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Detection of glyphosate residues in companion animal feeds, study

25/10/2018

Study finds glyphosate in cat and dog food. eurekalert.org. October 24, 2018.A new Cornell study published this month in Environmental Pollution finds that glyphosate, the active herbicidal ingredient in widely used weed killers like Roundup, was present at low levels in a variety of dog and cat foods the researchers purchased at stores. Before you […]



A Brazilian court overturned an injunction banning products containing glyphosate

04/09/2018

Brazil court overturns ban on weed-killer glyphosate. reuters.com. September 03, 2018. A Brazilian court on Monday overturned an injunction banning products containing the popular weed-killer glyphosate, knocking down a previous ruling that had been set to disrupt the soy planting season set to begin this month. A Brazilian judge ruled last month to halt the registration […]


Glyphosate exposure in pregnancy and shortened gestational length, study

30/08/2018

Direct evidence of exposure of pregnant women to herbicide ingredient. sciencedaily.com. March 22, 2018. Summary: The first birth cohort study of its kind has found more than 90 percent of a group of pregnant women in Central Indiana had detectable levels of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, the most heavily used herbicide worldwide. Exposición […]


Occurrence and fate of pesticides in the Argentine stretch of the Paraguay-Paraná basin, study

20/02/2018

Occurrence and fate of pesticides in the Argentine stretch of the Paraguay-Paraná basin.Environ Monit Assess. 2017 Feb;189(2):63. doi: 10.1007/s10661-017-5773-1. Epub 2017 Jan 19. Abstract: The Argentine stretch of the del Plata basin crosses regions devoted to extensive and intensive agriculture mostly with chemical pest control. The utilization of pesticides in the region has increased 900% […]


EFSA report copied and pasted analyses from a Monsanto study

16/09/2017

EU report on weedkiller safety copied text from Monsanto study. By Arthur Neslen. theguardian.com.September 15, 2017. EU’s food safety watchdog recommended that glyphosate was safe but pages of report were identical to application from pesticide maker.The European food safety authority (Efsa) based a recommendation that a chemical linked to cancer was safe for public use on […]


UN committee finds weed killer glyphosate unlikely to cause cancer (¿?)

22/05/2016

UN/WHO panel in conflict of interest row over glyphosate cancer risk. theguardian.com. May 17, 2016. Chairman of UN’s joint meeting on pesticide residues co-runs scientific institute which received donation from Monsanto, which uses glyphosate. A UN panel that on Tuesday ruled that glyphosate was probably not carcinogenic to humans has now become embroiled in a […]


The EU postponed a decision on whether to extend the approval of glyphosate

23/04/2016

EU delays glyphosate decision amid cancer uproar.euractiv.com. March 09, 2016.The EU postponed a decision Tuesday (8 March) on whether to extend the approval of a crucial weedkiller ingredient for another 15 years amid international uproar that it may cause cancer.Glyphosate was first used in the 1970s as the active ingredient in the Monsanto herbicide Roundup […]


Monsanto was fully aware of potential of glyphosate to cause cancer in mammals as long ago as 1981

22/04/2015

Monsanto Knew of Glyphosate / Cancer Link 35 Years Ago. globalresearch.ca.April 19, 2015.According to evidence unearthed from the archives of the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) in the United States, it has been established that Monsanto was fully aware of the potential of glyphosate to cause cancer in mammals as long ago as 1981.Recently the WHO’s […]


An article about glyphosate and cancer by the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment from Germany

17/04/2015

Does glyphosate cause cancer? BfR Communication No 007/2015, March  23 ,  2015.In its recent evaluation from March 2015, the International Agency for Cancer Research (IARC), as the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), came to the conclusion that glyphosate should now be classified as a carcinogenic substance in Group 2A (probably carcinogenic […]


IARC: Glyphosate, probably carcinogenic to humans

21/03/2015

Weedkiller alert over cancer link. By Camilla Turner. telegraph.co.uk,   March 21,  2015. The World Heath Organisation has declared that glyphosate, one of the UK’s most popular herbicides marketed as Roundup, is ‘probably carcinogenic’.The World Health Organisation’s cancer agency has declared that one of the UK’s most widely used weedkillers is “probably carcinogenic to humans”.Amateur […]


Glyphosate in areas with hard water may be linked to Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown etiology

03/03/2014

Monsanto’s Roundup may be linked to fatal kidney disease, new study suggests. rt.com.  March 01, 2014. A heretofore inexplicable fatal, chronic kidney disease that has affected poor farming regions around the globe may be linked to the use of biochemical giant Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide in areas with hard water, a new study has found.The new […]


Roundup intoxication with a full recovery after continuous renal replacement therapy

04/08/2012

Herbicide Roundup Intoxication: Successful Treatment with Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy. Billy T. Hour, Cary Belen, Tausif Zar, Yeong-Hau H. Lien. The American Journal of Medicine – August 2012 (Vol. 125, Issue 8, Pages e1-e2, DOI: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2011.11.022)In conclusion, we present here the first case of Roundup intoxication with a full recovery from multiorgan system failure after […]


Roundup intoxication with a full recovery after continuous renal replacement therapy

04/08/2012

Herbicide Roundup Intoxication: Successful Treatment with Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy. Billy T. Hour, Cary Belen, Tausif Zar, Yeong-Hau H. Lien. The American Journal of Medicine – August 2012 (Vol. 125, Issue 8, Pages e1-e2, DOI: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2011.11.022)In conclusion, we present here the first case of Roundup intoxication with a full recovery from multiorgan system failure after […]


A research to understand how superweeds obtain resistance to the popular herbicide glyphosate

31/07/2012

Glyphosate-resistant ‘superweeds’ may be less susceptible to diseases. esciencenews.com.  July 17, 2012. Scientists searching for clues to understand how superweeds obtain resistance to the popular herbicide glyphosate may have been missing a critical piece of information, a Purdue University study shows. Glyphosate, the active ingredient in the weed killer sold under the name RoundUp, is the […]


A research to understand how superweeds obtain resistance to the popular herbicide glyphosate

31/07/2012

Glyphosate-resistant ‘superweeds’ may be less susceptible to diseases. esciencenews.com.  July 17, 2012. Scientists searching for clues to understand how superweeds obtain resistance to the popular herbicide glyphosate may have been missing a critical piece of information, a Purdue University study shows. Glyphosate, the active ingredient in the weed killer sold under the name RoundUp, is the […]


Glyphosate Hazards to Crops, Soils, Animals, and Consumers

21/03/2012

USDA Scientist Reveals All: Glyphosate Hazards to Crops, Soils, Animals, and Consumers.i-sis.org.uk. January 09, 2012.Don Huber painted a devastating picture of glyphosate and GM crops at UK Parliament Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji. A fully illustrated and referenced version of this report is posted on ISIS members website and is otherwise available for download here. In less […]


Glyphosate Hazards to Crops, Soils, Animals, and Consumers

21/03/2012

USDA Scientist Reveals All: Glyphosate Hazards to Crops, Soils, Animals, and Consumers.i-sis.org.uk. January 09, 2012.Don Huber painted a devastating picture of glyphosate and GM crops at UK Parliament Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji. A fully illustrated and referenced version of this report is posted on ISIS members website and is otherwise available for download here. In less […]


A new article about genotoxicity and carcinogenicidad of glyphosate and Roundup

24/02/2012

Cytotoxic and DNA-damaging properties of glyphosate and Roundup in human-derived buccal epithelial cells. Verena J. Koller, Maria Fürhacker, Armen Nersesyan, Miroslav Mišík, Maria Eisenbauer and Siegfried Knasmueller. Archives of Toxicology. 10.1007/s00204-012-0804-8 [doi] Abstract:Glyphosate (G) is the largest selling herbicide worldwide; the most common formulations (Roundup, R) contain polyoxyethyleneamine as main surfactant. Recent findings indicate that […]


A new article about genotoxicity and carcinogenicidad of glyphosate and Roundup

24/02/2012

Cytotoxic and DNA-damaging properties of glyphosate and Roundup in human-derived buccal epithelial cells. Verena J. Koller, Maria Fürhacker, Armen Nersesyan, Miroslav Mišík, Maria Eisenbauer and Siegfried Knasmueller. Archives of Toxicology. 10.1007/s00204-012-0804-8 [doi] Abstract:Glyphosate (G) is the largest selling herbicide worldwide; the most common formulations (Roundup, R) contain polyoxyethyleneamine as main surfactant. Recent findings indicate that […]


Glyphosate is commonly found in rain and rivers in agricultural areas in the Mississippi River water

01/09/2011

Technical Announcement:Widely Used Herbicide Commonly Found in Rain and Streams in the Mississippi River Basin. usgs.gov. August 29, 2011. Glyphosate, also known by its tradename Roundup, is commonly found in rain and rivers in agricultural areas in the Mississippi River watershed, according to two new USGS studies released this month. Glyphosate is used in almost […]


Social, health, and genetic aspects of the people affected by glyphosate in Ecuadorian border

26/07/2011

Baseline determination in social, health, and genetic areas in communities affected by glyphosate aerial spraying on the northeastern Ecuadorian border. César Paz-y-Miño, María José Muñoz, Adolfo Maldonado, Carolina Valladares, Nadia Cumbal, Catalina Herrera, Paulo Robles, María Eugenia Sánchez and Andrés López-Cortés. Reviews on Environmental Health 2011 26:1 , 45-51. Abstract: The northeastern Ecuadorian border has […]


Glyphosate, birth defects and the Argentine models

26/06/2011

Roundup: Birth Defects Caused By World’s Top-Selling Weedkiller, Scientists Say . By Lucia Graves. huffingtonpost.com. June 25, 2011. The chemical at the heart of the planet’s most widely used herbicide — Roundup weedkiller, used in farms and gardens across the U.S. — is coming under more intense scrutiny following the release of a new report […]


A paper about Teratogenic Effects & Glyphosate-Based Herbicides

17/08/2010

Glyphosate-Based Herbicides Produce Teratogenic Effects on Vertebrates by Impairing Retinoic Acid Signaling.Paganelli A, Gnazzo V, Acosta H, López SL, Carrasco AE.Chem Res Toxicol. 2010 Aug 9.(Laboratorio de Embriologia Molecular, CONICET-UBA, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Paraguay 2155, 3 degrees piso (1121), Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina.) Pub.MedAbstractThe broad spectrum herbicide glyphosate is […]


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