3 September 2021 — Sustainable Pulse
Breakfast at Monsanto’s Sheds Light on Health Dangers of World’s Most Used Weedkiller: Exclusive Interview
Sustainable Pulse interview with Lee A. Evslin, M.D., author of the new eye-opening book Breakfast at Monsanto’s and board-certified pediatrician and Fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. What led to your interest in Monsanto and specifically glyphosate herbicides – is this interest related to your work as a pediatrician? In 2012, the Island of […]
In a historic victory for farm workers, environment, and public health, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today it will be revoking all tolerances of chlorpyrifos, effectively banning all food uses of the toxic, brain-damaging pesticide in the U.S. In April, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered EPA to revoke all agricultural uses of chlorpyrifos or retain only those uses […]
Multinational chemical company Bayer filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court this week, seeking a reversal of a lower court verdict that established Bayer liable for damages from the use of its weed killer Roundup, Beyond Pesticides reported Tuesday. After purchasing Roundup-maker Monsanto in 2018, Bayer has been mired in a deluge of court battles from injured […]
Women exposed to the herbicide glyphosate were more likely to experience shorter pregnancies, according to a study published recently in the journal Environmental Research, Environmental Health News reported. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in the widely-used herbicide Roundup. Most research on the health effects of glyphosate has focused on workplace exposures — people who work in […]
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