Legal Filing Accuses EPA of Unfairly Protecting Monsanto


By Dr. Mercola Glyphosate — the active ingredient in Monsanto’s wide-spectrum herbicide Roundup and other pesticides — is the most widely used agricultural chemical in the world, and has been detected in a wide array of samples, including blood, urine, breast milk and drinking water. A German study1 published in 2012 showed that even those with no direct agricultural contact have significant concentrations of glyphosate in their urine — concentrations ranging from five to 20 times the permissible limit for glyphosate in German drinking water. Similarly, tests conducted by the University of San Francisco, published in May last year, showed that 93 percent of Americans have detectable levels of glyphosate in their urine.2 If you believe Monsanto’s PR department, this is no cause for concern, as — in their estimation — glyphosate is harmless. However, independent studies suggest otherwise. In March, 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a research arm of
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