The Monsanto propaganda machine has been fighting a losing battle to save the fake-reputation of its lucrative cash-cow product, the deadly herbicide ‘Roundup.’
Now it looks like on July 7 the State of California will add glyphosate – the main ingredient in ‘Roundup’ – to it’s list of CHEMICALS WHICH CAUSE CANCER. This development has been a long time in coming and self-serving Monsanto has fought this truth from surfacing tooth and nail.
And then there are the hundreds of lawsuits Monsanto is facing over glyphosate. Jim
“If you don’t know, now you know. In March of 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), met to review the published scientific research on five pesticides in an attempt to determine how carcinogenic to humans they are. Among them was glyphosate, the world’s most widely used herbicide, which may be more familiar to you as the active ingredient in agrochemical company Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer.
“The IARC’s evaluation? Glyphosate is probably carcinogenic to humans…
“…Moving on to the latest disappointment for Monsanto. California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) said on Monday it would add glyphosate to the state’s list of chemicals known to cause cancer. The move is required under a law known as Proposition 65 (officially known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986), which mandates that the state maintain and publish such a list and update it once a year. There are more than 800 chemicals currently listed, including additives, foods, drugs, dyes, solvents, and common household products.”