• American Women Are Found GMO Herbicide Found In Breast Milk

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    Numerous health problems increased after GMOs were introduced in 1996. The percentage of Americans with three or more chronic illnesses jumped from 7% to 13% in just 9 years; food allergies skyrocketed, and disorders such as autism, reproductive disorders, digestive problems, and others are on the rise. Although there is not sufficient research to confirm that GMOs are a contributing factor, doctors groups such as the AAEM tell us not to wait before we start protecting ourselves, and especially our children who are most at risk.

    Natural Health News — The pesticide and GMO industry has always said this couldn’t happen.

    This discovery of glyphosate in human breastmilk raises new concerns about the safety and regulation of glyphosate – the active ingredient in Roundup which is the world’s most used herbicide and a key part of genetically engineered cropping.

    Glyphosate and the herbicide formulations based on it have been promoted as safe partially because of the claim that their residues will not accumulate in human bodies and will not therefore appear in breast milk.

    Dan Goldstein, a senior scientist from Monsanto, which manufactures Roundup, stated recently;

    “It is a common misunderstanding that pesticides, in general, accumulate in body fat.  While this phenomenon may occur with some older compounds and a very few compounds currently in use, pesticides that bio-accumulate to any significant degree have been removed from use or are highly restricted”

    “If ingested, glyphosate is excreted rapidly, does not accumulate …

     

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