30 Jun '11, 12pm

Monsanto accused of fuelling a 'pesticides arms race'

Monsanto accused of fuelling a 'pesticides arms race'

The use of the popular weedkiller, 'Roundup', in public parks and on agricultural crops is a danger to public health, according to a new analysis of scientific evidence. One of the main ingredients of Roundup, as well as several other herbicides, is a chemical known as glyphosate. A review of academic research, conducted by Greenpeace and the anti-GM campaign group GM Freeze, suggests exposure to it can cause cancer, hormonal imbalance, birth defects and neurological illnesses including Parkinson's. The glyphosate within weedkiller can also be damaging to wildlife and rivers, when it spreads through the soil and into watercourses with run-off. As the Ecologist reported recently, the pesticide industry and regulators have been accused of repeatedly misleading the public with claims that glyphosate is safe . In reality, academic studies including one commissioned by one of t...

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/961236/gre...

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epa.gov 30 Jun '11, 7pm

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organicconsumers.org 02 Jul '11, 9am

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organicconsumers.org 28 Jun '11, 3pm

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epa.gov 29 Jun '11, 6pm

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organicconsumers.org 02 Jul '11, 9am

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Monsanto's Dark History 1901-2011

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care2.com 27 Jun '11, 2am

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