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  Posting date: March 28, 2018
Dicamba Drift Threatens Natural Habitats and Species Across the US
Dicamba drift from the spraying of the herbicide in dicamba-tolerant GM soy farms in the US threatens natural habitats, putting endangered species of plants and animals at risk.
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  Posting date: January 23, 2018
Toxic Formulants and Heavy Metals in Glyphosate-based Herbicides
Formulations of glyphosate-based herbicides are found to be much more toxic on both plants and human cells than glyphosate alone. Toxic heavy metals such as arsenic are also found in these herbicides.
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  Posting date: December 20, 2017
Health Impacts of Glyphosate May Include Driving Antibiotic Resistance
Glyphosate resistant crops have led to intensification of glyphosate use, emergence of glyphosate-resistant weeds and microorganisms, changes in microbiomes and disease resistance, deteriorated plant and animal health, and increased antibiotic resistance.
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  Posting date: December 14, 2017
Human Exposure to Glyphosate Increased 500 percent Since GM Crop Introduction in the US
A study has found that human exposure to glyphosate through foods has increased approximately 500% over 23 years since the introduction of GM glyphosate-tolerant crops in the US.
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  Posting date: November 28, 2017
Glyphosate-Resistant Weeds A Growing Major Problem Worldwide
The overuse of glyphosate has led to a global situation where glyphosate-resistant weeds are spreading rapidly. The worst infestations and greatest economic impact are seen in countries growing GM glyphosate-resistant crops.
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  Posting date: November 21, 2017
Roundup Harms Soil Fungus At Far Below Permissible Doses
Research shows that Roundup caused metabolic disturbances in an important soil fungus at doses far below the recommended agricultural application rate, raising the possibility that herbicide residues may add toxic properties to a final GM plant product.
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  Posting date: November 17, 2017
New research finds common herbicides cause antibiotic resistance
New research confirms that the active ingredients of the commonly used herbicides, RoundUp, Kamba and 2,4-D (glyphosate, dicamba and 2,4-D, respectively), each alone cause antibiotic resistance at concentrations well below label application rates.
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  Posting date: August 17, 2017
States in the US Take Action As Dicamba Damage Grows
Dicamba, used in conjunction with GM dicamba-resistant crops, has caused widespread damage to crops not resistant to the herbicide in the USA, leading to states taking action which include a ban and other restrictions.
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  Posting date: June 21, 2017
Biosafety and Socio-Economic Rrisks of GM 2,4-D Maize
This report highlights the biosafety and socio-economic risks of GM 2,4-D maize and stacked varieties currently field trialled in South Africa, including potential combinatorial effects.
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  Posting date: March 28, 2017
Adverse Effects of Glyphosate on the Soil and Environment After 20 Years
After 20 years of intensive use, research finds that glyphosate and its primary metabolite AMPA are frequently detected in ground and surface waters and in some marine environments, with adverse effects on biological organisms and their functions.
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