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Drum roll please!!! I have all night to do this

Posted by on May. 6, 2013 at 4:17 AM
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http://www.globalresearch.ca/cancer-parkinsons-and-infertility-popular-monsanto-product-linked-to-major-health-problems-study-says/5333192



Cancer, Parkinson’s and Infertility: Popular Monsanto Product Linked to Major Health Problems, Study Says

  
     
 
  
AP/James A. Finley

 Cancer, Parkinson’s and infertility—these are just some of the diseases and health problems that a new study says may be linked to the heavy use of Roundup weed killer, the world’s most popular herbicide that is sprayed on millions of acres of crops.

According to the report, residue of the chemical glyphosate, the chief ingredient in Roundup, has been discovered in our food supply. That’s problematic because, according to the report, that residue may lead to diseases and other health issues.

The study’s findings directly contradict what Monsanto, the biotech corporation that developed Roundup, has been saying for years about glyphosate.

Reuters:

Those residues enhance the damaging effects of other food-borne chemical residues and toxins in the environment to disrupt normal body functions and induce disease, according to the report, authored by Stephanie Seneff, a research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Anthony Samsel, a retired science consultant from Arthur D. Little, Inc. Samsel is a former private environmental government contractor as well as a member of the Union of Concerned Scientists.

“Negative impact on the body is insidious and manifests slowly over time as inflammation damages cellular systems throughout the body,” the study says.

We “have hit upon something very important that needs to be taken seriously and further investigated,” Seneff said.

Environmentalists, consumer groups and plant scientists from several countries have warned that heavy use of glyphosate is causing problems for plants, people and animals.

by on May. 6, 2013 at 4:17 AM
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stormcris
by Christy on May. 6, 2013 at 4:30 AM

Don't forget all the bans

Monsanto Has Been Removed And Banned By: Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, Madeira, New Zealand, Peru, South Australia, Russia, France, Poland and Switzerland!

pj2becca21
by Bronze Member on May. 6, 2013 at 4:36 AM
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thank you, i was pulling that up.

Quoting stormcris:

Don't forget all the bans

Monsanto Has Been Removed And Banned By: Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, Madeira, New Zealand, Peru, South Australia, Russia, France, Poland and Switzerland!


rfurlongg
by on May. 6, 2013 at 7:53 AM
Not surprising. However, I would be surprised if our govt actually did anything about it. Sad.
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by Ruby Member on May. 6, 2013 at 7:57 AM

And the payouts to Anniston

And the park made out of that route 66 town after Dioxin contamination that killed domesticated animals, birds and sickened an entire town.

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