Backgrounders

2,4-D is one of the most widely used selective herbicides in North America and worldwide. 2,4-D has been thoroughly and continually evaluated by health and safety regulators in more than 90 countries. Based on ongoing and continually updated scientific study, health and safety authorities – including US Environmental Protection Agency, Health Canada, the European Food Safety Authority and the World Health Organization – continue to find that 2,4-D meets modern safety standards.

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (“IARC”) Working Group in Lyon, France included 2,4-D on a list of pesticides to be reviewed June 2-9 … more…