Feb 022024
 

Carol Van Strum’s book, “A Bitter Fog“, is one I’ll not forget.  I learned a lot.  I am very happy for Carol that she received this Award. UPDATE:   It’s Feb 2, 2024; I’m reading RFK’s book, The Wuhan Cover-Up.  It’s about American chemical and biological warfare.  It seems that not much has changed.  But […]

Jun 302020
 

Monsanto explains how it works, and its fields of endeavor.  Note:  2016 Scholarship winners bring the future of farm and food together Monsanto Canada Inc. 10/13/2016 Like many young Canadians, Louis Ditner found his passion while working a part time job during high school. He has worked alongside the chef at Elmira, Ontario’s Never Enough […]

Dec 012019
 
2019-12-01  Legal action in Australia against Roundup (Bayer-Monsanto), Sydney Morning Herald.  Countries that are banning roundup.

Australia joins the list of countries where legal action is being pursued against Bayer-Monsanto over Roundup. Other Countries:  . . .  some local governments have stopped using it altogether. Germany has banned it from 2023 – a date that environment minister Svenja Schulze said was “as early as European law allows”.   . . .   Austria […]

Sep 092019
 

The plan also promises to phase out all use of glyphosate, the world’s most common weed killer, by December 2023. The broad-spectrum herbicide often ends up killing the native plants insects rely on. My feelings won’t be hurt if you scroll past my feedback, to the article! Hopefully the “research” won’t be headed up by […]

Sep 072019
 
2019-09-04  Bayer’s Roundup Woes Deepen as Germany Bans Key Chemical,  Wall Street Journal

Preface to the article,  MY EXCITEMENT: From: Sandra Finley Sent: September 7 To: Ruth.Bender  (The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) journalist who wrote the article below) Subject: RE: Bayer’s Roundup Woes Deepen as Germany Bans Key Chemical Enormous thanks to you, Ruth, and to the WSJ for publishing this article. I am from the farmlands of […]

May 242019
 

RELATED:   2015-03 What is IARC?  IARC 2015 “classified glyphosate as “probably carcinogenic to humans” . . . and “strong” evidence for genotoxicity. 2018-10-08 Recommend: Australian video, The secret tactics Monsanto used to protect Roundup, its star product.   Includes interviews of IARC, CropLife, Monsanto Executive and Regulators. | ABC News (Australia)     Originally aired on […]

May 242019
 

ABC News  (Australia),  documentary:  The secret tactics Monsanto used to protect Roundup, its star product I don’t think you can evaluate the arguments surrounding Bayer-Monsanto’s Roundup (glyphosate) and cancer, WITHOUT more than a passing  understanding of    IARC    CropLife This documentary  addresses both, with actual interviews.  Rare.  The question of crossing the line with […]

May 242019
 
2015-03  What is IARC?  IARC 2015 "classified glyphosate as “probably carcinogenic to humans” . . .   and “strong” evidence for genotoxicity.

IARC  is the International Agency for Research on Cancer. an intergovernmental agency forming part of the World Health Organization of the United Nations. Its role is to conduct and coordinate research into the causes of cancer. It also collects and publishes surveillance data regarding the occurrence of cancer worldwide. Wikipedia Founded: May 20, 1965 Abbreviation: […]

May 242019
 
2019-05-24  Quebec woman seeks to file class action against makers of herbicide Roundup, Bayer-Monsanto.  from CTV News

Containers of Roundup, left, a weed killer is seen on a shelf with other products for sale at a hardware store in Los Angeles on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. A battle over the main ingredient in Roundup, the popular weed killer sprayed by farmers and home gardeners worldwide, is coming to a head in California, […]