It's Official: Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide Causes Birth Defects
A new report by some top scientists has nailed it down, and Monsanto isnâ€™t going to be happy. The Agri-giant has built its entire business model, including genetically modified (GMO) crops that dominate the US market , around its Roundup brand herbicide . They last thing they want to admit is that it causes birth defects. But thatâ€™s just what a group of scientists from a diverse group â€“ including Cambridge University, the Kingâ€™s College London School of Medicine, and the Institute of Biology, UNICAMP, SÃ£o Paulo, Brazil â€“ have found. Key findings: Industry (including Monsanto) has known since the 1980s that glyphosate causes malformations in experimental animals at high doses. Industry has known since 1993 that these efects could also occur at lower and mid doses The German government has known since at least 1998 that glyphosate causes malformations The EU Commi...