Roundup Residues

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Roundup residues in GM food cause cell damage and even death
Citation: Benachour, N. and Seralini, G-E. 2008 Glyphosate Formulations Induce Apoptosis and Necrosis in Human Umbilical, Embryonic, and Placental Cells Chemical Research in Toxicology, DOI: 10.1021/tx800218n Publication Date (Web): December 23, 2008 http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/tx800218n
Abstract
http://www.gmfreecymru.org/pivotal_papers/crucial11.htm


Roundup residues interfere with multiple metabolic pathways
Citation: M Malatesta, F Perdoni, G Santin, S Battistelli, S Muller, M Biggiogera (2008).
Hepatoma tissue culture (HTC) cells as a model for investigating the effects of low concentrations of herbicide on cell structure and function.
Toxicol In Vitro. 2008 Sep 18; : 18835430 (P,S,G,E,B,D) Abstract http://www.gmfreecymru.org/pivotal_papers/crucial5.htm


Effect of glyphosate on growth of four freshwater species of phytoplankton: a microplate bioassay.
Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 2009,May,01;82(5): pp 538-42; (PMID: 19266135) Vendrell, E ; Ferraz, D Gómez de Barreda ; Sabater, C ; Carrasco, J M; Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology (ISSN: 1432-0800 ) Abstract
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19266135


COUNTRYSIDE NO LONGER SYNONYMOUS WITH HEALTHY LIVING
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=45974

EXTRACTS: BUENOS AIRES, Mar 4 (IPS) – Once a serene refuge from urban pollution and chaos, the Argentine countryside has now become a place fraught with risks for many local residents. The massive use of pesticides on fields of soy, the country’s top export, is creating a “health catastrophe” in the rural sector, environmentalists warn.

“Thirty years ago, living in the countryside was synonymous with healthy living, but now it is suicidal…”


HERBICIDE USED IN ARGENTINA COULD CAUSE BIRTH DEFECTS
http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=331718&CategoryId=14093

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