High Glyphosate Levels in Mothers Leads to Shorter Pregnancies and Smaller Babies – New Ongoing Study

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by Sustainable Pulse - 5 April 2017

Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) announced Tuesday new evidence highlighting growing concern over sharply rising herbicide use and risks to pregnant women and children living in the rural Midwest. One ongoing study of pregnant women in an Indiana obstetric practice has found glyphosate (aka...

Sustainable Food

Monsanto Face Lawsuit over “Misleading” Roundup Label

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Two nonprofit organizations on Friday filed a lawsuit against Monsanto for misleading the public by labeling its popular weedkiller Roundup as “target[ing] an enzyme found in plants but not in people or pets.” This lawsuit charges that this statement is false, deceptive, and misleading, because the enzyme targeted by glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, is, in fact, found in people...

Sustainable Agriculture

Monsanto Tribunal Judges Slam Monsanto over Violation of Human Rights

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Today the five international judges for the Monsanto Tribunal presented their legal opinion, which include key conclusions, both on the conduct of Monsanto and on the need for important changes to international laws governing multinational corporations. The judges conclude that Monsanto has engaged in practices that have impinged on the basic human right to a healthy environment, the right to food...

The Detox Project

Glyphosate Residue Free Certification Creates New Transparency Shift for US Consumers

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Glyphosate Residue Free certification for U.S. food products has been launched on Tuesday by The Detox Project, in a move that gives consumers a way of avoiding the ‘probably carcinogenic’ chemical. Glyphosate is the most used pesticide in the World and has the highest public profile of any chemical used in food production. It has been found in a range of popular American food products and in...

GMO Judy Carman

‘Supporter of GM Crops’ Snooke Forced to Apologize over Dr. Judy Carman Defamation

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On 5 June 2015, the Western Grain Growers (WGG) of the Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) of Western Australia published an edition of their regular Bulletin.  On the front page, they said that I had “…been dismissed from two Australian […] The post ‘Supporter of GM Crops’ Snooke Forced to Apologize over Dr. Judy Carman Defamation appeared first on GMO Judy Carman. ...