Tag: herbicides

Monsanto Paid Industry Front Group To Claim Weedkiller ‘Safe’ and Attack Its Critics

By Bill Walker Monsanto paid a shadowy chemical industry front group to help push back against the mounting scientific evidence that the company’s signature Roundup weedkiller causes cancer, court documents reveal. “If a company like [Monsanto] won’t support us, then who will?” the head of…

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The Ever-increasing Presence Of Glyphosate

By Catherine J. Frompovich Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s ‘flagship product’ Roundup®–now owned by Bayer Pharmaceuticals [1], apparently has contaminated every last bastion of healthful food production and naturally-grown field crops. The latest and most unfortunate producer of clean and organic grain products, Bob’s…

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Italy Just Banned Monsanto’s Top-Selling Herbicide From All Public Places

By Christina Sarich Italy just put massive restrictions on the use of Monsanto’s probably carcinogenic herbicide, Roundup, just as studies suggesting it is more toxic than previously assumed come under public scrutiny. Italy’s Ministry of Health has banned the spraying of the main ingredient in…

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Maui Completely Stops Spraying Roundup, Switches to Organic Herbicides

By Christina Sarich Maui’s State Department of Transportation just agreed not to spray Monsanto’s Roundup along roadways. All purchases of the glyphosate-based, carcinogenic weed killer have been halted, according to Maui Mama. What’s more, the department is about to change the signs on all of their…

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Sri Lanka’s New President Puts Immediate Ban on Glyphosate Herbicides

Sri Lanka’s newly elected President Maithripala Sirisena announced Friday that the import of the World’s most used herbicide glyphosate will be banned with immediate effect. The release of already imported stocks has also been stopped. Sirisena, a farmer and ex Health Minister,  stated that glyphosate…

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Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicide – Featuring the Darth Vader Chemical

By Waking Times Video – It was “supposed” to be harmless to humans and animals—the perfect weed killer. Now a groundbreaking article just published in the journal Entropy points to Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, and more specifically its active ingredient glyphosate, as devastating—possibly “the most important factor…

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Experts Slam Inconclusive German Glyphosate Risk Assessment

A new risk assessment by German authorities on the world’s most used herbicide – glyphosate – has been heavily criticized by Testbiotech on Friday as ‘inconclusive’ and untenable. Full Report: www.testbiotech.org In a report published Friday, Testbiotech is highlighting the ongoing inadequacies in the risk…

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