Thursday, January 26, 2012

Monsanto's Roundup Linked to Infertility-how to protect yourself

From the Activist Post:

A recent study conducted by a German university found very high concentrations of glyphosate, a carcinogenic chemical found in herbicides like Monsanto’s Roundup, in all urine samples tested.

The amount of glyphosate found in the urine was staggering, with each sample containing concentrations at 5- to 20-fold the limit established for drinking water.

This is just one more piece of evidence that herbicides are, at the very least, being sprayed out of control. 

Glyphosate in Monsanto’s Roundup Impacting Global Health

This news comes only one month after it was found that glyphosate, contained in Monsanto’s Roundup, is contaminating the groundwater in the areas in which it is used. What does this mean?

read more here


First, obviously, don't use roundup.  Eat organic and encourage others to do so--only demand for pesticide-free products will make farmers stop using pesticides.

At home, we use not only a reverse-osmosis filter for our drinking water, we have a WHOLE-HOUSE filter so that our shower water, laundry water, and the water the comes out the garden hose are all clean, or as clean as possible.  It's also been documented that there are SSRIs and other pharmaceuticals in drinking water--why take a chance on your health and fertility?

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