US Court Documents Show Monsanto Manager Led Cancer Cover Up for Glyphosate and PCBs

US Court Documents Show Monsanto Manager Led Cancer Cover Up for Glyphosate and PCBs:

The same Monsanto manager, Dr. George Levinskas, who helped hide the carcinogenic potential of PCBs in the 1970s, has now been shown, in California court documents released Tuesday, to have also influenced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the carcinogenic potential of the World’s most used herbicide – glyphosate – in the 1980s.

In March 2015 Sustainable Pulse uncovered a 30 year cover up by Monsanto and the EPA, related to the probable carcinogenicty of the World’s most used herbicide – glyphosate. This cover up has now been confirmed by court documents released by the U.S. District Court in San Francisco.

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Michigan State University Research: Evidence of Glyphosate Link to Monarch Butterfly Decline

Michigan State University Research: Evidence of Glyphosate Link to Monarch Butterfly Decline:

Every winter, trees on high mountains in a small area northwest of Mexico City turn orange. Close inspection reveals branches filled with brilliantly colorful monarch butterflies, rather than fiery leaves, as the eastern North American population of monarchs winters there.

Source: research.msu.edu

Their numbers, however, are shrinking. New research at Michigan State University, published in the current issue of the journal Ecography, makes a strong case that the reasons for this decline go far beyond what’s happening on the wintering grounds and addresses a current controversy about the primary causes of the specie’s decline.

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Monsanto illegally Introduces Round Up Resistant GMO Cotton in India

Monsanto illegally Introduces Round Up Resistant GMO Cotton in India:

New Delhi: On the occasion of World Health Day, 7 April, Navdanya along with Swadeshi Jagran Manch appeals to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ban Monsanto on account of its illegal introduction of  herbicide tolerant GMO Round-up Ready Flex Bt cotton (RR Bt Cotton).

Round-up, a glyphosate-based herbicide has been declared a “probable carcinogen” by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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WARNING SIGNS: Code words in latest executive order indicate Trump may be getting sucked into the GMO / pesticide swamp

Trump, like Killary, has been representing the swamp, BEFORE the election.


WARNING SIGNS: Code words in latest executive order indicate Trump may be getting sucked into the GMO / pesticide swamp:

In the realm of swampy corruption and murky politics, it doesn’t get any murkier or “swampier” than the GMO / pesticide industry, which profits from the mass poisoning of the environment and the food supply with toxic, disease-promoting chemicals.

While this “poison industry” enjoyed enormous government protection under both Bush and Obama administrations, clean food advocates and environmentalists all hoped that the next President might finally enforce scientific rationality by strictly regulating GMOs and pesticide chemicals in the interests of public safety (and environmental protection).

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French Celebrities Test Positive for Glyphosate in New Urine Research

French Celebrities Test Positive for Glyphosate in New Urine Research:

Générations Futures has tested the urine of thirty people including many French celebrities for the world’s most used herbicide – glyphosate. The results released Thursday show that 100% of the samples contained residues of glyphosate, which is a “probable human carcinogen” according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).

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Are You A GMO “Canary-in-the-Coalmine” But Don’t Recognize It?

Are You A GMO “Canary-in-the-Coalmine” But Don’t Recognize It?:

The Institute for Responsible Technology (IRT) and Jeffrey M. Smith, Executive Director, along with other prominent researchers, produced a most detailed and informative 12-page report titled “Can Genetically-Engineered Foods Explain the Exploding Gluten Sensitivity?” which provides information I think readers ought to become familiar with, especially since everyone must eat food to live, but may not know what ‘lurks’ within those edibles and the crops used to produce them.

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US Farmers Lose Superweeds Fight as Glyphosate Resistance Tops 75%

US Farmers Lose Superweeds Fight as Glyphosate Resistance Tops 75%:

The 2016 University of Illinois Plant Clinic herbicide resistance report has shown that glyphosate herbicide resistance and PPO Inhibitor herbicide resistance have both reached epic proportions across the Midwest of the United States.

2,000 waterhemp or palmer amaranth weed samples were received by the University of Illinois Plant Clinic from 10 states across the Midwest, amazingly 456 of the whole field sites showed Glyphosate Resistance – a total of 76.8% of the 593 sites.

Meanwhile, 62.5% of the weed samples on the whole field sites showed resistance to PPO inhibitor herbicides. Also, 49% of weeds on the whole field sites showed resistance to both PPO inhibitor herbicides and glyphosate herbicides.

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In Illinois, where the majority of samples were from, samples from 52 counties had at least one sampled field that had waterhemp or palmer amaranth plants that tested resistant to both glyphosate and PPO inhibitors.

Until the 2016 season, palmer amaranth in Illinois was not known to be resistant to PPO inhibitors.  However, several samples from southwestern Illinois were confirmed to be PPO inhibitor resistant (3 from Madison, and 1 from St. Clair counties) in the testing.

The University of Illinois Plant Clinic report has allegedly led many Midwest farmers to question the glyphosate resistant (Roundup Ready) GMO crops that have been pushed on them over the last 20 years by Biotech giants such as Monsanto.

Bill Giles, a farmer from Illinois, who has been growing GM crops since 2009, told Sustainable Pulse that many farmers in his local region are thinking of turning back to non-GMO crops to survive the superweed crisis.

Giles stated; “GM crops are on the edge of failure in the U.S. as farmers are asked to fork out more and more money on herbicides to try to control the superweeds. We simply can’t afford it! It is near the end of the road for these crops and many of my  friends in the Midwest are on the edge of turning back to conventional farming methods.”

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