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Glyphosate

Scandal of Glyphosate Re-assessment in Europe
EU rapporteur state Germany recommends re-approval with daily intake increased by 67 %; its re-assessment was carried out by Monsanto and a consortium of chemical companies in Europe based almost entirely on studies from industry; it should be rejected outright
Dr Nancy Swanson and Dr Mae Wan Ho 9th July 2014

Comment on: Availability of Petition for Determination of Nonregulated Status for Monsanto MON 87411 Corn Rootworm Protected and Glyphosate-Tolerant Maize
Submission to APHIS, US Department of Agriculture, Docket ID: APHIS-2014-0007
Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji 6th May 2014

Sri Lanka Partially Bans Glyphosate for Deadly Kidney Disease Epidemic
Glyphosate's metal-chelating activity causes bioaccumulation of toxic metals in the body, resulting in an estimated 400 000 cases in Sri Lanka and 20 000 deaths
Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji 9th April 2014

Glyphosate and Cancer
New research shows that the low levels of glyphosate found in human urine can promote the growth of human breast cancer cells, confirming the carcinogenic potential of the herbicide known since the 1980s
Dr Mae Wan Ho 26th March 2014

Glyphosate/Roundup and Human Male Infertility
Steep decline in human male sperm count concomitant with rise in testicular germ cell cancer, congenital malformations of the male reproductive tract and drop in serum testosterone levels, all pointing towards increasing exposure to glyphosate/Roundup herbicides during the past decades, now corroborated by lab findings
Dr Mae-Wan Ho 19th March 2014

GM Cancer Warning Can No Longer Be Ignored
The latest findings of cancers and deaths from GM maize and Roundup herbicide are the result of the most in-depth long-term toxicology study ever done on GM food; we ignore them at our peril
Prof Peter Saunders and Dr Mae-Wan Ho 24th October 2012

Why Glyphosate Should Be Banned
Glyphosate has contaminated land, water, air, and our food supply; the maximum permitted levels are set to rise by100-150 times in the European Union if Monsanto gets its way as damning evidence of serious harm to health & the environment piles up
Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji and Dr Mae-Wan Ho 10th October 2012

GM Crops Destroyed by US Drought but non-GM Varieties Flourish
Non-GM varieties are more drought resistant, yet agritech giants ensure farmers are unable to access them
Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji 9th October 2012

Glyphosate Toxic to Mouth Cells & Damages DNA, Roundup Much Worse
Further evidence of genotoxic and cytotoxic effects – a prelude to cancer, birth defects and reproductive problems
Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji 28th March 2012

Glyphosate Kills Rat Testis Cells
Another link between Roundup and infertility
Dr. Eva Sirinathsinghji 27th February 2012

USDA Scientist Reveals All - Glyphosate Hazards to Crops, Soils, Animals, and Consumers
Don Huber painted a devastating picture of glyphosate and GM crops at UK Parliament
Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji 9th January 2012

Glyphosate and Monarch Butterfly Decline
Glyphosate destruction of monarch butterfly breeding grounds suspected
Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji 19th September 2011

Glyphosate letter for Ventura county
I write in support of a worldwide ban on glyphosate and glyphosate-based herbicides on behalf of the Institute of Science in Society (ISIS), a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to reclaiming science for the public good
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 6th September 2011

EU Regulators and Monsanto Exposed for Hiding Glyphosate Toxicity
The European Commission approved glyphosate knowing, as Monsanto did, that it causes birth defects, while the public were kept in the dark, the herbicide must now be banned
Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji and Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 13th July 2011

Argentina's Roundup Human Tragedy
Ten years of GM soy and glyphosate poisoning have escalated the rates of cancer and birth defects
Claire Robinson 6th October 2010

Lab Study Establishes Glyphosate Link to Birth Defects
Developmental biologists traced glyphosate birth defects to key morphogen and signalling genes
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 4th October 2010

Glyphosate Tolerant Crops Bring Diseases and Death
New research reveals disastrous ecological impacts of the world’s top herbicide and GM crops made tolerant to it
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho and Brett Cherry 26th May 2010

Scientists Reveal Glyphosate Poisons Crops and Soil
Scientists go public on devastating ecological impacts of Roundup Ready cropping systems while USDA keeps mum
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 19th May 2010

Glyphosate Resistance in Weeds - The Transgenic Treadmill
Glyphosate resistant weeds may spell the end of patented herbicide tolerant crops, but can farmers exit the transgenic treadmill that’s very profitable for Monsanto?
Prof. Joe Cummins 3rd March 2010

Ban Glyphosate Herbicides Now
Scientists Confirm Potent Hormone Disrupting Effects. Latest evidence confirms world's top-selling herbicide used with GM crops is toxic and disrupts sex hormones at infinitesimal doses; time for a worldwide ban
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 15th July 2009

Glyphosate Herbicide Could Cause Birth Defects
Argentina Considers Ban
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 14th July 2009

Death by Multiple Poisoning, Glyphosate and Roundup
Scientists pinpoint how very low concentrations of the herbicide and other chemicals in Roundup formulations kill human cells, strengthening the case for phasing them out, and banning all further releases of Roundup-tolerant GM crops
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho and Brett Cherry 11th February 2009

Deregulation of Glyphosate Tolerant Creeping Bentgrass Out of Question
This article has been submitted to the USDA on behalf of the Independent Science Panel
Prof. Joe Cummins 7th November 2005

Glyphosate Toxic & Roundup Worse
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho and Prof. Joe Cummins call for urgent regulatory review of the most widely used herbicide in the light of new scientific evidence
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho and Prof. Joe Cummins 7th March 2005

Acrylamide In Cooked Foods: The Glyphosate Connection
Recent health alert over toxic acrylamide in cooked foods is linked to glyphosate, Prof. Joe Cummins reveals
Prof. Joe Cummins 1st August 2002

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