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Old 05-24-2013, 16:32   #1
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Here's a fascinating, and science-term dense, abstract on the effects of glyphosate (found in popular weed-killer, RoundUp) on our food supply:

Glyphosate’s Suppression of Cytochrome P450 Enzymes and Amino Acid Biosynthesis by the Gut Microbiome: Pathways to Modern Diseases

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Here is another study that shows that roundup ends up in the final product when used on wheat.

Residues of glyphosate and its metabolite AMPA in wheat seed and foliage following preharvest applications

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I had to keep a straight face when my sister-in-law exclaimed how great it was because, "No chemicals in it!" UUUUUUUUUUUGH.

My husband told her a story about when he worked for the conservation district, someone felled a TREE and destroyed a chunk of his neighbor's arable land, by using the #!^%#%[email protected] undiluted.

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My husband told her a story about when he worked for the conservation district, someone felled a TREE and destroyed a chunk of his neighbor's arable land, by using the #!^%#%[email protected] undiluted.
Oh yeah, it's well known around here that you kill a stubborn tree by sawing it off, drilling holes in the base and putting roundup in the holes. It's powerful stuff.

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