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New Book Unveils Corruption Behind Science and Regulation of Toxic Herbicides

“Herbicides: Chemistry, Efficacy, Toxicology and Environmental Impacts,” a new book by internationally recognized experts, sheds light on the human and environmental impacts from widely used herbicides and offers a potential antidote to the industry playbook downplaying their harm.

Why We Shouldn’t ‘Learn to Love GMOs’ as NY Times Journalist Suggests

In her promotion of genetically modified foods published this week in The New York Times Magazine, journalist Jennifer Kahn failed to report on the mountains of evidence showing GMO crops have failed to deliver on the promises she cites in her story.

‘The Whole Truth’ on Monsanto’s Campaign to Discredit Scientists, Deceive Public

“The Whole Truth About the Monsanto Papers,” by Gilles-Eric Seralini and Jérôme Douzelet, details how Monsanto compromised scientific journals, academies, regulatory agencies, media and governments to deceive the public about the toxicity of Monsanto’s flagship herbicide, Roundup.

Glyphosate Still Used Everywhere, Despite Evidence It Causes Cancer, Other Illnesses

Because it’s a cheap and effective weedkiller, glyphosate is used everywhere around the globe, despite evidence it harms human health. The herbicide looks cheap now, but its true costs could turn out to be much higher.

Regulators Relied on Flawed Studies — Funded by Chemical Industry — to Assess Safety of Glyphosate Herbicide

A 187-page report by researchers at the Institute of Cancer Research Vienna, Austria said their review of 53 safety studies submitted to regulators by large chemical companies showed most lack the types of tests most able to detect cancer risks.

Dr. Zach Bush: Doctors, Farmers Indoctrinated by Big Pharma

Dr. Zach Bush, a thought leader on the microbiome as it relates to health, disease and food systems, told Kelly Noonan Gores on “The HEAL Podcast,” the pharmaceutical industry owns the educational space and the research directions of academia in “profound” ways.

MIT Scientist: How Glyphosate Destroys Your Health

“Toxic Legacy: How the Weedkiller Glyphosate Is Destroying Our Health and the Environment,” written by Stephanie Seneff, Ph.D., senior research scientist at MIT, explains how and why glyphosate poses an existential threat to humanity, and why it’s so important to avoid it if you care about your health and the health of your family.

Jury Trial Date Set for Lawsuits Against Syngenta Alleging Weedkiller Causes Parkinson’s Disease

U.S. Judge Nancy Rosenstengel has set a jury trial date for Nov. 15, 2022 for the lawsuits alleging their exposure to Syngenta’s paraquat weedkillers caused them or family members to develop and suffer from the dreaded neurological disorder.

The Next Pandemic Is Here — Antimicrobial Resistance

Antimicrobial resistance is one of the top 10 global public health threats to humanity, but it rarely makes front page news.

Woman Who Says Roundup Weedkiller Caused Her Cancer Set to Take on Monsanto in Court

A California woman who was a regular user of Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller for more than 30 years is set as the next person to try to prove that exposure to the chemical causes non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a claim already won by plaintiffs in three previous trials.

Bill Gates’ Scary Recipe for How to Feed the World

If Bill Gates has his way, the food in our future will little resemble what’s on our plates today. It will be replaced by a menu of GMOs, fake lab-made “meat’ and artificial cheese — all made with patented technologies from which he’ll make millions.

BREAKING: Judge Torpedos Bayer’s Plan to Skirt Legal Liability in Roundup Cancer Cases, Citing ‘Glaring Flaws’

The federal judge overseeing nationwide Roundup litigation today denied Bayer’s latest attempt to limit its legal liability from future cancer claims associated with Roundup weedkiller, saying parts of the plan were “clearly unreasonable” and unfair to cancer sufferers.

Court Deals Another Blow to Bayer in Roundup Weedkiller Cancer Claims

A federal appeals court Friday shot down Bayer’s argument that federal regulators’ continued backing of Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller does not protect Bayer, which owns Monsanto, from lawsuits by people like Edwin Hardeman who allege Roundup caused their cancer.

Pesticides Are Killing Soil Organisms — The Foundations of the Web of Life

A study published May 4 by the academic journal Frontiers in Environmental Science finds pesticides widely used in American agriculture pose a grave threat to organisms that are critical to healthy soil, biodiversity and soil carbon sequestration to fight climate change.

Roundup Weedkiller Contains Hidden Ingredients Lethal to Bees, Study Shows

A new study in the Journal of Applied Technology found commonly used herbicides like Monsanto’s Roundup that contain glyphosate also contain undisclosed, “inert” ingredients not subjected to mandatory EPA testing.

Lawyers Signal More Lawsuits Likely Against Syngenta, Alleging Paraquat Causes Parkinson’s Disease

A move by lawyers to consolidate at least 14 lawsuits filed by eight different law firms in six different federal courts is a “telling sign” more lawsuits will be filed against the company over claims its weedkiller, paraquat, causes Parkinson’s Disease.

Monsanto Papers Part 1: The Day That Changed Everything for One Man and His Family

In this excerpt from “The Monsanto Papers,” journalist Carey Gillam recounts the day that forever changed the life of California groundskeeper Dewayne Lee Johnson — the day he ended up soaked in Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller.

Glyphosate Exposure During Pregnancy Causes Hormonal Changes in Baby Girls

A new peer-reviewed pilot study on women exposed to glyphosate during pregnancy increases scientists’ understanding of how the chemical acts as an endocrine disruptor in female infants.

Dozens of Plaintiffs Demand Day in Court Against Monsanto as Bayer Tries to Reassure Investors

Bayer says it is bringing closure to the costly Roundup litigation through settlement deals totaling more than $11 billion, but new Roundup weedkiller cases are still being filed.

From Physicist to Activist: New Film Documents Life and Work of Vandana Shiva

“The Seeds of Vandana Shiva,” a new feature-length documentary on the life of eco-activist and agroecologist Vandana Shiva, traces Shiva’s journey from nuclear physicist to defender of the environment.

Florida Manatees Face New Threat: Rising Levels of Glyphosate in Blood

A new study in Environment International found chronic exposure to increasing levels of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller, may have consequences for manatees’ immune and renal systems.

Bill Gates’ New Book: Wrong on Climate, Wrong on Farming

In his new book on climate, Gates fails to acknowledge how the decades-long “green revolution” model pushed by his foundation has harmed farmers and the environment, while lining the wallets of multinational agribusiness corporations.

Male Infertility Threatening ‘Future of Human Race,’ Says Author of New Book

Shanna Swan, Ph.D., author of “Count Down,” says endocrine-disrupting chemicals are causing decreased sperm counts, plunging testosterone levels and rising levels of erectile dysfunction.

Bill Gates and Neo-Feudalism: A Closer Look at Farmer Bill

Bill Gates has quietly made himself the largest owner of farmland in the United States. For a man obsessed with monopoly control, the opportunity to also dominate food production must seem irresistible.

Bayer Floats $2B Deal in Attempt to Head Off Future Roundup Cancer Claims

Monsanto owner Bayer AG hopes the federal judge who rejected the pesticide maker’s prior plan will approve the new deal, which includes at least $1.325 billion to compensate future “qualified” claimants.

Glyphosate Endangers Wildlife, Too. Tell the EPA to Ban It.

The EPA wrongfully claims that glyphosate used on crops grown for human and animal food has no impact on endangered species. The public has until March 12 to submit comments asking the agency to ban or restrict the chemical.

Roundup Weedkiller Disrupts Gut Microbiome Even at ‘Safe’ Levels, New Study Says

Glyphosate-based herbicides disrupt the human gut microbiome even at low doses regulators claim are safe, according to a new study. Imbalances in gut bacteria are linked to cancer, Type 2 diabetes, obesity and depression.

11 Pesticides EPA Should Ban or Restrict to Protect Infants and Children

The EPA should take swift action to ban and restrict toxic pesticides allowed in agriculture and on food.

Monsanto’s Roundup and Honeybees a Bad Combination, New Study Confirms

Researchers found a range of negative impacts on honeybees exposed to glyphosate-based pesticides like Monsanto’s Roundup at or below recommended concentrations.

New Study: Millions of People Drinking Pesticide-Contaminated Water

Advocacy group says a just and rapid transition to organic and regenerative agricultural practices would address the problem of pesticide contamination of groundwater and drinking supplies.