Thursday, 27 January 2022 — Sustainable Pulse
Rights groups and politicians in Colombia have welcomed a decision by the country’s Constitutional Court, which ruled this week that the government failed to consult local communities over its plan to restart aerial fumigation of coca crops, Al Jazeera reported. In a decision last Wednesday, the court said the government of President Ivan Duque could not […] The post Colombia Constitutional Court Suspends Re-Start of Glyphosate Aerial Fumigation Program appeared on Sustainable Pulse.
In one of the largest studies on glyphosate contamination in a human population, the world’s most used weedkiller was found in over 99% of the general public in France, with a total of over 6,800 urine samples having been tested. The study, published Wednesday in Environmental Science and Pollution Research, a top peer-reviewed scientific journal, […] The post Major French Study Finds Over 99% Glyphosate Contamination in General Population appeared on Sustainable Pulse.
Sanatech’s CRISPR gene-edited tomato engineered to contain higher levels of a sedative substance, GABA, is being sold on the open market in Japan. While GABA is reportedly viewed as a health-promoting substance in Japan, findings in studies are mixed and there are no studies at all showing that eating the gene-edited tomato has health benefits or is even […] The post Coming To Your Dinner Plate Soon? Potentially Unsafe GM Tomatoes appeared on Sustainable Pulse.
Glyphosate causes blood-testis barrier damage and low quality sperm via a destructive process called oxidative stress, shows a new study in rats and rat testicular cells. The study, conducted over 4 months, suggests that medium- to long-term exposure to glyphosate is a potential risk for male reproductive health, GMWatch recently reported. Source: GMWatch By Claire Robinson […] The post Glyphosate Damages Blood-Testis Barrier and Causes Poor Quality Sperm appeared on Sustainable Pulse.