Tony’s book is available!

Tony Mitra’s analysis of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency glyphosate test results is now available in e-book! It is provocatively titled:  POISON FOODS OF NORTH AMERICA: Guide to navigating the glyphosate mine field in our food web  He pulls no punches and includes a rant about the over cautious use of the words TOXIC and POSION to describe glyphosate. According to […]

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Snopes time warp over preharvest glyphosate usage

Snopes is the famous site to check the veracity of facts, rumours and internet memes.  The snopes article titled “The Real Reason Wheat is Toxic” attempts to present impartial evidence about glyphosate in our food.   In general, the article is fair, but I have an issue with the section leading us to believe that the preharvest application of glyphosate to wheat is […]

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“The findings of our study are very worrying…”

I think we have all seen the recent spate of articles about the study linking glyphosate to liver disease in rats.  Yes, worrisome, but we have seen scary study results before.    But this study is uniquely scary in a few ways.  This Daily Mail article brought them to my attention. Consider these worrisome quotes from the article: Dr Robin Mesnage, […]

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European Commission petition to ban glyphosate coming soon

The European Commission has decided to register a European Citizens Initiative (ECI) (aka a petition!) inviting the Commission “to propose to Member States a ban on glyphosate, to reform the pesticide approval procedure, and to set EU-wide mandatory reduction targets for pesticide use”. The initiative will be available January 25 to start a one-year process of collection of signatures in support […]

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Tony Mitra’s petition at change.org to pressure local governments to begin testing food for glyphosate

Consider signing Tony Mitra’s petition at change.org to pressure local governments to begin testing food for glyphosate. This is an excerpt from the petition summary: The governments, both in the US and Canada, we have unofficially learned, have started testing our food on the quiet, for levels of contamination by glyphosate. But for reasons best known to them, Government officials […]

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Canadian Food Inspection Agency – National Chemical Residue Monitoring Program disappoints

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is responsible for monitoring the Canadian food supply for chemical residues and contaminants, and determining compliance with maximum residue limits (MRLs) and maximum levels established by Health Canada. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) runs the National Chemical Residue Monitoring Program. You can request the 2012-2013 and the 2013-2014 National Chemical Residue Monitoring Program report, […]

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