Global Breaking News on GMOs and Pesticides 21 August 2020

21 August 2020 — Sustainable Pulse

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Florida Approves Release of 750 Million GM Mosquitoes amidst Public Outcry

The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District (FKMCD) approved Tuesday the first-ever U.S. release of genetically modified mosquitoes. Despite public outcry and scientific dispute over the human health and environment risks posed by this field trial, the approval permits the release of 750 million GM mosquitoes over a two-year period in Monroe County, Florida, which may […]

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‘Our Mission Now Is to Bring the Benefits of Bone Broth Back into The American Diet’ – Justin Mares

Sustainable Pulse interview with Justin Mares, Founder at Kettle & Fire, on the only Glyphosate Residue Free certified bone broth brand on the market. Where did the idea for Kettle & Fire come from, as bone broth sounds like an old-fashioned kind of food, does it not? Great question! I started Kettle & Fire with my […]

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Argentinian City Discovers Strong Link Between Glyphosate Exposure and Asthma

A new study from Argentina, which used the methodological criteria of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC), has identified a relationship between environmental and residential exposure to glyphosate and the high prevalence of asthma in the small city of Monte Maíz in Argentina. This study has a very unusual story, as […]

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Glyphosate Levels in Children and Adults Drop Dramatically After One Week of Eating Organic

A peer-reviewed study published today in the journal Environmental Research found that levels of the pesticide glyphosate in participants’ bodies dropped an average of 70% after six days on an organic diet. The study is one of the first to examine how an organic diet affects exposure to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Bayer’s weedkiller Roundup, the most widely used weedkiller worldwide. It […]

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