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THE MOST WIDELY USED HERBICIDE IN THE WORLD CONTAINS COMPOUNDS MORE TOXIC THAN DECLARED – NEW RESEARCH SHOWS

#RoundupReady #GMCrops #KnowYouFood Caen, Feb. 21st, 2013 – In a new research published in the high ranked scientific journal Toxicology, Robin Mesnage, Benoît Bernay and Professor Gilles-Eric Séralini, from the University of Caen, France, have proven (from a study of nine Roundup-like herbicides) that the most toxic compound is not glyphosate, which is the substance the most assessed by regulatory authorities, but a compound that is not always listed on the label, called POE-15. Modern methods were applied at the cellular level (on three human cell lines), and mass spectrometry (studies on the nature of molecules). This allowed the researchers to identify and analyse the effects of these compounds. Context: Glyphosate is […]

Monsanto guilty of chemical poisoning

Reuters, February 13 2012 http://www.pretorianews.co.za/monsanto-guilty-of-chemical-poisoning-1.1233287 A French court on Monday declared US biotech giant Monsanto guilty of chemical poisoning of a French farmer, a judgment that could lend weight to other health claims against pesticides. In the first such case heard in court in France, grain grower Paul Francois, 47, says he suffered neurological problems including memory loss, headaches and stammering after inhaling Monsanto’s Lasso weedkiller in 2004. He blames the agri-business giant for not providing adequate warnings on the product label. The ruling was given by a court in Lyon, southeast France, which ordered an expert opinion of Francois’s losses to establish the amount of damages. “It is a […]

Roundup and birth defects Is the public being kept in the dark?

A new report by Earth Open Resources highlights the problems with the Herbicide Glyphosate. Download similarly some time back there was another research article which clearly showed similar problems Glyphosate-Based Herbicides Produce Teratogenic Effects onVertebrates by Impairing Retinoic Acid SignalingAlejandra Paganelli, Victoria Gnazzo, Helena Acosta, Silvia L. Lo´ pez, andAndre´s E. Carrasco Download

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