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arizona science institute launches first ever glyphosate testing biobank

[vimeo 236206538 w=640 h=360] The Detox Project reported on Tuesday that they along with MetricBio have launched the first ever Glyphosate Biobank. which is being funded by the public. The aim of the Biobank is to help shed further light on the levels of glyphosate in the U.S population in addition to helping researchers investigate […]

Posted: November 8 2017
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traces of glyphosate found in ben & jerry's icecream leads company to launch an organic range.

The Health Research Institute (HRI) laboratories  recently reported that there were traces of glyphosate found in  13 out of 14 tubs of Ben & Jerry ice cream tested in the EU. The samples came from a range of countries including  the UK, France, Germany and the Netherlands. Glyphosate is one of the most controversial of weedkillers […]

Posted: October 14 2017
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glyphosate (roundup) in german beer

Nooooooo! Even the Germans, with their purity laws, are sipping the sweet swill of glyphosate in their beloved beers... Fourteen beers popular in Germany contain traces of glyphosate, the world's most widely used weed killer, a Munich, Germany environmental group has said. Agriculture Minister Schmidt has played down the risk for consumers. The highest glyphosate […]

Posted: April 13 2016
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eating organic grain is more important than ever

Richardson Milling says: Richardson Milling, the largest oat miller in North America, has no intention of changing its policies on glyphosate. In fact, they recently said that: IT'S OK FOR FARMERS TO SPRAY ROUNDUP ON THEIR CROPS BEFORE HARVEST IN ORDER TO GET THE CROP TO DRY UNIFORMLY. Tracey Shelton, director of corporate communications with […]

Posted: March 15 2016
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experts call on feds to reevaluate acceptable risks

Concerns over use of glyphosate-based herbicides and risks associated with exposures: a consensus statement February 17, 2016, Environmental Health The broad-spectrum herbicide glyphosate (common trade name “Roundup”) was first sold to farmers in 1974. Since the late 1970s, the volume of glyphosate-based herbicides (GBHs) applied has increased approximately 100-fold. In response to changing GBH use […]

Posted: February 22 2016
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protect our babies

We're reposting this message from Michelle in California, as sent by Mom's Across America. It's powerful and important. Please take the time to visit, read, and consider signing and sharing the petition at the bottom. Trigger warning: content about birth defects, miscarriage, and infant death. "I lost my baby due to anencephaly.  I was exposed to […]

Posted: December 27 2015
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monsanto's pr- attempting to control science

BREAKING! DR. VANDANA SHIVA EXPOSES DETAILS OF MONSANTO'S INSIDIOUS AND DARK ORCHESTRATED WRITERS-FOR-HIRE PROPAGANDA CAMPAIGN. Dr. Shiva shines the light on Monsanto's high stakes network of pseudo-journalist propagandists in this incisive MUST READ article. Please read and then SHARE WIDELY. "Currently, as Monsanto’s push in India, through corruption and lobbying, to get approval for Genetically […]

Posted: November 5 2015
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new study: huge increase in us chronic diseases linked to glyphosate herbicides

A huge increase in the incidence and prevalence of chronic diseases has been reported in the United States (US) over the last 20 years. Similar increases have been seen globally. The herbicide glyphosate was introduced in 1974 and its use is accelerating with the advent of herbicide-tolerant genetically engineered (GE) crops. Evidence is mounting that […]

Posted: November 13 2014
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2011 US glyphosate (roundup) usage: graphic and statistics

Source Glyphosate is the chemical name for "Roundup," which is now sold in many non-Monsanto, non-Roundup formulations. Statistics for Glyphosate usage in the USA: IIIIIIIIIIIIIII Roundup Ready crops - glyphosate-treated acres Corn and soybeans: 160 million acres Cotton: 9-10 million acres Sugarbeets and canola together: 2 to 3 million acres Alfalfa: about 6 million acre […]

Posted: October 17 2014
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is it in the gluten or is it the glyphosate (round-up)?

  From Examiner.com, February 18, 2014 New evidence points to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, as the culprit in the rise of gluten intolerance, celiac disease and irritable bowel syndrome. A study just published in the Journal of Interdisciplinary Toxicology (Vol. 6(4): 159–184 ) by Anthony Samsel and Stephanie Seneff explains how the nearly ubiquitous use of […]

Posted: May 15 2014
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study finds roundup, a monsanto product, may be linked to negative health issues

Heavy use of the world's most popular herbicide, Roundup, could be linked to a range of health problems and diseases, including Parkinson's, infertility and cancers, according to a new study. The peer-reviewed report, published last week in the scientific journal Entropy, said evidence indicates that residues of "glyphosate," the chief ingredient in Roundup weed killer, […]

Posted: February 21 2014