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Roundup Ready Breast Milk?

It’s only a small pilot study. But the numbers are alarming. And the implications profound. In the first testing done of its kind, Moms Across America and Sustainable Pulse found high levels of glyphosate, the key active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup, in the breast milk of American women. The pilot study has led to funding for further, ...

Roundup Herbicide 125 Times More Toxic Than Regulators Say

A highly concerning new study published in the journal Biomedical Research International reveals that despite the still relatively benign reputation of agrochemicals such as Roundup herbicide, many chemical formulations upon which the modern agricultural system depend are far more toxic than present regulatory tests performed on them reveal. Roundup herbicide, for instance, was found to ...

Bioefficacy Evaluation Of Garlic Extract Against Cotton Sucking Insects

  ABSTRACT The present study was carried out to determine the bio efficacy of (allicin) garlic extract brand name Naturalus-I against sucking insect pests of cotton; Amarasca devastan Gossypum hirsutum; Thrips tabaci, Gossypum  hirsutum and Bemisia Tabaci Gossypum hirsutum. Three dose rates of botanical pesticide (allicin) were evaluated against three major   cotton sucking pests, (white fly, jassid ...

Human Blood Is Not “Roundup Ready,” New Study Reluctantly Admits

Much of the focus of late has been on the toxicity of the main ingredient in Roundup 'weedkiller,' namely, glyphosate.  And rightly so: far from being 'practically non-toxic,' as advertising copy once bragged,[i] the chemical has recently been shown to exhibit toxicity in the parts-per-trillion concentration range, and is being found literally everywhere: in the ...

GMOs Are Killing Bees, Birds, Butterflies, etc…

"It is ironic to think that man might determine his own future by something so seemingly trivial as the choice of an insect spray." - Rachel Carson, Silent Spring When the honeybees, our most important food pollinators, started dropping like proverbial flies, scientists scrambled to identify their killer (or killers). Attention eventually turned to the increased ...

Performance Evaluation Of Neem Extract Compared To Synthetic Pesticide Against Cotton Sucking Pests

ABSTRACT The present studies were carried out to determine the bio efficacy of (TERTRANORTRIPERNOID) neem extract brand name NE-extract against sucking insect pests of cotton; Amarasca devastan Gossypum hirsutum; Thrips tabaci, Gossypum  hirsutum and Bemisia Tabaci Gossypum hirsutum. Three dose rates of NE-extract were evaluated for the control of amarasca devastan populations; in comparison to standard ...

New Study Renews Roundup ‘Weedkiller’ Toxicity Concern

A new study published in the January issue of International Journal of Toxicology titled, "Glyphosate Commercial Formulation Causes Cytotoxicity, Oxidative Effects, and Apoptosis on Human Cells: Differences With its Active Ingredient," raises renewed concern that formulations of the world's most popular herbicide glyphosate (e.g. Roundup), used primarily in the production of GM food, represent a ...

Are Organic Foods Really Healthier For You?

Pesticides are made to kill things. People who don’t want to eat pesticides often choose organic foods to avoid them. But does that really make sense? …Well yeah, it kind of does. Duh. The public has been repeatedly given the impression that “organic” foods are essentially no different than conventional or genetically modified foods. Many of those promoting ...

Bioefficacy, Dose Evaluation Of Nicotinamide Diatomite (TD-Extract) Compared To Synthetic Pesticides Used Against Onion Thrips

ONION THRIPS RESEARCH ABSTRACT The experiment was carried out to evaluate the bio efficacy of [TD-extract] tobacco extract (Nicotiana tabacum L.) along with diatomaceous earth, against onion thrips in comparison to the standard chemical [carbosulfan] brand advantage 20EC. The bio product TD-extract and synthetic compounds were sprayed when the density of the thrips on onion was above ...

5 Truths About Pesticides That Might Save Your Life

Pesticides have some extremely potentially dangerous chemicals in them that can affect our health physically and mentally.  It's time to learn the truth about pesticides, because it just might save your life! Question and Answers to Some of the Concerns about Pesticides: 1. Question: Is a pesticide safe if the technician follows the directions on a toxic ...

Alzheimer’s And Aluminum Toxicity: Are They Linked?

Aluminum Toxicity: what is the relationship between Alzheimer's? Do we know what might be causing this debilitating epidemic? Exposure to aluminum is usually not harmful, but exposure to high levels can cause serious health problems. The subject of aluminum toxicity has caused much controversy for several decades and since the amount of aluminum seems enormous ...

Obama Wants To Bomb Syria, But Monsanto Is Already Carpet-Bombing Us

Politics is the entertainment division of the military industrial complex ~ Frank Zappa Recently, Maria Rodale, the CEO of the publishing company Rodale, Inc., wrote an open letter to President Obama regarding Syria, urging him to reconsider his position to press for a military strike against Syria. While there is nothing unusual about Maria's anti-war sentiment, with ...

Move Over, Round-up: USDA Approves 2nd Generation GMOs That Can Withstand Even Deadlier Herbicide

The USDA has just approved a new generation of GMOs for use with more deadly herbicides than the toxic glyphosate that currently taints farms across America. You won’t hear about this on the mainstream though – it was all done very quietly in the hopes that no one would notice. Bayer has developed a soybean that can ...

Biotech’s Idolized Bt Technology May Transform Benign Insects Into Pests

A new study reveals that one of the most widely used GM pest control technologies could actually be increasing pest virulence in non-target and normally benign species. A new study published in the biological sciences journal of the Proceedings of the Royal Society reveals a profound flaw in one of the most widely used genetic engineering ...

Employee Bonus: Teens Working for Monsanto Sprayed by Crop Duster

Remember when farm work was a wholesome summer job for kids looking for a little extra pocket money? Back in the day, teens could work outside, learn about farming, and do some healthy physical labor without major health risks. Working on a farm built physical strength, skills, and character. Now, with the advent of toxic agricultural practices, ...

Nasty Pesticide Broken Down by Probiotic Used In Culturing Food

A new study published in Letters in Applied Microbiology shows that a commonly used food probiotic known as Lactobacillus plantarum is capable of degrading dangerous pesticide residues in wheat (pirimiphos-methyl), confirming the traditional fermentation-based food-processing technique known as culturing can significantly improve the safety of conventional food. The researchers found that Lactobacillus plantarum enhanced the degradation ...

25 Best Ways to Detox From Heavy Metals, Pesticides, Environmental Pollutants, and Metabolic Waste

  If you are endlessly tired, irritable, have trouble losing weight, or feel depressed, you might be suffering from the environmental onslaught of toxins being poured into our air, water and soil by greedy corporate monopolies. If you aren’t sure whether you are suffering from toxic overload, you can at least be certain you are not ...

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