We knew from previously released documents that Reuters reporter Kate Kelland was a key connection for Monsanto in its endeavor to undermine and discredit the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) scientists who classified glyphosate as a probable carcinogen in 2015. Now we have additional evidence of the coziness of the connection.
April 24, 2019 – Los Angeles, California – The law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman made public today hundreds of pages of newly de-classified internal Monsanto documents, including company email exchanges, reports, studies and other memoranda.
Essentially, Chapman said, a hydroponic grower levels their parcel of land, sprays it with herbicide to keep the weeds down, spreads plastic over the field, then places pots or builds a greenhouse over the plastic. Soon after, the operation is allegedly certified as organic.
The grandchildren and great-grandchildren of rats exposed to the pesticide showed increased risks of issues such as kidney disease and birth defects.
Roundup, which contains the deadly biocide glyphostae implicated in many serious health problems, its use is being banned and regulated by countries and cities all over the world. Even in the US.
Strangely, this noteworthy international trend is being ignored.
FOX and CNN and the New York Times and the Washington Post and all the other news outlets that have covered for Monsanto for decades are keeping quiet about this global trend.
You can get a reasonably up-to-date list of of places that have taken this action here: