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If ever there was an example of the excesses of corporate greed and self-centeredness regarding human security, Roundup wins. For decades, warnings have been considered about health damage. Finally, according to the New York Times;
Roundup Maker to pay $10 billion to settle cancer lawsuits
“Bayer has faced tens of thousands of claims linking the weed killer to cases of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Part of the money is set aside for future cases”
This does not include everyone eligible to file and possibly make claims. And according to the NY Times;
“Now Bayer is moving to put those issues behind it, agreeing to pay more than $10 billion to settle tens of thousands of claims while continuing to sell the product without adding warning labels about its safety. “
“without adding safety warning labels”
From tthe Navdanya International.org website;
“The main ingredient in Roundp@ is the pesticide chlorpyrifos. Many nations, countries, cities and other government entities have banned or restricted the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos.
This website contains an 18-page list once downloaded, of governments that have restrictions on this toxic chemical. Many are in the United States.
Actually from NPR.org ;
“Starting in early 2020, California will ban the sale of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which state environmental officials say is linked to brain damage and other health problems in children.
Under an agreement with Corteva Agriscience, the maker of chlorpyrifos, sales of the pesticide will end on February 6, 2020, and agricultural growers will not be allowed to possess or use it after December 31, 2020….
“California environmental regulators have targeted the pesticide for years. They referred to chlorpyrifos as “a toxic air contaminant“which poses health threats when inhaled or exposed to the skin of bystanders. The agreement includes a ban on aerial spraying.”
“…a toxic air contaminant“which poses health risks when inhaled or exposed to the skin of bystanders”
Finally, our own government has decided to make progress, according to Reuters (PUBLISHED FRI, JUN 17 20224:17 PM );
“EPA ordered to re-evaluate health risks of Bayer’s weed killer ingredient
The EPA was ordered by a federal appeals court on Friday to reconsider whether glyphosate, the active ingredient in Bayer AG’s Roundup weedkiller, poses unreasonable risks to humans and the environment.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with several environmental, farmworker and food safety groups that the EPA failed to adequately consider whether glyphosate causes cancer and threatens endangered species.
Bayer’s Monsanto unit, which makes Roundup, has clashed with groups challenging the EPA’s reauthorization. Friday’s decision does not stop people from using Roundup or similar products.
Meanwhile, 90% of our urine and blood samples show toxic chemicals. Roundup isn’t the only product that uses toxic chemicals. Many we do not know, because they have not been tested. Many of these chemicals have not been shown to have a level that will not harm us. Tests are hard to verify because these toxic chemicals are in the air we breathe, the water we drink, the clothes we wear, and even on the couches we lounge on.
As our own government cannot seem to escape the control of the enormous from the sums of money paid by these giant corporations, we cannot expect any relief from this onslaught of toxic chemicals. But we can do something to protect ourselves. Just by eating organically grown and regenerative food systems, we can help cleanse our bodies. If you read the article “Reduce pesticides in our body” (https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/5/27/2100455/-Reducing-Pesticides-in-our-body ), you will see how just by eating organic food for 5 or 6 days we can significantly reduce the amounts of toxic chemicals in our bodies. When we consider that pesticides can be passed to our child while in the womb and even breast milk contains these chemicals, then consideration for our children should be enough for us to eat healthy foods.
Remember that we accumulate these chemicals over the course of our lives. In growing children, those developing bodies and minds, the harmful effect may be there even if tolerated by adults.
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