adverse health effects. To assess the degree of exposure of pregnant women, this study measured glyphosate in composite food samples and… CONTINUE READING