Trying to survive in the 21st Century/Everyday toxic substances that you might like to avoid/Glyphos


Glyphosate

Marketed as Roundup

GMO weedkiller

# 1 product for Monsanto

worldwide sales of hundreds of millions of dollars a year.

First marketed in 1974

In the EU toxic amounts are found in:

Soya beans, mustard seed, dried lupin beans, cotton seed, wholemeal bread, dried beans, tea leaves, dried herbal infusions, bovine kidneys, white bread, olive oil, maize, potatoes, oranges, mandarins and pig kidneys, sunflower seeds, barley, oats, surgham, sugar, wheat, rye, linseed, dried lentils, dried peas, rapeseed*

*in the USA the list is more extensive

Health effects:

Intestinal problems

Allergic reactions

Several forms of Cancer that show up in Monsanto’s reports dating as far back as the 1970’s, including non-hodgkins lymphoma and breast cancer.

Cardiovascular problems leading to death in pregnancy (scientific study on rats)

Has also been associated with the rise in autism

How to avoid:

By eating organic you can mostly avoid ingesting glyphosate directly, although it is found in breast milk and urine and therefore shows up in drinking water, so best to drink bottled mineral water. Be aware that it is used in the growth of animal feed, and so easily ingested second hand when eating meat too.

Countries that have banned glyphosate:

According to Google there are at least 26 countries that have banned Monsanto including, Switzerland, Australia, Austria, China, India, France, Germany, Hungary, Holland, Luxembourg, Greece, Bulgaria, Poland, Italy, Mexico and Russia.

Here are some links if you’d like to know more:

http://weedcontrolfreaks.com/2015/03/glyphosate-and-cancer-what-does-the-data-say/

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2015/07/05/glyphosate-cancer.aspx

http://www.i-sis.org.uk/Glyphosate_and_Cancer.php

http://anhinternational.org/2015/07/01/crops-most-likely-contaminated-by-glyphosate/

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