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Glyphosate on Trial

16 Aug 2018

First of all, let’s point out that this trial dealt with occupational exposure to glyphosate and had nothing to do with trace amounts of the chemical in our food supply. Nevertheless, the...

Should we worry about glyphosate residues in wine?

8 Mar 2018

Scarcely a day goes by without some scary story about glyphosate, the world’s most widely used herbicide. It is best known as the active ingredient in Monsanto’s “Roundup” which is used to kill...

The US EPA Approves a New Herbicide System

20 Mar 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency disregarded critics by approving Enlist Duo, a new herbicide developed by Dow AgroSciences. In fact Enlist Duo is not totally new. It is a combination of two...

Seeds of Hope: GMO eggplants

20 Mar 2017

Why would anyone oppose a technology that dramatically increases crop yields and protects farmers from excessive exposure to pesticides? Because of irrational fears about the technology involved,...

Many scientists smell a rat in French GMO rat study

20 Mar 2017

A recent French study that purports to show a link between the consumption of genetically modified corn and a variety of ailments, including cancer, was just the tasty morsel that critics of...

Resistance to 2,4-D Resistant Corn and Soy

20 Mar 2017

Get ready for a new controversy.  Corn and soybeans that are genetically engineered to resist the weed killer 2,4-D are heading for approval.  And they are also heading for an onslaught of...

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