“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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Winnipeg Free Press, July 30 Article on page B9: On gluten and GMOs

The writer informs us that people’s recent increase of health reactions to wheat products is not due to new wheat varieties, not GMOs, not a change in gluten levels, and not due to changes in the genetic makeup of wheat itself. So what is the cause of the increased incidences of obesity, diabetes, or other health conditions? “…Some have linked […]

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