Food Safety roundup

Published on June 10th, 2011 | by Lyra & Jeremy Bloom

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It’s official. Monsanto’s Roundup causes birth defects

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Monsanto roundup

A new report by some top scientists has nailed it down, and Monsanto isn’t going to be happy. The Agri-giant has built its entire business model, including genetically modified (GMO) crops that dominate the US market, around its Roundup brand herbicide.

They last thing they want to admit is that it causes birth defects.

But that’s just what a group of scientists from a diverse group – including Cambridge University, the King’s College London School of Medicine, and the Institute of Biology, UNICAMP, São Paulo, Brazil – have found.

You can read more on these findings about Monsanto’s Roundup over at our sister site, Red, Green, and Blue.

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