Alarming new research published in the journal
Neurotoxicology and Teratology
supports the emerging connection between glyphosate, the
active ingredient in Roundup herbicide, and neurodegenerative
conditions such as Parkinson's disease and Parkinsonian disorders.
They found that glyphosate inhibited the viability of differentiated
test cells (PC12, adrenal medula derived), in both dose-and-time
dependent manners. The researchers also found that “glyphosate
induced cell death via authophagy pathways in addition to activating
Roundup herbicide is now a ubiquitous contaminant in our air, rain,
groundwater, and food, making complete avoidance near impossible. A
growing body of experimental evidence now indicates that it in
addition to its neurotoxicity it also has the following.
Fox News hired Jane Akre and a couple of other reporters as an
investigative unit and did a snazzy promo about that.
The first case they investigated was Monsanto's bovine growth hormone, RBGH.
This is the whistleblower story behind the
Fox Can Lie lawsuit.
ITN in the U.K. reporting about Health Canada's report on bovine growth hormone:
Monsanto's engineered growth hormone did not comply with safety requirements.
It could be absorbed by the body, and therefore did have implications
for human health.
Mysteriously, that conclusion was deleted from the final, published version
of their report.
That was for a product that U.S. EPA had approved with little or no testing.
Fox's investigative unit had the story, but Monsanto threatened to sue Fox.
the video for the details.
WWALS is an advocacy organization working for watershed conservation
of the Willacoochee, Withlacoochee, Alapaha, and Little River
Systems watershed in south Georgia and north Florida through
awareness, environmental monitoring, and citizen advocacy.
PS: They also recorded
which starts out on what may sound like a completely different topic,
but which is actually quite related.
The sun shines through the window into the lower box, heating air that rises through the upper box, dehydrating fruits and vegetables on the racks. That's the theory; we'll see if it works. Idea shamelessly stolen from Raven Waters; I figure it's his fault if it doesn't work. :-)
Gretchen Quarterman placing racks in the solar dehydrator Pictures by John S. Quarterman for Okra Paradise Farms, Lowndes County, Georgia, 3 August 2012.