Post Tagged with: "Herbicides"

Why Are We Being Fed By A Poison Expert?

Why Are We Being Fed By A Poison Expert?

Monsanto now has control over the majority of seed genetics on the planet. Why does this matter? Watch this humorous but chilling video to find out. Then share with everyone you know. Read full article: http://www.theguardian.com/science/video/2015/jun/04/undercurrent-monsanto-roundup-pesticide-herbicide-who-carcinogenic-video

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Driving GMOs and Monsanto’s Roundup off the Market

By Ronnie Cummins Since genetically engineered (GE) crops, foods, and animal drugs were brazenly forced onto the market in 1994 by Monsanto and the FDA, with neither pre-market safety testing nor labels required, consumers and small farmers worldwide have mobilized to ban, label, or boycott these controversial “Frankenfoods.” With mounting scientific evidence1 underlining the human health and environmental toxicity of […]

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Seeds of Death movie: Unveiling the Lies of GMOs

Seeds of Death movie: Unveiling the Lies of GMOs

On March 19, glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, was declared a probable carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. The announcement was published in the prestigious medical journal Lancet Oncology. This declaration is of critical importance to people who eat, because 85 percent of the genetically engineered (GE/GMO) crops grown today have been engineered to be able […]

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Pesticides Put Global Food Production at Grave Risk

Pesticides Put Global Food Production at Grave Risk

In recent years, it has become increasingly obvious that large-scale, chemical-based agriculture is posing an outright threat to the world’s food supply. Its dangers now far outpace any benefits that might be had in terms of efficiency. As recently reported by The Guardian, an international team of scientists has concluded that pesticide regulations have “failed to prevent poisoning of almost […]

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Superweeds: How GMO Biotech Crops Bolster the Pesticide Industry

Genetically engineered (GE) crops were first approved in the United States in the 1990s, and since then the United States has been the biggest global adopter of this technology. GE crops were supposed to improve yields, lower costs for farmers and reduce agriculture’s environmental impact. Yet nearly 20 years after their introduction, genetically engineered crops have not provided the benefits […]

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GMO and Monsanto Roundup: Glyphosate Weedkiller in our Food and Water?

GMO and Monsanto Roundup: Glyphosate Weedkiller in our Food and Water?

“Historians may look back and write about how willing we are to sacrifice our children and jeopardize future generations with a massive experiment that is based on false promises and flawed science just to benefit the bottom line of a commercial enterprise.” So said Don Huber in referring to the use of glyphosate and genetically modified crops. Huber was speaking […]

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GMO and Monsanto: Glyphosate Weed Killer Found in Human Urine across Europe

People in 18 countries across Europe have been found to have traces of the weed killer glyphosate in their urine, show the results of tests commissioned by Friends of the Earth Europe and released today. The findings raise concerns about increasing levels of exposure to glyphosate-based weed killers, commonly used by farmers, public authorities and gardeners across Europe. The use […]

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Mental Disorders in America

Mental Disorders in America

Mental disorders are common in the United States according to the National Institute of Mental Health. An estimated 26.2 percent of Americans ages 18 and older — over 1 in 4 adults — suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year. Even though mental disorders are widespread in the population, the main burden of illness is concentrated in a much […]

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Pesticide Exposure Tied To Parkinson’s Risk

Pesticide Exposure Tied To Parkinson’s Risk

Two researchers in Italy suggest exposure to pesticides, herbicides and solvents is linked to a higher risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. They came to this conclusion after analyzing over 100 studies from around the world. Parkinson’s is a progressive degenerative disease that affects a person’s ability to control and coordinate their muscle movement. What can begin as a tremor in […]

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