Friday, November 11, 2016 by: S. D. Wells
(NaturalNews) 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, herbicides, fungicides and other forms of pesticide that cause cancer, depression, central nervous system disorders, anxiety and dementia. Today, most grains and sugarcane get sprayed with disturbing amounts of glyphosate herbicide just before they are harvested and processed into the silos, because it dries them out and saves some production losses. Yet, glyphosate is one of the most deadly toxins to animals, including humans, and that’s been proven in lab testing time and time again.
Good news! Anresco Laboratories in San Francisco just launched their own unique detection system for final food products that reveals even low levels of glyphosate residue, and they’re testing soil samples from all around the world! Want food transparency? You got it.
Roundup weed killer contains 50 percent glyphosate, can be found contaminating most conventional food, including produce
Up until now, the only way you could truly avoid glyphosate consumption was to buy certified organic food, but thanks to Anresco Laboratories working in conjunction with The Detox Project, accurate and affordable glyphosate testing of food will be available to consumers. For all you science “geeks,” their lab is ISO certified and uses the regulatory recognized LC/MS/MS method – which is the “gold standard” for regulators and scientists testing food contaminants (not just ISO “standards” or ELISA).
By the way, Anresco Laboratories has been around since the 1940s, and their food safety analyses span several genres of research, including pesticides, herbicides, microbiology and nutritional labeling, including testing imported foods, herbal products, soil and water. Their laboratory is independent, ISO-17025 accredited and FDA-registered.
What you need to know about the dangers of consuming glyphosate
Just last year, the World Health Organization’s IARC, and their cancer research team of scientists gathered from around the world, declared glyphosate to be a probable human carcinogen. There is no safe level that can be consumed, even though it’s regularly found in American food and water. Glyphosate disturbs normal hormone activity and is a proven endocrine disruptor.
Nearly all conventional soybeans and corn grown in America contain glyphosate in the genes of the crops, and are sprayed with more and more of it (due to superweeds) because they are resistant to it.
Monsanto, the evil biotech company now owned by Bayer, is the world’s top-seller of this cancer-causing weed killer, usually sold under trade name Roundup (which contains roughly 50 percent glyphosate). Think now of how many American food products contain byproducts of corn and soy! How can you know if it’s in your food and water? Some people spray Roundup all over their yards and it runs right into their gardens. Bye-bye healthy food.
Currently, there are no regulations on glyphosate in order to protect humans. The FDA and EPA simply do not care. The cancer industry is just too big and too lucrative. Chemotherapy rarely ever helps people with cancer (it has a dismal 2.3 percent success rate), and only adds to the chemical chaos people’s bodies experience from cell disorder. Per Truthwiki, literally hundreds of tests and independent, reliable studies have been conducted that expose Glyphosate as a major threat to human health, but since the FDA and EPA rely solely on safety tests done by the manufacturer, no regulations are put in place. Period.
Important facts you should know about toxic glyphosate and Roundup
Glyphosate is a chemical and Roundup is a chemical cocktail (even more toxic than just glyphosate alone) that absorbs into foliage and also seeps into the roots.
Scientific correlations have also been made between glyphosate and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).
Laboratory studies dating as far back as 1991 and 1992 reveal that glyphosate can harm beneficial insects and earthworms.
Glyphosate harms the bacterial ecology of soil, and causes micronutrient deficiencies in plants. Still wondering why so many Americans are immune-deficient?
Nearly 200 million pounds of glyphosate are dumped on American soil each year, including in agriculture and home gardens.
Glyphosate testing in food products is about to go viral. The Health Ranger, Mike Adams, is using his lab expertise and equipment also. Soon, every American will have access in layman’s terms to exactly how much glyphosate is in typical food products, herbal supplements, water and more.
For now, keep your eyes open. You can avoid glyphosate in several ways:
First, buy certified organic food, grow your own food without chemicals, or buy from local farmers’ markets and ask lots of questions of them.
Second, look into buying a high quality water filtration system for your home. It’s much cheaper in the long run than buying bottled water, and the Big Berkey system is the best and guaranteed to filter out fluoride, glyphosate, other people’s medications, heavy metal toxins and much more.
Consumer awareness and preventive medicine are both experiencing a great awakening. Be a part of it!
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Sonoma County Bans GMO Crops
10 November 16
he Center for Food Safety celebrated a huge victory in Sonoma County, California, on Wednesday when voters approved a measure that will prohibit genetically engineered crops from being planted in the county. The passage of the Sonoma County Transgenic Contamination Ordinance, better known as Measure M, will protect local and organic growers and producers who choose not to plant GMO seed.
— Center 4 Food Safety (@CFSTrueFood) November 9, 2016
“Enacting change in the food movement, or any movement, starts at the local level and the passage of Measure M is an incredible victory for Sonoma farmers and gardeners,” Rebecca Spector, West Coast director of the Center for Food Safety, said. “Farmers deserve the right to grow food that is not contaminated by genetic engineering, just as the public deserves the right to purchase organic or GMO-free foods that are free from GMO contamination.”
Measure M passed by a large margin—55.9 percent to 44.9 percent—and Sonoma County now joins several neighboring counties including Marin, Mendocino, Humboldt, Trinity and Santa Cruz that have passed similar ballot initiatives to protect farmers and crop integrity.
The Center for Food Safety is especially proud to see the democratic process work on behalf of our food, farmers and environment in this case for local food rights. The legal staff assisted in the drafting of the Sonoma ballot initiative and provided legal and scientific counsel throughout the last year, as with past county bans in California and in other states. Center for Food Safety previously worked with campaigns in Oregon and Hawaii to ban the planting of GE crops, and also co-authored GE food labeling ballot initiatives in Oregon, California and Washington. When one of the Oregon county GE crop bans was challenged in court, Center for Food Safety helped defeat that attempt and the county ban stands. Three county laws restricting GE crops and pesticide use in Hawaii have also been challenged in court and Center for Food Safety is representing the county of Hawaii in one of the cases which is currently on appeal.