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17 Questions About Glyphosate | Thoughtscapism

Many worry about pesticides for health or environmental reasons, and the most common target of general concern is undoubtedly glyphosate, the active ingredient in the famous weedkiller RoundUp. I find that the best thing to do when something worries me, is to find out more about it.  I’ve delved into the details behind the 17 […]

Glyphosate Collection

While glyphosate herbicide is not inherently a GMO issue it’s often vilified in an attempt to spread fear around GMO. Here’s a collection of links looking at what glyphosate is, the fear campaign and the science. Roundup (Glyphosate) | Vegan GMO Salt, Vinegar, and Glyphosate | Control Freaks Inconvenient Glyphosate Math | Illumination Long-Term Glyphosate […]

The effect of the glyphosate, 2,4-D,… [Neotrop Entomol. 2007 Mar-Apr] – PubMed – NCBI

atrazine via The effect of the glyphosate, 2,4-D,… [Neotrop Entomol. 2007 Mar-Apr] – PubMed – NCBI.


Typically, when a genetically modified crop is developed, it undergoes safety tests to ensure that (1) its chemical composition and nutrition are not significantly different from those of its conventional counterparts; (2) the only detectable differences in proteins between the two varieties arise from the inserted gene(s); (3) those proteins are not toxic, even at […]

Roundup (Glyphosate)

Farm workers and chemical workers suffer from the highest levels of exposure to pesticides, usually from inadequate protection and misuse of chemicals. Often, the workers are not educated about how to protect themselves or aren’t provided with adequate protective gear. Also, labor laws and protections for workers vary from country to country, and illiteracy and […]