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Lethality of Roundup 'Weedkiller' Extends Beyond Plants To Humans, Study Suggests

Lethality of Roundup 'Weedkiller' Extends Beyond Plants To Humans, Study Suggests

A shocking new study finds that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide, "...may be the most biologically disruptive chemical in our environment," capable of contributing to a wide range of fatal human diseases.

A new report published in the journal Entropy links the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide known as glyphosate with a wide range of fatal diseases.[i]

Glyphosate is the world's most popular herbicide and is designed to kill all but genetically modified "Roundup Ready" plants, such as GM corn, soy, beet, cottonseed and canola.  Over 180 million pounds of the chemical are now applied to US soils each year,[ii] and while agrichemical manufacturers and government regulators have considered it 'relatively safe,' an expanding body of biomedical research indicates that it may cause over 30 distinct adverse health effects in exposed populations at far lower concentrations than used in agricultural applications.

The new report, authored by Stephanie Seneff, a research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Anthony Samsel, a retired science consultant from Arthur D. Little, Inc., brings to the forefront concerns voiced by an outspoken minority that Roundup and related glyphosate herbicide formulations are contributing to diseases as far-ranging as inflammatory bowel disease, anorexia, cystic fibrosis, cancer, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, and infertility.   In fact, the authors propose that glyphosate, contrary to being essentially nontoxic, "...may be the most biologically disruptive chemical in our environment."

The researchers identified the inhibition and/or disruption of cytochrome P450 (CYP) enzymes as a hitherto overlooked mechanism of toxicity associated with glyphosate exposure in mammals.

CYP enzymes are essential for detoxifying xenobiotic chemicals from the body. Glyphosate therefore enhances the damaging effects of other food borne chemical residues and environmental toxins.  The researchers also showed how interference with CYP enzymes acts synergistically with disruption of the biosynthesis of aromatic amino acids by gut bacteria (e.g. tryptophan), as well as impairment in serum sulfate transport, a critical biological system for cellular detoxification (e.g. transulfuration pathway which detoxifies metals).

These effect, according to the researchers, can contribute to causing or worsening "...most of the diseases and conditions associated with a Western diet which include gastrointestinal disorders, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, depression, autism, infertility, cancer and Alzheimer's disease."

This new report may help to explain why over 30 adverse health effects associated with Roundup herbicide exposure have been identified in the peer-reviewed and published literature so far. The full report in PDF form can be obtained here. Please help us spread this information, as well as our Roundup Toxicity Research and GMO Research pages, by sharing them with other concerned individuals and groups.



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The "elites" speak of UN Agenda 21 and "the Great Culling" with relish, and they are talking about US - We the People - who are to be culled, leaving only 10%! So MANY poisons are in all we contact, eat or drink, it is an ATTACK. Where is the Law?? The U.S. "government" in D.C. turns out to be a for-profit corporation that took over after the Civil War and has pretended to be the legitimate government ever since. What's an Executive Order? It's something a corporate CEO can write - NOT a president, especially not of a representative  Republic! A quick look at poisons we almost CANNOT avoid:

Vaccines (they're still trying to mandate these), which contain multiple toxins that include mercury, formaldehyde, aborted fetal tissue, multiple UNKNOWN viruses, etc., etc.

Fluoride in water supplies, in SSRI and other medications.

More than 50-some ingredients in chemtrails that include nanoaluminum (in addition to being toxic, the blade-shaped bits slice open alveoli leaving lungs vulnerable to microorganisms), barium (comparable to arsenic), mycoplasmas - here's a small list (there's a LOT more):
Nano Aluminum-Coated Fiberglass [known as CHAFF],
Radioactive Thorium,
Desiccated Blood,
Mold Spores,
Yellow Fungal Mycotoxins,
Ethylene Dibromide EDB (C2H4Br2) &
Polymer Fibers.
Barium can be compared to the toxicity of Arsenic.
Barium is known to adversely affect the heart.
Aluminum has a history of damaging brain function.

At what point do we accept that between those and the many radiation sources KNOWN to be dangerous (microwaves destroy food value and even damage water), cell phone and MAST towers, and SO much more. The U.S. Gov't REFUSES to measure or tell us about Fukushima and other radiation, but one measurement of radiation in milk was 2,000 times the "safe" amount!  So - our FOOD, WATER, AIR, MEDICINES, CLOTHING are all being knowingly POISONED. Special laws permitting it continue, and protecting the involved corporations continue to be passed. How do we stop this? How do we fight back? Infant mortality rates in one area were up BY 37%! Just sitting here taking it is insane!




Thanks Sayer, good work.


Roundup =health problems, perhaps when low vitamin D

Amazing study. Seems accurate and complete. It mentions possible problem of Roundup only when a person has low levels of vitamin D.  See details of the study at . I am immediately eating only organic food.


May I reprint this in our local community-input newspaper in Aztec, NM?

Thank you

C. Frizzell


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