Glyphosate news, articles and information:
|11/26/2016 - While many of us have long suspected that glyphosate is present in many popular American food items, new laboratory testing has finally confirmed what we already knew: Many foods are contaminated with the cancer-causing herbicide.
The analysis was conducted in an FDA-registered laboratory and commissioned...|
|11/22/2016 - A Los Angeles law firm is taking on biotech giant Monsanto on behalf of those who have developed illnesses after being exposed to the company's glyphosate-based herbicide, Roundup.
Glyphosate, the most widely used herbicide in history, has been linked to cancer and other serious illnesses. The law...|
|11/21/2016 - Glyphosate has been a topic of serious controversy for quite some time now. It's a key ingredient in a widely used herbicide that has been linked to a number of consequences not just for humans, but for wildlife and the environment. But just how pervasive has this toxic herbicide become in our society,...|
|11/20/2016 - Largely due to Monsanto's efforts to hide the truth from the public regarding the dangers of glyphosate, many people have no idea of the real extent of the threat posed by what has become the most widely used herbicide in the world – nor do most realize how widespread its use has become within...|
|11/11/2016 - Most people believe that if they eat some vegetables here and there, and lay off the junk food most of the time, that their weight, health, heart and mind will be just fine. Maybe so 50 or 60 years ago, but not anymore.
Our grandparents' and great grandparents' food wasn't doused with chemical insecticides,...|
|11/4/2016 - Although Americans only constitute 5 percent of the world's population, we use a shocking 25 percent of the world's supply of glyphosate – a toxic herbicide found in Roundup weed killer. According to Stephanie Seneff, PhD, this usage is exacting a terrible toll. In fact, Dr. Seneff identifies...|
|10/28/2016 - The popular herbicide glyphosate, also known as Roundup, is far more toxic to humans than the chemical industry claims it is, a new report has found. The Pesticide Action Network (PAN) in a 96-page document entitled Glyphosate, reveals how people all around the world are being systemically poisoned...|
|10/21/2016 - The makings of what could become the first successful class-action lawsuit against the world's most evil corporation are giving a much-needed boost to the movement for clean food. Agri-giant Monsanto will soon face a barrage of lawsuits from a number of law firms over cancer-causing agents in its popular...|
|10/21/2016 - Over the past 40 years, glyphosate has been sprayed on vineyards and orchards to control weeds. However, any chemical used in a certified-organic wine may not have an adverse effect on human health or the environment, as defined by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and per the National List of...|
|10/6/2016 - Western civilization is facing a health crisis of unprecedented proportions, with chronic disease rates continuing to surge all throughout the developed world with no end in sight. And a new research study published in the peer-reviewed journal Entropy suggests that one of the world's most widely used...|
|9/30/2016 - Glyphosate, a toxic chemical found in popular weedkiller Roundup, is classed by the World Health Organization as a probable carcinogen. Roundup is commonly used across America in gardens, public parks and for agriculture – but studies have found that one of its ingredients – glyphosate –...|
|9/29/2016 - Glyphosate – the cancer-causing active ingredient found in Monsanto's Roundup weed-killer product – has been found to be present at "extreme" levels in soybeans, and is presumably also present at high levels in other foods, since glyphosate-based herbicides (GBH) are now the most widely-used...|
|9/28/2016 - For at least 35 years Monsanto and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) knew about the cancer-causing abilities of glyphosate-containing herbicides. Nonetheless, they chose to cover it up, putting you, your family and millions of Americans at risk.
Monsanto is the world's leading producer...|
|9/27/2016 - Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup, is the most widely applied herbicide in the world. More than 100 million pounds of the weed killer are applied to crops each year in the United States alone.
The chemical, categorized as a probable carcinogen by the World Health Organization...|
|9/22/2016 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been doing its best to protect Monsanto and the entire GMO industry by dragging its feet and hiding information regarding glyphosate content in foods.
Glyphosate, the most widely-used herbicide on the planet and an essential component in GMO agricultural...|
|9/20/2016 - Freedom of Information documents obtained by the group U.S. Right to Know reveal that the FDA has confirmed the presence of glyphosate contamination in honey being sold on U.S. store shelves.
Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Roundup, the world's top selling herbicide. Roundup's explosive commercial...|
|9/15/2016 - If you aren't already outraged by the contents of vaccines, this new discovery might just change your mind. Research scientist Dr. Anthony Samsel has recently found that Monsanto's most prolific herbicide is actually present in most vaccines, according to his test results.
[Editor's note: This is...|
|9/9/2016 - The European Commission must not re-approve the 'probably carcinogenic' weedkiller glyphosate so long as its assessment is based on secret industry studies, actual products are not investigated, and in the absence of scientific criteria for endocrine disruption, write 66 MEPs in this Open Letter to...|
|9/8/2016 - Six environmental NGOs (Global 2000, PAN Europe, PAN UK, Generations Futures, Nature et Progres Belgique and Wemove.EU) from five European countries are filing today a formal legal complaint against those responsible for the assessment of glyphosate in Europe, for denying the cancer-causing effects...|
|8/31/2016 - General Mills is being sued for misleading use of the term "natural" on packages of Nature Valley granola bars, which have been shown to contain residues of the toxic herbicide glyphosate (Roundup).
The lawsuit, filed by Moms Across America, Beyond Pesticides and the Organic Consumers Association,...|
|8/31/2016 - Italy's Ministry of Health has imposed sweeping new restrictions on the use of the cancer-causing herbicide glyphosate, a move that represents one of the "largest bans on both consumer and agricultural use of the controversial substance."
The new restrictions cover a wide range of applications, including...|
|8/29/2016 - Glyphosate -- the active ingredient of Monsanto's blockbuster herbicide Roundup -- may disrupt development of the uterus, leading to fertility problems and cancer, according to a study conducted by researchers from Argentina and published in the journal Toxicology.
Roundup is one of the most widely...|
|8/23/2016 - Plants, herbs, healthy microbial life and ecological diversity are all being tortured by Monsanto's famous herbicide chemical, glyphosate. Introduced commercially in 1974, glyphosate took the world by storm. Today it practically rains down over the fields as if it were water.
In the Midwest, farmers...|
|8/18/2016 - The European Parliament just voted to re-authorise glyphosate, writes Peter Melchett - but with significant restrictions on its use. So what does the vote mean for the world's biggest selling herbicide? And how come the UK's National Farmers' Union welcomed the decision as an unqualified victory?
|8/15/2016 - Canada's New Brunswick province has lately become a center of controversy regarding the use of Monsanto's Roundup herbicide, and the latest revelations involve the decline of deer populations due to widespread spraying of glyphosate – the active ingredient in Roundup.
|8/12/2016 - Chronic disease and cancer have become the norm in developed nations such as the United States, and sadly, very few people can see how their chronic health problems are related to endocrine disrupting petroleum byproducts, agrochemicals, heavy metals and other toxins in the food and medicine supply.
|8/9/2016 - In the dystopian novel 1984, George Orwell describes a world we thought we'd never see: perpetual war, omnipresent government surveillance, and of course, public manipulation through tyrannical "English" socialism. The privileged elite even persecutes independent thinking, calling it "thought-crime."...|
|8/8/2016 - One of the greatest threats to human health today is a violent chemical called glyphosate, which is the main ingredient in the famous weedkiller, Roundup. Glyphosate is sprayed on lawns and gardens all across America, with little regard to what it's actually doing to the cellular health of men, women...|
|7/28/2016 - French environmentalists are outraged after the EU Environmental Committee elected to extend the licensing for glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup. Upon hearing news of "probable" carcinogenic effects of glyphosate, the French government motioned to implement a ban outlawing the...|
|7/28/2016 - Over 3,000 boxes of cotton-based panty liners have been pulled off the shelves in Canada and France, after findings that they contained glyphosate, the active – and cancer-causing – ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup. Italian manufacturer Corman made the decision to pull the Organyc brand...|
|7/26/2016 - Nearly half a century has passed since Monsanto scientist John Franz first discovered glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, which today is sprayed heavily all over the globe, including on our food and water, and in recreational areas where people go for leisure.
However, it is only now that...|
|7/26/2016 - A United Kingdom-based charity and organic certification body has called on all major UK bread makers and supermarkets to stop using and selling products that have been treated with glyphosate, the main chemical in the widely-utilized Roundup herbicide by Monsanto.
In a letter, the Soil Association...|
|7/26/2016 - Recent research has pinpointed Monsanto's glyphosate-based herbicide, Roundup, as one of the main contributing factors to the drastic population declines experienced by monarch butterflies in the past 20 years.
Since 1997, monarch butterfly populations have decreased by a staggering 74 percent in...|
|7/25/2016 - The quality of our food and the feed that we give to livestock is, of course, vital to our health. While "quality" of foods can be described as containing appropriate nutrients and vitamins at levels sufficient to sustain good health, it also means that what we consume should be free of toxins, both...|
|7/22/2016 - Federal land managers are engaged in a reckless experiment as they spray North American wildlands with enormous quantities of herbicides without collecting any data on the effects of these practices, warned a team of international researchers from Europe, the United States, Mexico and Canada in a study...|
|7/21/2016 - The current issue of the Toxicology journal, details the first study in glyphosate's more than 40 years on the market, to study its effects on uterine development. In the study, a group of researchers injected newborn rats with a commercial dose of glyphosate-based herbicide (GBH), while a control group...|
|7/19/2016 - Leading by example, Malta is poised to become the first European Union nation to enact a complete ban on the carcinogenic herbicide glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller.
The move towards a complete ban in the country comes on the heels of the decision in June by the...|
|7/19/2016 - Local residents in Surrey, British Columbia (Canada) were horrified when they found that the herbicide glyphosate (trade name Roundup) was going to be sprayed in order to control invasive species in Hyland Park. The park adjoins several homes, and contains salmon-bearing streams.
The outraged citizens...|
|7/19/2016 - There are many reasons to stop using tampons and start using more natural, environmentally friendly alternatives. According to True Activist, 85% of feminine products are contaminated with an extremely dangerous, cancer-causing chemical called glyphosate – which is a commonly used herbicide. That's...|
|7/18/2016 - Claiming that the controversial move will still restrict the use of glyphosate in parks and playgrounds, the European Commission has decided to temporarily extend approval for the pervasive herbicide chemical, glyphosate (Roundup), pending the release of an upcoming report that promises to independently...|
|7/15/2016 - America's Great Lakes are in dire straits. Elevated levels of phosphorus are triggering devastating algae blooms that are tainting drinking water supplies and killing fish in record numbers, and researchers from Ohio Northern University (ONU) say there's one main cause of all this destruction: the glyphosate...|
|7/14/2016 - Is your favorite public park a green, weed-free oasis? Chances are if it looks too manicured to be true, it's brimming with chemical herbicides like glyphosate that are putting you, your children and your pets at risk.
Many cities spray these poisons by the thousands of gallons per year on grass...|
|7/14/2016 - You can clean up your food, and you can clean up your medicine, but if you don't "detoxify" your home and the products you use there, you'll be left wondering why your organic food and natural medicine still aren't preventing you from catching colds, suffering from allergies and being diagnosed with...|
|7/13/2016 - The EU is making international headlines yet again, but this time for their mandated 18-month extension of the license for the use of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup, which is used widely in French agriculture. The use of glyphosate in French farming and wine agricultural practices...|
|7/13/2016 - The world's most evil corporation was dealt a major legal blow recently, after trying to silence a Hawaiian couple for claiming injury from the use of glyphosate, a highly controversial weedkiller that the World Health Organization (WHO) last year linked to causing cancer in humans.
It all started...|
|7/12/2016 - Despite industry-led efforts to play down health and environmental risks associated with the herbicide glyphosate, two-thirds of Europeans now say that its use should be banned, according to a recent survey of more than 7,000 people from the five biggest E.U. states.
The European Parliament responded...|
|7/11/2016 - Like undoing a blindfold, many Europeans are beginning to see for the first time. As the light penetrates their blinking eyes, they are slowly awakening to the hard truths about the poison that is sprayed on their food, and about the collusion between industry and government that keeps them tied down...|
|7/10/2016 - The ruling by the International Agency for Research on Cancer classifying glyphosate (Roundup) as a probable carcinogen, has garnered widespread media attention, yet many people are still ignorant about what exactly this means.
According to senior IARC scientist, Kurt Straif, it means that the world's...|
|7/7/2016 - Consumer groups have been calling on the U.S. government to test foods for glyphosate residues on behalf of the public, amid a growing body of evidence showing that the chemical is harmful to human health.
Microbiologist Bruce Hemming was hired two years ago to test breast milk samples for residues...|
|7/7/2016 - Was former New Brunswick chief medical officer of health, Dr. Eilish Cleary, on the verge of blowing the lid about Monsanto's Roundup herbicide and its danger to humans? Or is it simply a bizarre coincidence that she was mysteriously fired from her position just weeks before she was set to unveil an...|
|7/7/2016 - Some 31 European organizations have sent a letter to the European Union in a bid to stop the spread of glyphosate – the primary ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup herbicide – across the continent.
The open letter, sent by trade unions, consumer protection groups and others including health,...|
|7/6/2016 - The European Commission has re-approved the use of glyphosate for another 18 months, despite repeatedly being unable to secure a majority decision from EU member states.
The last minute decision came as no surprise to most observers, and serves as testimony to how powerful the chemical industry truly...|
|7/1/2016 - The world's most evil corporation is throwing a temper tantrum, following news that the European Union (EU) might not renew a permit allowing the world's most widely used herbicide to be applied to European food crops.
EU leaders, France and Germany, have both been reluctant to renew approval for...|
|6/22/2016 - Taiwan has demanded a recall of Quaker Oats oatmeal products imported from the United States after random tests detected the presence of glyphosate at levels exceeding the country's maximum limit.
10 out of 36 Quaker Oats products tested contained glyphosate residue in amounts higher than the Taiwanese...|
|6/21/2016 - As technology advances big agriculture is discovering new and inventive ways to poison the remaining organic food on the planet, as evidenced by what is currently taking place Down Under.
As reported by WAToday, some South West farmers are drawing attention to what they see as a danger to their ability...|
|6/21/2016 - The "Great Glyphosate Rebellion" – a term first coined by Sustainable Pulse – continues to intensify, not only in Europe, where application of the widely used weed killer is about to expire, but also in the U.S., where Monsanto has long held regulatory authorities in a choke-hold, allowing...|
|6/15/2016 - Within a matter of weeks, glyphosate, the primary ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup, declared a likely human carcinogen by the World Health Organization last spring, may no longer be approved for use in Europe.
As we reported recently, the European Union is scrambling to reach an agreement regarding...|
|6/12/2016 - The globally bestselling herbicide Roundup can cause heart problems, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Caen, France, and Sapienza University of Rome, and published in the journal Cardiovascular Toxicology in December 2014.
The findings may explain the cases of heart...|
|6/9/2016 - Europe is still scrambling to reach a decision regarding the relicensing of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup, which was declared "probably carcinogenic" by the World Health Organization last spring. If European Union nations fail to reach an agreement by the end of June, the license...|
|5/31/2016 - New research shows that ultra-low dose exposure to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup, causes massive gene alterations in lab rats, according to a study published in the journal Environmental Health.
The report is the first in a series of studies observing the effects ultra-low...|
|5/31/2016 - Popular brand Quaker Oats announced earlier this month that there would be a voluntary U.S. recall of a small quantity of its Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars, due to the possible risk of Listeria contamination. The Quaker Oats Company, which is a unit of PepsiCo, said that although there have been no reported...|
|5/27/2016 - "Science" is a word that is often taken for granted, since the public trusts that it means they can trust what they are being told. But whose version of "science" can you really trust? When a scientific study is set up today, it's often used as a means to an end, to approve a synthetic formulation so...|
|5/25/2016 - The World Health Organization (WHO) deemed glyphosate as probably carcinogenic to humans last year, but the adverse impact of the herbicide extends beyond a heightened risk for cancer. A study conducted by a team of researchers from Germany and Egypt found that pigs fed glyphosate spawned "mutant" offspring,...|
|5/24/2016 - Glyphosate weed killer, heavily used in conjunction with genetically modified crops, is being blamed for a sharp rise in grotesque, horrific animal mutations taking place in Argentina (see horrifying photos below).
While this story will never appear in the corporate-controlled U.S. media, the UK-based...|
|5/23/2016 - Recent tests by the Portuguese No GMO Coalition showed that volunteers in the country had extremely high levels of glyphosate in their urine, placing their contamination rate well above that of many places in Europe. Every single one of the 26 volunteers had cancer-causing glyphosate in their urine;...|
|5/22/2016 - The decision to renew glyphosate use in Europe was postponed for the second time on Thursday. Representatives of EU governments did not support the European Commission's proposal (which included almost no restrictions) to renew the widely used herbicide for nine more years.
The Commission did not...|
|5/20/2016 - Teri McCall, the widow of a prominent farmer from Cambria, California, has just filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Monsanto Co. Anthony Jackson 'Jack' McCall, 69, died December 26, of terminal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, after using Roundup weed killer on his 20-acre fruit and vegetable farm for nearly...|
|5/20/2016 - Worldwide, glyphosate contamination is rampant. Around 650,000 tons of the chemical, the primary ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup, were applied globally in 2011. Unsurprisingly, the widely used weed killer is in our water supplies, soil and conventionally grown crops. Now, thanks to independent testing,...|
|5/18/2016 - As part of our ongoing expansion of news content that covers today's most important issues, we've just launched four new sites on health:
Glyphosate.news brings you all the latest news on glyphosate, the cancer-causing weed killer chemical that's being sprayed on wheat, oats, barley and other crops....|
|5/18/2016 - Colombian officials know exactly where to find chemical weapons when they need them. Glyphosate, the popular plant-killing chemical found in Roundup, has been used by the Colombian government and supported by the U.S. as a means to combat the cultivation of coca. Luis Carlos Villegas, the Colombian...|
|5/16/2016 11:38:14 AM - In a bid to show the public that there is no reason to be concerned about exposure to popular herbicide glyphosate – produced by Big Agri Giant Monsanto – Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) volunteered to take a urine test to see if glyphosate was in their systems. As reported by...|
|5/15/2016 - At a time when food giants such as Aldi and Del Monte are receiving good publicity for taking a stand on GM produce and the importance of clear labeling, Quaker Oats is being questioned over traces of toxic chemical glyphosate in a lawsuit.
As reported by The New York Times, a lawsuit that is currently...|
|5/13/2016 - Here are ten serious predictions about events I believe have a better-than-even chance of unfolding over the next 18 months (or so). These predictions are based on projections of present-day observations combined with an understanding of social psychology and human history.
Societies all across our...|
|5/8/2016 - The adverse effects of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup Ready herbicide, continue to mount. According to an alarming study, published in the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology, glyphosate, even in ridiculously low concentrations, can accelerate the growth of human breast cancer...|
|5/5/2016 - Monsanto's blockbuster herbicide Roundup (glyphosate) can cause serious health problems even at very low levels of exposure, according to a new study conducted by researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Abacus Enterprises and published in the International Journal of Human Nutrition...|
|5/4/2016 - Quaker Oats, owned by PepsiCo, has been sued over its "all natural" oats containing high levels of glyphosate weed killer (sold as "Roundup" by Monsanto).
The New York Times, forever a defender of Monsanto and GMOs, is blatantly lying to its readers by claiming the glyphosate found in Quaker Oats...|
|5/3/2016 - According to biotech industry and its army of mercenary trolls and science shills, glyphosate is perfectly safe to eat and doesn't cause cancer.
Of course, that claim holds about as much scientific credibility as Big Tobacco's claim that "smoking cigarettes doesn't cause lung cancer or heart disease"...|
|5/2/2016 - Residues of the toxic herbicide glyphosate can be found on many popular breakfast foods, some of them in levels higher than maximums set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), according to an analysis conducted by the Alliance for Natural Health USA (ANH-USA).
The foods found to be tainted...|
|4/28/2016 - The recent news that a number of non-GMO foods were found to be saturated with glyphosate weedkiller caught many people by surprise and left a lot of us wondering exactly how this could happen.
As reported on April 20 by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, on Natural News, a sample of the Strawberries...|
|4/27/2016 - Reuters recently published a pair of supposedly investigative articles that are actually a thinly veiled hit piece on the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), and that organization's recent ruling that glyphosate (Roundup) is a "probable carcinogen."
The real motivation of these pieces...|
|4/24/2016 - As the majority of Americans long for genetically modified foods to be labeled, some scientists must wonder if that label would need to include a skull and crossbones for GM foods sprayed with glyphosate. New science reveals that the vast majority of genetically modified crops (sprayed with glyphosate...|
|4/20/2016 - France is instituting a ban on glyphosate products that are mixed with certain additives, because of the risk they pose to human health. This news comes just two months after the French ecology minister, Segolene Royal, called for such a ban to be put in place.
The French Food, Environmental and...|
|4/20/2016 - Despite mounting evidence that the world's most widely used weedkiller is linked to a host of chronic illnesses, including cancer, Monsanto has no intention of suspending its use. In a March interview with Here & Now's Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson, Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant maintains the safety of Roundup,...|
|4/20/2016 - According to glyphosate laboratory testing conducted at Microbe Inotech Laboratories, Inc., in St. Louis, the Quaker Instant Oatmeal (Strawberries and Cream) sample tested at the lab contains an astonishing 1,327.1 ppb (parts per billion) of glyphosate weed killer.
The test results, achieved via...|
|4/7/2016 - In the age of glyphosate and neonicotinoids, it can feel like there's nothing a single person can do to stem the alarming worldwide decline of pollinator populations. Yet, even as grassroots activists and policy makers battle over the larger issues killing pollinators worldwide, ordinary people can...|
|4/5/2016 10:17:27 AM - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is currently conducting a "registration review" of glyphosate to determine if the chemical is safe to use for another 15 years. For it to be approved, the chemical must be in compliance with the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, which requires...|
|3/28/2016 1:47:48 PM - Health food advocates, scientists and environmental activists, have long warned about the implications of widespread chemical use, particularly the over-application of herbicides and pesticides on crops.
Those fears are now being confirmed, as science slowly begins to uncover the extent to which...|
|3/17/2016 12:09:44 PM - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is currently assessing the toxicity of the widely used herbicide, glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup. The agency reviews each registered pesticide every 15 years to determine its safety and whether or not it's still in compliance with the...|
|3/16/2016 - Another skeleton is coming out of Monsanto's closet, and its implication will forever change how we view the relationship between corporations, scientific literature and government regulators. The infamous corporation is now being exposed for hijacking a science journal to suppress the facts that their...|
|3/15/2016 - The year 2015 hasn't been kind to Monsanto. In March, the World Health Organization declared that the company's flagship product, its herbicide glyphosate or Roundup, is a probable human carcinogen. Increasingly, national health ministries are taking a hard second look at glyphosate's health and environmental...|
|3/8/2016 - The genes of the human race have never been under such intense pressure from their surrounding environment. Pesticide and herbicide chemicals that confuse, distort and destroy the natural chemistry of life and microbiology, are being sprayed directly on the foods that people eat. The ill effects are...|
|3/4/2016 - The EPA has come under fire for the revelation that months before the massive lead poisoning of Flint's water supply became public, an EPA employee had notified his superiors of the problem. Instead of warning the people of Flint, however, the EPA privately communicated with Michigan's Department of...|
|3/2/2016 - Some people – in fact, most people – do not even understand what GMO means. To many, all they know about the genetic modification of organisms and food is that somehow science has "advanced" in the agriculture sector. They believe that maybe we need that to help with food shortages, or killing...|
|3/1/2016 - German beer – as in, beer made in Germany – is almost a food group in and of itself. For beer connoisseurs, German brands are generally at the top of their lists.
But that may be about to change, after new scientific analyses of several German brews found them to contain varying levels...|
|3/1/2016 - It is, by far, the most widely used crop herbicide in the world. But glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup formula, is not on the list of agriculture chemicals that either the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the Department of Agriculture (USDA) tests for on food products consumed...|
|2/29/2016 - The Environmental Protection Agency has been involved in numerous scandals, cover-ups and general misdeeds over the past few years, but one of the agency's most egregious recent actions went nearly unnoticed by the media and the public.
For example, the EPA's mishandling and subsequent cover-up of...|
|2/24/2016 - The former owners of Dragon's Lair Kona Coffee Farm in Honaunau, Hawaii, will no longer be fooled by Monsanto's clever marketing of glyphosate. Christine and Kenneth Sheppard's lives have forever been changed by the side effects and horrifying scientific failure of glyphosate, which has become the most...|
|2/23/2016 - As I explain in my latest podcast (below), the FDA's announcement that it will test foods for glyphosate is more of a SHAM than SCIENCE. In my view, the agency's announcement is nothing more than "scientific theater" to pretend to test foods for glyphosate, all while claiming glyphosate is completely...|
|2/23/2016 - After backlash from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) for not testing glyphosate during a testing program (and not even disclosing that they hadn't), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that they will now engage in such testing.(1)
It's about time.
|2/9/2016 - All but one of the animal feeding studies performed by independent researchers found significant effects from GM feed (Story by GMWatch, republished from GMWatch.org.)
Glyphosate residues in GM Roundup Ready crops are largely ignored in studies used for GMO regulatory safety assessments, according...|
|2/9/2016 - You may have heard it put something along these lines: GMOs have been around for years and nobody's gotten sick from them, so stop worrying about their safety. This convenient industry cop-out runs counter to the findings of a new study published in the Journal of Organic Systems, which links massive...|
|2/4/2016 - A recent study conducted by Dr. Nancy Swanson and the President of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), Andre Leu, has reinforced what many have been convinced of all along: glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto's herbicide Roundup, is lethal. Their correlation...|
|2/3/2016 - You've probably heard of Monsanto – the largest producer of genetically engineered (GE) seeds in the world, accounting for over 90% of the seeds planted globally.
The U.S.-based agricultural biotechnology company is also the leading producer of Roundup – a controversial herbicide that...|
|2/2/2016 - Though rare, toxic shock syndrome is not unheard of. It primarily affects young menstruating women, unaware of the hidden dangers of using tampons. Sometimes fatal, TSS is an infection caused by the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus, which can begin to colonize, reaching dangerous levels in the body through...|
|1/21/2016 - Do you consider yourself to be sensitive to gluten? Your problem with wheat, it turns out, may not be a problem with gluten at all. It may, in fact, be a problem with GLYPHOSATE.
Most people don't realize it, but even though wheat is not yet commercially grown as a genetically engineered crop, farmers...|
|1/20/2016 - In a victory for organic advocates and health-conscious individuals everywhere, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it plans to revoke its previous registration of the herbicide Enlist Duo, which contains a dangerous combination of glyphosate and 2,4-D.(1)
In the past, the EPA...|
|1/7/2016 - The world's most hated chemical company, Monsanto, knowingly engaged in some shady wheeling-and-dealing to get its prized herbicide, Roundup (glyphosate), approved for commercial use, a new independent inquiry has revealed.
Dr. Stephanie Seneff from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT),...|
|12/7/2015 - Some of the greatest dangers facing mankind are not the viruses that we try so hard to eradicate. Viruses will always be a part of our universe. The greatest dangers are the silent poisons that we've created - poisons like glyphosate which slowly and subtly subject our bodies to disease by depleting...|
|12/1/2015 - Long-term consumption of tiny levels of Roundup herbicide that are lower than those permitted in U.S. water supplies can lead to liver and kidney damage caused in part by changes in gene expression. This is according to a study conducted by an international group of researchers from France, Italy and...|
|11/29/2015 - A shocking new study out of Argentina made headlines recently when researchers revealed that 85 percent of cotton-based feminine hygiene products contained glyphosate, the primary ingredient in Monsanto's herbicide Roundup. The findings are especially concerning considering that glyphosate was declared...|
|11/22/2015 - The European Union Food Safety Authority (EFSA) seemingly handed Monsanto a victory on November 12, when it released a report concluding that the company's global bestselling herbicide chemical glyphosate is "unlikely" to be a carcinogen.
But a careful reading of the EFSA report actually reveals...|
|11/20/2015 - There's a really good reason why Monsanto is being called "the world's most evil corporation." Since 1901, some of its creations include the artificial sweetener saccharine, pesticides laced with dioxin, Agent Orange, aspartame (created by its partner, G.D. Searle) and the most toxic chemical on the...|
|11/7/2015 - A study published in The Lancet Global Health that focused on global dietary health yielded some unsettling findings, building the case that diets around the world are worsening instead of improving.
The study outlined what are considered healthy foods -- whole grains, fruits, vegetables, polyunsaturated...|
|10/22/2015 - In the late 1970s and early 1980s, over 50 American women were killed by their tampons. Although the FDA and the feminine hygiene industry have gone to tremendous lengths to try to memory hole this true history (and label it just a "rumor"), tampons made from certain non-natural fibers were found to...|
|10/21/2015 - This information was sent to me by a colleague Rose Stevens in Canada. Not only did I think it was very clever, especially the anonymous graphic above, but the narrative that came with it. I don't know whom to thank for this information other than the person who emailed it to me. So, I'm using it invoking...|
|10/19/2015 11:01:55 PM - A shocking statistic was found in a report from the U.S. Geological Survey, a study of pesticide and herbicide use from 1992 to 2012. During the two decades, an estimated 2.6 billion pounds of Monsanto's glyphosate-based herbicide was used on America's agricultural land. It's been the primary herbicide...|
|10/8/2015 4:58:53 PM - Readers who want reliable, alternative websites for daily news updates — look no further. The network of alternative news media sites under the Natural News umbrella definitely has enough topics to snag your interest — and our list of websites just keeps on growing.
Two of these sites,...|
|10/6/2015 11:50:22 AM - Monolithic science experiments are frequently being carried out on humans and the environment through the use of agro-chemicals and genetically modified seeds. Every time a new agro-chemical is invented, stronger than the one before it, the hypothesis remains the same — these agricultural experiments...|
|10/5/2015 6:23:19 PM - General Mills Inc. has come forth publicly, apologizing for a crucial weeks-long mistake that went down at one of their plants in Lodi, California. Over the course of several days in July, workers at the plant loaded wheat flour into the gluten-free loading system. Workers were supposed to fill the...|
|9/22/2015 - Despite the fact that the International Agency for Research on Cancer, a division of the World Health Organization, announced that glyphosate is "probably carcinogenic to humans," workers in many public spaces are still seen spraying lawns and gardens with it. Think about the many times you've seen...|
|9/22/2015 - New research out of Sri Lanka has demonstrated a toxicological aspect of glyphosate that many scientists and laymen alike have overlooked or never even investigated. Besides its inherent toxicity, glyphosate, the primary herbicide chemical used in Monsanto's Roundup formula, actually makes other toxins...|
|9/11/2015 11:54:51 AM - Those involved in the fight against Monsanto and companies like it can claim another victory as the state of California moves toward adding the chemical glyphosate to its list of restricted carcinogenic substances.
Although it is still uncertain just how far-reaching the restrictions will be, it...|
|9/11/2015 - Suffering a massive market blow after its parent company was exposed for funding efforts to block compulsory labeling of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), the Kashi brand of breakfast cereal is back for round two. GMO Free USA has published the official results of new independent laboratory tests,...|
|9/10/2015 - If you think Kellogg's Kashi GoLean cereals are healthy, you might want to think again.
A recent finding has shed light on the fact that glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto's RoundUp, along with its metabolite AMPA (aminomethylphosphonic acid), exist in the cereal.
It's no secret that...|
|9/6/2015 - In a triumphant recent press release, Washington State University (WSU) researcher Michelle (Shelley) McGuire celebrates the findings of her research team, allegedly demonstrating that the blockbuster herbicide glyphosate (Roundup) does not accumulate in human breast milk. According to the press release,...|
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|9/3/2015 - Scientists out of Europe have conducted a thorough review of the safety profile of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup herbicide, determining that the chemical disrupts human hormones at levels well below what the government considers "safe" for weed-control and agricultural desiccation...|
|8/28/2015 - When you shop for produce and see that higher price placed on the organic varieties, chances are you think there probably isn't that much difference between the two. Surely conventional agriculture doesn't waste chemicals. They only use them when they need to – when insects or fungus attacks the...|
|8/25/2015 - The global blockbuster herbicide Roundup (glyphosate) destroys the ability of honeybees to navigate back to their hives, and it might be playing a role in the ongoing collapse of pollinator populations worldwide. This is according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Buenos Aires...|
|8/11/2015 - Incensed over the revelation that its most popular weedkiller product causes cancer in humans, chemical giant Monsanto is now in rabid damage-control mode. The multinational purveyor of patented genetically-modified (GM) seeds and crop chemicals has announced plans to assemble a panel of "experts" to...|
|8/5/2015 - For years, Monsanto's bestselling glyphosate-containing weedkiller, Roundup, has been used to spray gardens, parks, playgrounds and GM crops on farms. Over the years, they propagated the belief that glyphosate is safe to use and does not accumulate in the human body.
"If ingested, glyphosate is excreted...|
|7/30/2015 - One of the lead scientists who helped conduct the World Health Organization (WHO) study on Monsanto's Roundup herbicide that determined the chemical to be "probably carcinogenic" has now gone on record saying that glyphosate is "definitely genotoxic."
Professor Christopher Portier, speaking at a...|
|7/29/2015 - Now that the World Health Organization has publicly condemned glyphosate herbicide as "probably carcinogenic to humans," awareness of this insidious chemical's contamination of the human food supply is suddenly exploding among health-conscious consumers.
Most people, however, have no awareness at...|
|7/28/2015 - Did you know that your local Lowe's or Home Depot store has shelves filled with a toxic substance that an arm of the World Health Organization (WHO) recently declared to be a probable human carcinogen? This substance is known as glyphosate; it's commonly marketed as the herbicide "Roundup" for killing...|
|7/12/2015 - When a chemical has the ability to change the gender of frogs and completely warp the mating habits of amphibians, shouldn't that chemical be considered a threat to life on the planet and be forbidden from use? Why would the science community and government regulators want something this hazardous to...|
|6/21/2015 - Three residents of Los Angeles have filed a class action lawsuit against the Monsanto Company for false and misleading advertising. Monsanto's Roundup herbicide currently bears the claim "Glyphosate targets an enzyme found in plants but not in people or pets" (italics added for emphasis) that is patently...|
|6/18/2015 - It's no secret that, compared to many parts of Europe, the United States is seriously lacking when it comes to protecting people from encountering harmful chemicals on a daily basis. For example, the synthetic chemical known as brominated vegetable oil (BVO) continues to show up in citrusy soft drinks...|
|6/15/2015 - It's no secret that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup, is at the center of heated controversy. Of course, Monsanto and its supporters maintain that the ingredient is safe, even after an arm of the World Health Organization -- the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)...|
|6/8/2015 - In one of his first official acts, Sri Lanka's newly elected president, Maithripala Sirisena, announced that his country's importation of the world's most used herbicide, glyphosate, was to be banned immediately and that the release of stocks already in the country was to be halted as well.
|6/5/2015 - As news of glyphosate's toxicity continues to spread, retailers across Europe are dropping the deadly chemical in rapid succession. Over just the last few days, Swiss supermarkets have halted sales of the hazardous chemical, with both Coop and Migros now removing glyphosate products from store shelves.
|6/4/2015 - Did the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency run cover for biotech behemoth Monsanto for years to hide the cancer-causing properties of one of the agri-giant's most profitable chemicals? Absolutely, asserts Dr. Anthony Samsel, a research scientist and consultant who says he has EPA documents in his...|
|6/2/2015 - In response to a recent International Agency for Research on Cancer report, which found that the Monsanto herbicide glyphosate "probably" causes cancer in humans, a cohort of international doctors is now petitioning the European Union Parliament, the EU Commission, and several other health and food...|
|6/1/2015 4:38:12 PM - Although there aren't any genetically modified oats on the marketplace today, that doesn't mean we should run to stores with open arms, thankful that we're eating healthy foods. The truth is, products containing oats are typically sprayed with the cancer-causing herbicide ingredient -- you know, the...|
|6/1/2015 - Joe Biden's son Beau died yesterday at the age of just 46. Here at Natural News, our hearts go out to anyone suffering such a horrible tragedy, and we extend our condolences to the entire Biden family. In this moment of tragedy and grief, however, we must have the courage to ask important questions...|
|5/29/2015 - The entire editorial board of the Washington Post functions as a group of hilarious quack science Monsanto operatives pretending to be engaged in reporting real news. It's so bad that key articles published by the Post now appear to be "written" by Monsanto, with the "Greenwashington Post" parroting...|
|5/28/2015 - Vast quantities of non-organic crops are deliberately doused with the carcinogenic herbicide glyphosate (trade name Roundup) in order to provide farmers with a more profitable harvest.
Roundup is one of the world's most popular herbicides, and the most widely used agricultural and residential weedkiller...|
|5/27/2015 - There's a vicious war taking place in South America, and the weapon of choice is none other than Monsanto's glyphosate herbicide, the primary active ingredient in the company's nefarious Roundup formula. Reports indicate that the Colombian government's foolish war on drugs, which in that country means...|
|5/26/2015 - Monsanto may be expanding its operations in the United States, but elsewhere, lawmakers, scientists, activists and ordinary citizens are increasingly questioning (and in many cases banning) the introduction of GM crops, along with the use of the glyphosate herbicide (Monsanto's Roundup).
|5/24/2015 - The March Against Monsanto exploded across the planet today as protesters took to the streets in 38 countries and 428 cities to protest the world's most evil corporation: Monsanto. (Tweet this story #MarchAgainstMonsanto)
Protesters from New York, London, Berlin, Paris and even across South America,...|
|5/24/2015 - In the Netherlands, people who have been spraying their lawns and gardens with Roundup will have to find another way to protect their land from pests. Late last year, the Dutch parliament voted to ban the sale of glyphosate-based herbicides to private parties. The ban, under which agricultural use is...|
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|5/22/2015 - The CBS daytime television series The Doctors recently devoted a segment to the groundbreaking International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) report pegging Monsanto's Roundup (glyphosate) herbicide as a probable human carcinogen. Featured on the show was Institute for Responsible Technology (IRT)...|
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