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Roundup herbicide

Cancer-stricken plaintiffs sue Monsanto; claim it purposely mislabeled co-formulants in Roundup to conceal their damaging effects

(NaturalNews) Glyphosate, the world's most widely used herbicide, is the primary ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup. While the weed killer has proven dangerous to human health, and is a probable carcinogen, the other supposedly inactive chemicals found in Roundup may pose even more of a threat to people.

Roundup herbicide's health risks recognized by Danish scientists


Monsanto's Roundup is coming under fire in Denmark as scientists awake to its effect on enzymes activities and the gastrointestinal health of mammals. Danish scientists are calling out for further investigation of the weed killer and other glyphosate-containing pesticides. Citing glyphosate's potential for abuse on the health of livestock, the scientists report that the chemical is most dangerous during a mammal's sensitive life stages.

Government study finds toxic Roundup herbicide in 75 percent of air, rain samples


You might not want to hold your tongue out to catch that enticing drop the next time it rains -- you could end up inadvertently taking a swig of Monsanto's Roundup herbicide. New research published in the journal Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry reveals that both air and rain are contaminated with Roundup and other toxic agricultural chemicals more than 75 percent of the time in some areas, exposing potentially hundreds of millions of people to small and perpetual doses of hidden chemical poisons.

Roundup herbicide linked to celiac disease and gluten intolerance, new study suggests


A new study has found that the world's best-selling herbicide is linked to the global rise of celiac disease, gluten intolerance and irritable bowel syndrome.