Friday, June 20, 2014
EPA raises levels of glyphosate residue allowed in food | Washington Times Communities: "t"
The EPA’s technical factsheet on glyphosate states that chronic long-term exposure can cause kidney damage and reproductive effects. It also states that and there is “inadequate evidence” as to whether it can cause cancer.
A 2013 MIT study argues that glyphosate residue in food and water induces disease by disrupting normal cellular detoxifying functions. According to the study, “negative impact on the body is insidious and manifests slowly over time as inflammation damages cellular systems throughout the body.” The damage is manifested in increased risk of gastrointestinal disorders, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, depression, autism, infertility, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.
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