02 Jul '11, 9am

Glyphosate linked to non-hodgkins lymphoma. I see TOO MANY NHL patients in NZ - Monsanto are just peddlers of death

New Study Links Monsanto's Roundup to Cancer PRESS RELEASE - 22 JUNE A recent study by eminent oncologists Dr. Lennart Hardell and Dr. Mikael Eriksson of Sweden [1], has revealed clear links between one of the world's biggest selling herbicide, glyphosate, to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a form of cancer [2]. In the study published in the 15 March 1999 Journal of American Cancer Society, the researchers also maintain that exposure to glyphosate 'yielded increased risks for NHL.' They stress that with the rapidly increasing use of glyphosate since the time the study was carried out, 'glyphosate deserves further epidemiologic studies.' Glyphosate, commonly known as Roundup, is the world's most widely used herbicide. It is estimated that for 1998, over a 112,000 tonnes of glyphosate was used world-wide. It indiscriminately kills off a wide variety of weeds after application and is...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/monsanto/glyphocancer.cfm

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