Friday, June 30, 2017

Has WHO’s IARC cancer agency, partly funded by US, outlived its usefulness?

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The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has recently hit new lows in disgraceful behavior. Over the last 18 months, the Risk-Monger and others have been cataloging examples of a lack of scientific integrity, but recent revelations of inappropriate and unethical activities by IARC staff have brought the WHO agency down to its knees. This blog will show the following:
  • IARC’s Kate Guyton tried to suppress glyphosate panel members from cooperating with freedom of information requests;
  • IARC’s director, Christopher Wild, interfered with a US Congressional committee’s internal investigation;
  • IARC panel members were found to be meddling with US EPA research on glyphosate;
  • IARC’s communication team displayed a series of unethical dirty tricks;
  • A study has just been published where ten toxicologists show how IARC’s hazard assessment is outmoded and inadequate.
These events have taken place in the last two weeks and clearly, indicates that IARC is not fit for purpose. Before getting into the details, here is a bit of history of how far IARC has fallen from respectability and scientific credibility......To Read More....

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