Roundup banned in France! Yes!

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Some positive news from France, they have banned the weedkiller Roundup because of it’s link to cancer. The UN have classified Glyphosphate, which is the active ingredient in the weedkiller as ‘probably carcinogenic to humans’.

This is big news. Monsanto – the worlds most powerful toxic chemical peddler – makes billions selling Roundup to farmers and to the public. They market RoundupReadytm crops that are genetically modified to be resistant to Roundup. This means farmers must use Roundup to control weeds, they must also buy seeds from Monsanto every year as the seeds are sterile. Thus causing a dependency. Aside from the obvious fact that the crop will be saturated with Roundup, weeds have also developed resistance to Roundup leading them to become the only weed in an area and thus putting the ecosystem out of balance. And of course, the farmers then use more and more roundup…


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