16 Dec '11, 10pm

Are You Eating, Drinking and Breathing Monsanto's New Agent Orange?

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Millions Against Monsanto page and our Environment and Climate Resource page , and our Health Issues page . In a groundbreaking study published in Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry last month, researchers found that glyphosate, the active ingredient in the herbicide "Roundup," is flowing freely into the groundwater in areas where it is being applied. The researchers found that 41% of the 140 groundwater samples taken from Catalonia Spain, had levels beyond the limit of quantification - indicating that, despite manufacturer's claims, it does not break down rapidly in the environment, and is accumulating there in concerning quantities. Why Is Groundwater Contamination An Important Finding? Groundwater is water located beneath the ground surface, that supplies aquifers, wells and springs. If a chemical like gl...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_24514.cfm

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