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UCSD study finds link between Roundup herbicide and liver disease

 

Last updated 5/28/2019 at 6:21am



Researchers at University of California San Diego published a study last week establishing a link between the weed killer Roundup and severe cases of liver disease in humans.

The researchers studied the amount of glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup, in the urine samples of two groups of people: one with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and one without. The study found that glyphosate residue was higher in the urine of subjects with liver disease regardless of possible underlying factors such as age, body mass index or race.

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