23 May 2018 — Sustainable Pulse
The peer-reviewed accepted manuscripts from the pilot phase of the Global Glyphosate Study were revealed last Wednesday in a Press Conference at the European Parliament. The results of the short-term pilot study showed that glyphosate-based herbicides (GBHs) were able to alter certain important biological parameters in rats, mainly relating to sexual development, genotoxicity and the […] The post Monsanto in Epic Fail with Attempted Attack on Global Glyphosate Study appeared first on …
When is a genetically modified organism (GMO) not a GMO? This is the question that the ECJ will soon rule on after a complaint from a coalition of French agriculture groups reached the EU’s highest court, writes Mute Schimpf. Source: www.euractiv.com/ The European Court of Justice (ECJ) is expected to rule in the coming weeks whether new genetic […] The post The EU Needs to Speak Up to Avoid ‘Backdoor’ GMOs on Our Plates appeared first on Sustainable Pulse.
Weedkiller Products More Toxic than Their Active Ingredient, Tests Show
US government researchers have uncovered evidence that some popular weedkilling products, like Monsanto’s widely-used Roundup, are potentially more toxic to human cells than their active ingredient is by itself. Source: www.theguardian.com
By Carey Gillam These “formulated” weedkillers are commonly used in agriculture, leaving residues in food and water, as well as public spaces such as golf courses, […] The post Weedkiller Products More Toxic than Their Active Ingredient, Tests Show …
Beyond Pesticides (BP) and The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) today responded to a federal judge’s ruling against Monsanto Co.’s motion to dismiss the groups’ lawsuit, filed in April, 2017. Jay Feldman, executive director of Beyond Pesticides, the lead plaintiff in the case, said: “In the face of EPA’s poor regulation of pesticides, misleading pesticide product labeling […] The post US Judge Gives Green Light to Misleading Roundup Label Lawsuit against Monsanto appeared first on …
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