Glyphosate General Fact Sheet

This informational list was compiled/checked by the National Pesticide Information Center. It contains general information about glyphosate and some warnings about immediate exposure dangers and long term effects. Check our previous posts for more in-depth examination of the effects.

Second item on the list is worth a note:

What are some products that contain glyphosate?

Glyphosate comes in many forms, including an acid and several salts. These can be either solids or an amber-colored liquid. There are over 750 products containing glyphosate for sale in the United States.

750 products is a pretty hefty number. As with food, always read the labels!

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Always follow label instructions and take steps to avoid exposure. If any exposures occur, be sure to follow the First Aid instructions on the product label carefully. For additional treatment advice, contact the Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222. If you wish to discuss a pesticide problem, please call 1-800-858-7378.

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SCIENCE FOR SALE

From naturalnews.com:

Shocking emails reveal editor of food science journal was on Monsanto’s payroll at $400 per hour

Recently released court documents reveal what many people have long suspected: Monsanto had a hand in the retraction of a groundbreaking study that left little doubt about the dangers of glyphosate in a prominent food science journal.

Monsanto will do anything to protect the reputation of Roundup and its other herbicide products – which earned them $1.9 billion in gross profits in 2015 alone – and that includes silencing their detractors.

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