Topic USA & the EPA

Roundup on wheat, barley and oats. How did the residues get so high?

In 2006 the World Health Organisation established, via Codex, a maximum residue level of 30 mg/kg for cereals – primarily wheat, oats and barley. The previous level for wheat was

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No cumulative testing for Roundup. At all.

What is cumulative testing for pesticides? Toxicity testing that tests more than one pesticide at the same time.  To make sure that when different pesticides accumulate together in our bodies,they’re

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Regulatory history of glyphosate carcinogenicity reviews in USA

 The history of Roundup, glyphosate & carcinogenicity reveals a steady decrease, or loosening up, of the carcinogenicity rating.   Carcinogenicity assessments include only pesticide company directly-funded studies. I believe that

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EPA Roundup cancer studies: only Monsanto

  3 ancient Monsanto studies, all unpublished, at least 2 non-GLP, directly supplied to the EPA – proving non-carcinogenicity for their very own product. No independent studies supplied for the USA. US

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Neurotoxicity: The EPA doesn’t require Roundup/glyphosate studies for neurotoxicity for the US.

Except, please note, there aren’t any Roundup or much weaker glyphosate studies held with the EPA that evaluate neurotoxicity. Previous EPA assessment of glyphosate: EPA Reregistration Eligibility Decision (RED) Glyphosate.  September

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Neurotoxicity: the EPA 2,4-D pesticide study giving the safe level for neurotoxicity – straight from Dow laboratories.

The US EPA uses the same Dow Chemical Company study that the WHO uses to declare a safe level for 2,4-D neurotoxicity exposure to humans. Whether under it’s registration eligibility decision

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2,4-D : How industry dominates the US EPA carcinogenicity studies that prove ‘not carcinogenic’.

2,4-D : How industry dominates the US EPA carcinogenicity studies that prove ‘not carcinogenic’.

This report is a dissection of the animal studies provided for the EPA Carcinogenicity Peer Review for 2,4-D dated July 17, 1996. The 1996 Peer Review is the report that

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The Charles studies: These respected 2,4-D published studies have strong industry links.

The Charles studies: These respected 2,4-D published studies have strong industry links.

These studies have been cited in the various papers.  They may often appear independent when, in fact, they have strong 2,4-D industry connections: Mattsson JL, Charles JM, Yano BL (Dow

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How America sets the RfD – Reference Dose for glyphosate (Roundup)

The NPIC Fact sheet advises the chronic reference dose for glyphosate is 1.75 mg/kg/day (RfD). The study that was used to establish this level is a private, unpublished Monsanto study,

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2,4-D. The core USA EPA studies to assess toxicity (safety) of 2,4-D are industry funded.

 EPA Reregistration Eligibility Decision for 2,4-D. Core Studies Financed by Whom? NOTES: This paper lists the actual studies used in the USA EPA Reregistration Eligibility Decision (RED) for 2,4-D under the

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