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Glyphosate Weedkiller Found in All 5 Major Orange Juice Brands

In 2015 the USDA reported orange juice was the most consumed fruit juice in the United States and oranges were second most consumed fruit overall, just slightly behind apples.

The average person in America consumes 2.7 gallons of orange juice and 3 pounds of oranges each year.

“100% Pure Orange Juice” is a common claim used by many juice brands that allow consumers to feel safe when serving it to their families on a daily basis.

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European Lawmakers Want Glyphosate Weedkiller Banned in Europe by 2020

Call comes within days of EU Parliamentary hearing on the “Monsanto papers” and glyphosate’s toxicity. Image source.

On 16 October a cross-party group of MEPs demanded a phase-out of glyphosate by December 2020. They want a ban on non-professional use of the herbicide and use in public parks or playgrounds after 15 December 2017, when the current authorisation expires. The MEPs want the Commission to withdraw its proposal for a 10-year renewal.

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Glyphosate Residue Free Food Label Starts Wave of Transparency for US Brands

Chosen Foods and Heavenly Organics have started a wave of Glyphosate Residue Free certified brands in the U.S., in what is being described as a “consumer-based push for transparency”.

The past week has seen the first wave of Glyphosate Residue Free brands entering the U.S. grocery market and many large brands including USDA organic and non-GMO certified brands have shown deep interest in the new certification.

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Glyphosate warning: Unfavorable birth outcomes for moms exposed to Roundup

New data was recently presented at a children’s health conference warning the public about the grave dangers of glyphosate, the active ingredient in weed killers like Roundup and similar herbicides. When glyphosate gets into the systems of expectant mothers, the risk of a number of adverse outcomes rises. These include lower birth weight, shorter gestation times and additional risks to the health of both the child and the mother.

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California declares glyphosate a toxic cancer-causing chemical, effective July 7, 2017

In a win for consumer rights and safety, the OEHHA (California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment) has declared that glyphosate weed killer is a known, cancer-causing carcinogen. It will be added to the state’s Proposition 65 warning list.

Proposition 65, also known as “The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986,” was passed in order to protect California drinking water from toxic, cancer-causing substances and those known to cause birth defects. Glyphosate designated “probably carcinogenic” by WHO in 2015

Monsanto's glyphosate wiping out Monarch butterflies; population down 74 percent in California

(NaturalNews) Recent research has pinpointed Monsanto's glyphosate-based herbicide, Roundup, as one of the main contributing factors to the drastic population declines experienced by monarch butterflies in the past 20 years.

Study: Glyphosate proves incredibly hazardous to women, affecting fertility while promoting uterine cancer

(NaturalNews) The current issue of the Toxicology journal, details the first study in glyphosate's more than 40 years on the market, to study its effects on uterine development. In the study, a group of researchers injected newborn rats with a commercial dose of glyphosate-based herbicide (GBH), while a control group was given a saline solution.

Totally hijacked by Big Food: Organic Trade Association turns against GMO labeling

(NaturalNews) A number of farmer and consumer advocacy groups are breaking ties with the influential Organic Trade Association (OTA), after it was discovered that the membership-based organization, which represents the entire organic industry in both Canada and the United States, sold out to Big Agribusiness by extending its support to the Stabenow-Roberts Bill, which many are now referring to as the Monsanto "DARK" Act 2.0.

BETRAYED! Whole Foods and the Organic Trade Association just plowed right through American food consumers like the terrorist truck rampage in France (op ed)

(NaturalNews) By now we're all sadly aware of the terror atrocity in Nice, France that took the lives of at least 80 people. The attack was insane and horrific, and my prayers go out to all those affected by the senseless violence. Yet it isn't just ISIS terrorists who are destroying lives in our world, and it's not just trucks that damage our bodies and cause pain and suffering. The number of lives ripped from our world by the horrific attack on innocent people in France pales in comparison to what Whole Foods and the Organic Trade Association just did to 300+ million people in America as you'll learn below...

Europeans outraged over glyphosate renewal, triggering street protests, while calling for an end to industry and government collusion

(NaturalNews) Like undoing a blindfold, many Europeans are beginning to see for the first time. As the light penetrates their blinking eyes, they are slowly awakening to the hard truths about the poison that is sprayed on their food, and about the collusion between industry and government that keeps them tied down in a cycle of sickness and suppression.