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German Television Airs What the U.S. Won’t About Roundup

For the past month or so we've been blogging rather relentlessly about the weed killer known as Roundup, and the devastating impact this lethal product has on soil, water, plants animals and, most especially, humans. This piece from a German documentarian spells much of it all out: http://www.naturalnews.com/031382_GM_soy_GMOs.html#ixzz1EFi7vP1I. ...

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Researcher: Roundup May Be Causing Miscarriages in Cattle, Humans

Letter to USDA Urges 'Emergency' Action WHILE INSISTING HE DOES NOT WANT to be an alarmist, one of the nation’s senior soil scientists is alerting the federal government to a newly discovered organism that may have the potential to cause infertility and spontaneous abortion in farm animals and, potentially, humans. Dr. Don Huber, professor emeritus at Purdue University, believes the appearance and prevalenc ...

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Roundup: The Hidden Factors of a Lethal Poison

A poison, by most people's definition, is anything that will kill you within, say, a few hours. I grew up watching John Wayne and Clint Eastwood westerns where a well-placed rattlesnake would terrify. Or maybe a tarantula, the bite of which would kill you instantly. Or arsenic. These days the murder movies always seem to include anthrax, or ricin or sarin, or crime fiction's favorite, cyanide. All those poi ...

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Roundup, Part I: “A Very Serious Poison”

NOTE: This is the first in a three-part series about Roundup, the world's most commonly used non-selective weed killer. As the lawn and garden advertisements begin for this season in some parts of North America, it's timely to note the relatively new information available about this product's toxicity: [caption id="attachment_2570" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Dr. Andres Carrasco (Blumberg Laborat ...

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Is Roundup Dangerous?

The evidence continues to stack up against the world's most widely used pesticide: http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2010/10/roundup-suffocates-human-cells.html ...

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New Zealand Study Links Roundup to Fish Kills

A new study from New Zealand shows that applications of the herbicide Roundup increase the levels of parasites in water, which leads to deaths of fish. The link is here: http://invw.org/node/958. The story also contains a link to the government's public comment pages for Roundup-ready alfalfa — which absolutely should not be approved. Here is a link to a position paper on the subject: http://www.geertsonsee ...

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France High Court: Monsanto Lying About Roundup Safety

Remember when the manufacturers of Roundup used to market the product as almost instantly biodegradable? They tried to tell us the Roundup would be virtually gone from the soil within a week. Recently, the highest court in France found the manufacturer, Monsanto, guilty of lying: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/8308903.stm. The fine was a paltry $22,000, which I'm sure the company took as a joke. This mak ...

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Should Roundup be Banned Altogether?

With the EPA's recent review period recently ended for Roundup and other similar products, several groups are calling for a de-registration of the most commonly used non-selective herbicide. Check out the story from BeyondPesticides.org here: www.beyondpesticides.org/dailynewsblog/?p=2452 ...

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