THIS IS A PROCEDURE THAT MUST BE STOPPED AT ONCE
GLYPHOSATE IS A TOXIC POISON THAT CAUSES CANCER AND MORE.
Glyphosate Warnings Go MAINSTREAM
Monsanto ordered to pay $289 million in world's first Roundup cancer trial Reuters
Glyphosate herbicide, more commonly known as Roundup, is the world’s most commonly used herbicide. It is sprayed on everything from homeowner’s lawns to gigantic fields of “Roundup-Ready” genetically modified crops. Though ubiquitous, many research studies suggest that this weed-killing chemical is far from benign. Browse this roundup of information to learn about some of the dangers of glyphosate.
EPA Raised Residue Limits of Monsanto’s Toxic Chemical Glyphosate Herbicide
The toxic herbicide Roundup is an endocrine disruptor that has been linked to serious health impacts, and now the EPA is raising the allowing residue limits for many crops.
Hazards of the World’s Most Common Herbicide
New scientific studies link Roundup (glyphosate), the most widely used herbicide in the world, to a host of health risks, such as cancer, miscarriages and disruption of human sex hormones.
Roundup Weed Killer Kills More Than Weeds
Alarming new research on the health hazards of Roundup weed killer is shining a harsh light on a regulatory process that was meant to protect us.
GMO Debate Continues as Studies of Herbicides Reveal Chronic Health Problems
Despite new studies proving glyphosate to be a harmful herbicide, the FDA has increased the limits allowed in fruits and vegetables — empowering Monsanto and refreshing the GMO debate.
Source: The Dangers of Glyphosate Herbicide
[An] "effective non-chemical weed control practices do exist. In organic farming, weed control is done without any herbicides. The aim is to maintain weed populations at manageable levels, recognising the value of weeds in providing food and habitats for a range of beneficial organisms liii” FOEE
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WHAT HAS HAPPENED TO THE MONARCH BUTTERFLY?
The extinction of certain butterfly species is not unheard of. The blueberry-colored Xerces blue disappeared from San Francisco years ago, and recently Fish and Wildlife announced that two subspecies — the rockland skipper and Zestos in South Florida — haven’t been seen since 2004 and are probably extinct. On top of that, pesticide use has also caused a collapse of other pollinators — wasps, beetles and especially honeybees. […] It happened as farmers and homeowners sprayed herbicides on milkweed plants, which serve as the butterflies’ nursery, food source and home. Washington Post
|Monarch butterfly feeding on Milkweed|
AND THAT'S NOT ALL FOLKS!