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herbicides

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GMOs, Herbicides, and Chipotle. with images, tweets · mem_somerville · Storify

We noted in the discussion that just because something isn’t GMO, it doesn’t mean there are no herbicides used in the production of the plant. Many people are unaware that herbicide tolerance (HT) existed before GMOs, does not require GMOness, and is used to cultivate many crops including non-GMO canola, non-GMO sunflower oil, and more. […]

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 […]

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