Roundup products on a shelf at a store in San Rafael, California, on July, 9, 2018. JOSH EDELSON / AFP via Getty Images Bayer will no longer sell glyphosate -containing products to U.S. home gardeners, the company announced on Thursday . The move comes as the company currently faces around 30,000 legal claims from customers who believe use of these products — including the flagship Roundup — caused them to develop cancer , as AgWeb reported . "Bayer’s decision to end U.S. residential sale of Roundup is a historic victory for public health and the environment," Center for Food Safety executive director Andrew Kimbrell said in a statement . "As agricultural, large-scale use of this toxic pesticide continues, our farmworkers remain at risk. It’s time for EPA to act and ban glyphosate for all uses." Glyphosate is a controversial ingredient because it has been linked to the development of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, as Cure noted . The World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer declared that it was "probably carcinogenic to humans," in 2015. While the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under former President Donald Trump ruled that the chemical did not pose any risk to human health, […]

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