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Postby LucyGoose » Feb 06, 2012 10:35 am

Hi All!! Just wanted to share with you how BAD Round Up is....I myself used to use it and I still have some in the garage....it used to get on my fingers.....I would wash, but not till I was done.....Since I have been trying to eat healthy and be more and more "green".....I have also found out just how bad this stuff is for the earth and us....if you Google, you will come up with more that this....

Part 1,2, & 3


http://www.safelawns.org/blog/index.php ... us-poison/

http://www.safelawns.org/blog/index.php ... d-alfalfa/

http://www.safelawns.org/blog/index.php ... t-mistake/

http://www.organicconsumers.org/monsanto/roundup.cfm
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Re: Round Up

Postby thy » Feb 17, 2012 8:46 pm

Yes it is a poison, it can go to the drinking water and foor sure you have to think before you use it and try to find alternative ways like covering in black plastic
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Re: Round Up

Postby LucyGoose » Feb 27, 2012 9:15 pm

Might be of interest .....should be!!

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/01/1 ... 20365.html

www.vanityfair.com/politics/features/20 ... 20365.html

http://www.motherearthnews.com/natural- ... warns.aspx

Then the worst thing, they sue if farmers don't buy the seed....
http://www.percyschmeiser.com/conflict.htm

Also, google "roundup ready corn", and you will see that it is leading to superweeds and superbugs that are resistant to Roundup.

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Re: Round Up

Postby thy » Feb 28, 2012 8:19 pm

LoL Kathleen

Fact is one thing ..sort of religion an other

Fact, it can go to the ground water..meaning, you mee and everybody else can containe a bit of it

If you want facts, ┬┤go serch for Dutch sites - xxx.nl
They know about everything poisoning the water/ soil.
When I visited Marco Fransen, there were less than 2 foot down to the water canals, he had everywere :eek:
They drink water and even grow vegetables wcological, like I started back in the 70'
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Re: Round Up

Postby Lessadragon » Aug 28, 2012 3:37 pm

Toxicity
Roundup has a United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Toxicity Class of III (on a I to IV scale, where IV is least dangerous) for oral and inhalation exposure.
It does not bioaccumulate, and breaks down rapidly in the environment.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers glyphosate to be relatively low in toxicity, and to not have carcinogenic effects.
The EPA considered a "worst case" dietary risk model of an individual eating a lifetime of food entirely from glyphosate-sprayed fields, and with residue levels remaining at their maximum levels, and concluded no adverse effects would exist under these conditions.
In 2007, the EPA selected glyphosate for further screening for endocrinal disruptor effects, not because of suspected effects, but because glyphosate is a widely used herbicide (the EPA has stated selection for screening does not itself imply risk).
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Re: Round Up

Postby thy » Aug 28, 2012 5:33 pm

If I search for Round Up . com I get different info than if I search for RU.dk.
Warnings for groundwater, not to use it all over the driweway, but only on weeds ect

My goverment did not act the first years after the dutch alarmed us.... dutch id .nl on the web
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Re: Round Up

Postby viktoria » Aug 30, 2012 4:46 am

H2O is toxic when used in excess.

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