Why Glyphosate contamination matters to you. The fightback against Monsanto in the US proceeds.

Nearly one BILLION pounds of Roundup are used each year for conventional crop production around the globe, but genetically engineered (GE) crops see some of the heaviest use. This is especially true for Roundup Ready crops, which are designed to withstand otherwise lethal doses of this chemical.
The issue of glyphosate contamination is well worth considering if you value your health. Recent research suggests glyphosate may in fact be an instrumental driver of many chronic diseases, and in my view, avoiding glyphosate is amajor reason for buying organic, in and of itself.
Labeling GMOs could help you select products that are less likely to have heavy contamination, although you’d also avoid many other hazardous chemicals used in conventional farming by opting for products labeled 100% organic.
It’s important to understand that these glyphosate residues CANNOT be washed off, as the chemical is actively integrated into every cell in the plant. Dr. Don Huber, who is one of the most prominent scientific experts in plant toxicology, firmly believes glyphosate is FAR more toxic and dangerous than DDT. A number of other studies have raised serious questions about the safety of glyphosate, including but not limited to the following:
  • Research published in the International Journal of Toxicology7 in January revealed that glyphosate-based formulations like Roundup pose a threat to human health through cytotoxicity and oxidative effects. Such formulations were also found to be lethal to human liver cells
  • A 2012 study8 found that 3 ppm of Roundup in water induced morphological changes in frogs
  • A German study9 on poultry, published in 2013, showed that glyphosate tends to be more harmful to beneficial gut bacteria like Lactobacillus, while pathogenic bacteria like Salmonella entritidi tend to be largely resistant to the chemical. Subsequently, the microbial balance tends to shift toward pathogenic overgrowth when exposed to glyphosate, and can predispose the animal to botulism

Victory! Vermont Passes First Effective GMO-Labeling Bill

On April 16, 2014, the Vermont Senate passed the first

no-strings-attached GMO labeling bill (H.112) by an over

whelming margin—28-2. The bill sailed through a

House/Senate conference committee and was approved

by the House of Representatives on April 23.

Governor Shumlin has already indicated he will be signing

the bill into law—which will require any genetically engin

eered food sold in Vermont to be labeled by July 1,

2016.10 Food served in restaurants, alcohol, meat, and

dairy products would be exempt from labeling however.

Foods containing GMO ingredients would also not be

allowed to be labeled “natural.”

“I am proud of Vermont for being the first state in the

nation to ensure that Vermonters will know what is in

their food,” Governor Shumlin said in a statement.

 “The Legislature has spoken loud and clear through

its passage of this bill. I wholeheartedly agree with

them and look forward to signing this bill into law.”

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2 Responses to “Why Glyphosate contamination matters to you. The fightback against Monsanto in the US proceeds.”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Monsanto was given a report by the US secret military Research and Developement dept containing information regarding alien food sources (irradiated food). No doubt the GM frankenstien foods they produce are from details found in that report.

  2. Anonymous says:

    I’m beginning to wonder if GM foods are being brought in because the powers that be know they have condemned this planet to death with their chemtrailing and fracking and God knows what else and they know the natural food sources as we know them now will eventually be obsolete due to atmospheric conditions being intolerable for growing.
    A group of people somewhere have irreversably sentenced all life on this planet to extinction through their over sized egos for wealth and recognition. there is now no going back and they know it.
    It’s one thing to make a mistake and put it right but to be responsible for the eventual destruction of all life on a planet is mind blowing. No wonder TPTB are searching for another planet for themselves to live on…They have F***ed this one up good and proper. They don’t deserve the oxygen they breathe

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