New Canadian Data on Dangerous North American Glyphosate Residues on nonGMO Crops

Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Roundup, also patented as an antibiotic in addition to an herbicide. It was originally used as a boiler descaler to remove minerals from heating elements.   With EPA dysfunctional, we have to seek good data from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, which Moms Across America has made available to us.  For those unaware of American use in Chemical Industrial farming, Glyphosate is often used as a crop ripener or desiccant to facilitate harvesting, leaving a residue on affected produce that travels to your dining table.

“These non-organic foods are highly contaminated with this carcinogen, neurotoxin, endocrine disruptor, and antibiotic that causes liver disease because glyphosate herbicides are often sprayed as a drying agent on grains, beans and legume crops.” To read more, click the link below compiled by Tony Mitra:  http://www.momsacrossamerica.com/top_ten_foods_to_avoid_in_america

CORNELL UNIVERSITY SUBSTITUTING AS MONSANTO PR-  What has happened to Cornell’s storied land grant university and reputation????  Scientific integrity, Students, Farmers, Innocent People, Animals around the world suffering from PR papers substituting for science.  Not to mention chemical contamination of drinking water, soils, much more!

 

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Lies and Deception – Monsanto’s Self-Entrapment on Roundup-Dicamba Killer Herbicides

States leading the way to get the truth on pesticides, especially with captured federal government authorities on newest Roundup- Dicamba- 2,4D pesticides.   Don’t be fooled! This deception and misinformation has been occurring under both Democrat and Republican administrations, much to the detriment of Americans’ health, the health of the food supply and ecosystems. Industry corruption tentacles have global reach – Now is the time for the federal government to catch up and level to the American people about why health care costs are escalating so fast and neighboring organic and nonGMO farm crops, and even your family fruit trees and vegetable patches are being contaminated.  US government will have to change its tune if it wants to regain agricultural leadership.

US Pesticide-caused agricultural crisis in process under corporate secrecy veil and truncated government regulatory structure, despite ample warnings

Glyphosate Food Testing Report

Find out how much of Glyphosate (Roundup active herbicide ingredient) is in your urine

Herbicide approvals without data?!$$$!???????? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/5988dd73e4b030f0e267c6cd

Sacrifice of Scientific Integrity at the Corporate Altar?

Too much meddling by GMO front organizations with US food?

And corporate-backed sledgehammer approach to crush scientific studies revealing toxicity and more…

Further corporate meddling stepped up at the Global level at a time mega-mergers are ongoing…Bayer-Monsanto..

Le Monde weighs in on the incestuous chemical agriculture crop system

Are Government Science Committees Stacked with Industry Interests?  BUT Some Corporations GET IT to Give the Consumer/Mothers nonGMO to Feed Families

Diving in on Glyphosate toxin found in Ben and Jerry’s ice cream and in other consumer and agricultural products

New Test for Glyphosate Free Residue Certification

This new certification is great news for food manufacturers who want to certify their food with this important quality attribute: food free from Glyphosate residues! Consumers will benefit as well because organic and nonGMO Verified Project labels do not necessarily mean foods are Glyphosate or Roundup-free.  Glyphosate is the most used and abused herbicide in history!  Roundup is a pesticide toxin sprayed on GMO crops as part of the pesticide-dependent GMO crop system,  but many people are unaware it is often used as a pre-harvest crop ripener on nonGMO crops.   In this application, it essentially kills the plant to facilitate harvesting of many conventional crops like beans, peas, chick peas, and other plants.  The Glyphosate toxin remains on the food part of the plant and accumulates on foods, lacking Federal government review or limits on residue accumulation from multiple sprays. So many people have no idea they are regularly ingesting a pesticide toxin (which has also been patented by Monsanto as an antibiotic) at their dining tables.  Over time, the sublethal chemical doses of Glyphosate can lead to a myriad of health problems.

For more information https://detoxproject.org/glyphosate-in-numbers/ and   https://www.ifoam.bio/en/news/2017/04/18/monsanto-tribunal-judges-present-their-conclusions

How Academic Institutions and Scientists are Tarnished by Monsanto’s Steady Degradation of Scientific Integrity – Farmers and Consumers Bear the Brunt of Serious Consequences

Science and scientists for hire to lie to the public?  Tracy Malkan has done a meticulous sleuthing job to expose the layers covering Monsanto’s capture of academics and their “contrived industry PR -driven science”substituting for authentic science in agricultural food biotechnology. Her recent piece, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/stacy-malkan/monsanto-fingerprints-fou_b_10757524.html exposes the farmer and consumer deception since 2010 in a report  titled “Academics Review” and passed off as an independent source from a nonprofit industry organization.  Ms. Malkan had to employ the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to get access to the information.

“Academics Review has no conflicts-of-interest associated with this publication, and all associated costs for which were paid for using our general funds without any specific donor’ influence or direction.What was not mentioned in the report, the news release or on the website: Executives for Monsanto Co., the world’s leading purveyor of agrichemicals and genetically engineered seeds, along with key Monsanto allies, engaged in fund raising for Academics Review, collaborated on strategy and even discussed plans to hide industry funding, according to emails obtained by U.S. Right to Know via state Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. 

Monsanto’s motives in attacking the organic industry are obvious: Monsanto’s seeds and chemicals are banned from use in organic farming, and a large part of Monsanto’s messaging is that its products are superior to organics as tools to boost global food production.”

If there is a glimmer of hope, it is that Monsanto is choking on its own  pesticide-dependent GMO technology , employed since the 1990’s, and fostered by a mostly captured and compliant US regulatory framework.  However, as Monsanto has been working on a merger with German Bayer to spread its global influence and profits, there are growing problems of more weed and pest resistance to the chemical crop technology.

F. William Engdahl, a strategic risk consultant recently authored an article in NEOWill Superweeds Choke GMO to a Timely Death in USA? As nature revolts with chemical resistant weeds, and farmers choke on the endless cost path to using more and more chemicals to try to kill the super weeds, their soils health and fertility declines.  As a consequence the nutritional content of crops and foods produced from this GMO chemical dependent agriculture has been declining and human health and fertility issues have been on the upswing.  Additionally chemical toxins from Roundup, 2,4-D, Dicamba and pre-harvest dousings with more Glyphosate mount on the way to consumers’ food plates.  An alarming study from University of Illinois researchers found 75% of fields contain resistant weeds.  Coupled with USDA’s November 2016 deregulation action to a runaway resistant GMO bent grass, more GMO infiltration of organic crops is inevitable and containment cost burdens are being shifted from the federal government to states at an inopportune time.  More and more farmers are shifting back to sustainable and organic farming methods  as the GMO cost affordability and weed problems have exposed GMO as a flawed, failing, and unsustainable agricultural technology.

“It seems that the lies of Monsanto-Bayer, Dow-Dupont, ChemChina-Syngenta are coming back to haunt them. Far from their widely advertised claim that their patented GMO seeds need far less chemical weed-killers, USA farmers are finding out, over a period of years, that their crop acreages sprayed with ample doses of Roundup or other glyphosate-based weed-killers are fostering the growth of toxic Superweeds. Those superweeds are “glyphosate-resistant” meaning the Monsanto and other glyphosate weed-killers are useless. Farmers are forced to pour on other toxic weed-killer options to salvage their crops.”

What can you do to expedite the end of GMOs in our food ?  Contact food companies such  as with Nestle in this link .  Current federal law allows food labeling and companies listen to consumers to protect their brands.

2017 Alert! All nonGMO Farmers, Individual Garden Plots, Ecosystems at Higher Risk of Harm from New GMO Pesticide-Dependent Plant Technology!

Do you like your food, wine, and other beverages pesticide free?  GMO-related approvals lacking robust risk assessment, and open marketplace experimentation (without consumer consent!),  will continue to pose obstacles to source healthy, untainted food…..unless consumers  keep wallets closed to GMO.  Monsanto’s flawed and failing GMO technology continues to be exposed with increasing pesticide resistance to Roundup’s active Glyphosate ingredient.  Meanwhile,  USDA continues to dangerously greenlight triple-stacked GMO pesticide tolerant and next generation engineered plants, with inadequate risk assessment.   Resultant casualties can include those individuals growing and wanting to eat crops from organic and sustainable farming methods, as well as toxic pesticide fallout on whole ecosystems!  Unless a plant is genetically engineered  to tolerate 2 additional chemical  sprays (that have been approved for GMO crops without appropriate consideration to farmers’ non GMO plants and homeowner gardens), all vegetation can be harmed due to atmospheric drift of volatile Dicamba and 2,4-D.  http://www.ecowatch.com/wine-monsanto-dow-dicamba-2-4-d-2177053648.html

Soils and ecosystems  will also be receiving much higher pesticide dousings in the New Year as more toxic pesticide technology is rolled out. As a consequence, health care costs  will likely rise from the toxic spray drift residues ending up on food you consume.  The US government doesn’t routinely measure or inform consumers about such contamination.

In a further development to expand this pernicious GMO monoculture agricultural technology,  a Monsanto merger with Bayer, will likely  expedite the global spread of this newer genetically engineered plant technology. What is very sinister about this new triple stacked GMO pesticide-dependent technology is that it is truly intolerant of native plant ecosystems and nonGMO farming, including your backyard garden patch.  You won’t know you’re on the receiving end of pesticide toxins until your plants silently succumb or your health is compromised.  So in this new year we must all remain vigilant and actively hold our decision makers to be accountable to the American people, especially when health care and agriculture are on the table.