Glyphosate, GMOs and Pesticides – Weekly Global News Bulletin 19 August 2022

Friday, 19 August 2022 — Sustainable Pulse

FDA Finds Majority of Foods in America Contain Pesticide Residues

Over half of all food samples tested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) contain the residues of at least one pesticide, and one in ten samples have levels that violate legal limits established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Beyond Pesticides reported Monday. Source: Beyond Pesticides These findings, published by the FDA […] Read more

Glyphosate Crosses Blood-Brain Barrier and Exposure Correlates with Alzheimer’s Symptoms – New Study

In a new study, Arizona State University (ASU) and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGEN) have explored the effects of glyphosate exposure on the brains of mice. The research demonstrates, for the first time, that glyphosate successfully crosses the blood-brain barrier and infiltrates the brain. Once there, it acts to enhance levels of a critical factor […]   Read more

Glyphosate & Roundup: Poison In Our Daily Bread – Fork the System Podcast

It’s not surprising that glyphosate, the so-called active ingredient in Bayer-Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller, is found in foods made with glyphosate-tolerant GMO crops like corn, soy and canola. But why is glyphosate herbicide showing up in non-GMO and organic foods too? In the first episode of Fork the System, GMO/Toxin Free USA staffer Nomi Carmona hosts […] Read more

Biden Administration Refuses Phase Out of Pesticides on US Wildlife Refuges

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last week denied requests by conservationists and members of Congress to phase out the use of agricultural pesticides on national wildlife refuges. The Service’s decision was issued in response to a legal petition filed earlier this year by the Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Food Safety calling for the agency […] Read more

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