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The Roundup row: is the world’s most popular weedkiller carcinogenic?

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The Guardian Producer Monsanto is facing thousands of lawsuits from customers who now have cancer. But not all experts are convinced of a link… Story here. --> But not all suspicions about Roundup are confined to its effects on humans.  What about food crops and livestock?  Watch my video, below and decide for yourself! RELATED:  " Field of Nightmares: Ottawa promotes the use of Roundup by Canadian Farmers, Letting Corporate Seduction Trump Scientific Evidence. "

Controversial glyphosate weedkiller wins new five-year lease in Europe

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the guardian EU votes to reauthorise the pesticide, ending a bitterly fought battle that saw 1.3 million people sign a petition calling for a ban. STORY HERE. A Wikimedia Commons photo. RELATED:  Field of Nightmares  -  Ottawa continues to embrace the widespread use of Roundup on Canadian farms by letting corporate seduction trump scientific evidence.

Glyphosate Sprayed on GMO Crops Linked to Lake Erie’s Toxic Algae Bloom

EcoWatch Glyphosate , the controversial main ingredient in Monsanto ’s Roundup and other herbicides, is being connected to Lake Erie’s troubling algae blooms,  which has fouled drinking water and suffocated and killed marine life in recent years. Story here.

Atrazine and Glyphosate More Harmful Than Scientists Once Thought

EcoWatch Monsanto marketed its potent weed killer glyphosate —the active ingredient in  Roundup —and the corn and soybeans genetically engineered to withstand it, by claiming it would replace other, more toxic weed killers such as atrazine. But, it didn’t happen. Story here.

Scientists Seek Review of Glyphosate, Allege ‘Flawed’ Regulations

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Manitoba Co-Operator Reuters — U.S. regulators have relied on flawed and outdated research to allow expanded use of an herbicide linked to cancer, according to a column published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday. Story here.