Alexis Baden-Mayer writes for the Natural Customers Affiliation:
“In 2015, the World Well being Group’s Worldwide Company for Analysis on Most cancers acknowledged the carcinogenicity of glyphosate, the principle ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide. This made lawsuits on behalf of Roundup-exposed most cancers victims attainable and resulted in billion-dollar jury awards.
Shamefully, the IARC resolution didn’t affect the Environmental Safety Company, however Bayer (which now owns Monsanto) mentioned that, to restrict legal responsibility, by 2023 it will cease promoting glyphosate-based herbicides to shoppers, limiting gross sales to farmers and pesticide professionals.
It’s 2023. Did Bayer maintain its promise?
No it didn’t. Bayer remains to be promoting Monsanto’s glyphosate-based Roundup herbicide on to shoppers for house use.
Bayer by no means took glyphosate-based Roundup herbicides off the cabinets, it simply started providing glyphosate-free variations.
The brand new variations of Roundup are additionally poisonous.
In accordance with Past Pesticides, “Roundup® Twin Motion … incorporates the next energetic elements: triethylamine salt of triclopyr, fluazipop-P-butyl, diquat dibromide, and ammonium salt of imazapic—elements which are reproductive and developmental toxicants, sensitizers, and poisonous to aquatic and different organisms.”
4 out of 5 folks within the US are contaminated with glyphosate, primarily due to glyphosate residues in our meals, as demonstrated by testing carried out by the Detox Undertaking, Mothers Throughout America and the Environmental Working Group.
Most cancers is only one threat of glyphosate contamination.”
Learn extra concerning the risks of this poisonous herbicide and what you are able to do to get glyphosate out of your physique
TAKE ACTION: Contact your state legislators to allow them to understand how vital it’s to get glyphosate out of agriculture and garden care.