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Monsanto's Roundup Found in 75% of Air and Rain Samples via @EcoWatch

Monsanto's Roundup Found in 75% of Air and Rain Samples via @EcoWatch

A new U.S. Geological Survey has concluded that pesticides can be found in, well, just about anything. In recent years, Roundup was found to be even more toxic than it was when first approved for agricultural use, though that discovery has not led to any changes in regulation of the pesticide. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock Roundup herbicide , Monsanto's flagship weed killer, was present in 75 percent of air and rainfall test samples, according to the study, which focused on Mississippi's highly fertile Delta agricultural region. GreenMedInfo reports new research, soon to be published by Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry journal, discovered the traces over a 12-year span from 1995-2007. In recent years, Roundup was found to be even more toxic than it was when first approved for agricultural use, though that discovery has not led to any changes in regulation of the pes...

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