Studies Show Birth Defects from Roundup

This is a repost of a blog entry I made for ECO City Farms on July 19, 2011:

Earth Open Source released a comprehensive review of existing data on the glyphosate, the active ingredient in herbicide, that shows lab animals develop birth defects when exposed to it. This study has increased the scrutiny on Monsanto for producing Roundup, an herbicide that uses glyphosate. Roundup is a weedkiller used in farms and gardens across the U.S. Lucia Graves of Huffington Post recently wrote an article about the Earth Open Source report and the birth defects in lab animals. Click here to view her article


About John Costa

I am a farmer in training with a background in finance, organizational sustainability, and project management. My expertise is making the business case for local food enterprises.
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