Friday, 18 November 2022 — Sustainable Pulse
Uncovered Mexican Study Confirms GM Soy Causes Harm to Pancreas
In a new revelation reported by GMWatch this week, it has been found that a rat feeding study published in 2008 found that GM soy harms the pancreas, confirming earlier findings in mice. Source: GMWatch By Claire Robinson In 2002 and 2003 the Italian scientist Manuela Malatesta published two groundbreaking studies showing damage to the pancreas of mice fed GM […]
Glyphosate Residue Free Certification Market Reaches USD 800 Million as Consumers Demand Transparency
As more health-conscious consumers seek to avoid toxic chemicals and pesticides in their foods, The Detox Project reported the “Glyphosate Residue Free” (GRF) certification market grew more than 20% in the past year to nearly $800 million, with a growing number of companies seeing the value of displaying the certification seal on their products. Third-party, independent data from leading […]
New Large Scale Biomonitoring Results Show Increasing Herbicide Exposure in Pregnant Women
The average level of dicamba herbicide in the urine of pregnant women has increased more than 3-fold since 2017, the year widespread planting of dicamba-tolerant GMO crops began, Heartland Health Research Alliance (HHRA) reported on Tuesday. Dicamba levels in urine have risen dramatically compared to levels of 2,4-D. In 2010-2014, the average level of 2,4-D […]
Indian Government Restricts Use of Glyphosate in Massive Blow to Agrichemical Lobby
The Indian government has restricted the use of glyphosate-based herbicides due to the risks to human and animal health. On Tuesday the Agricultural Ministry stated in a notification that “the use of glyphosate is prohibited and no person, except Pest Control Operators (PCOs), shall use glyphosate.” The government statement added that all agrichemical companies have […]
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I would be interested to know what has happened in Russia. a few years ago I remember Russia decided NOT to allow any GMOs and wanted its crops in Russia and for expert to be free of GMOs and be appreciated for this. Does this also apply to the use of pesticides in Russia? Perhaps someone could enlighten us on that.