Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Report Finds Regulators Knew Monsanto's Roundup Caused Birth Defects

Lucia Graves
Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Industry regulators have known for years that Roundup, the world's best-selling herbicide produced by U.S. company Monsanto, causes birth defects, according to a new report released Tuesday.

The report, "Roundup and birth defects: Is the public being kept in the dark?" found regulators knew as long ago as 1980 that glyphosate, the chemical on which Roundup is based, can cause birth defects in laboratory animals.

But despite such warnings, and although the European Commission has known that glyphosate causes malformations since at least 2002, the information was not made public.

Instead regulators misled the public about glyphosate's safety, according to the report, and as recently as last year, the German Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety, the German government body dealing with the glyphosate review, told the European Commission that there was no evidence glyphosate causes birth defects.

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5 comments:

Entity said...

Dont blame Monsanto, blame the idiots who reproduce recklessly without being connected to the reality.

Anonymous said...

I read that 100 million poor animals a year are tortured and killed in US laboratories. Peta has film of psychopaths employed as animal carers causing the most terrible suffering to the animals in their power (sorry,'care'). What the hell are these people doing being in charge of helpless beings?

Anonymous said...

Monsanto is the one of many depopulation engines of the elite.
Manifesto: Georgia guide stones.
Sorry Entity you are not the elite.

Anonymous said...

anon 8:36
you are 100% correct! this poison was created for one purpose. to maim and kill as many people as possible! these sick basterds love nothing more then death! because their father is the first murderer and their god is the epitomy of death, (lucifer) or looserfer!

DC21 said...

Check out the youtube video: "Is Monsanto Evil?" Watch the documentary "The World According to Monsanto" And learn just how fucked up this corporation is.

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