EPA Massively Increased DOUBLED Allowable Toxic Herbicide Levels On Food / Monsanto's Roundup On Crops. Tell EPA to STOP POISONING OUR FOOD SUPPLY!
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Early 2013, Dow and Monsanto Planned to Increase Toxic Pesticides Sprayed on crops. July, 2013 US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) passed a new regulation to massively increase (double) the maximum allowable levels of herbicide residue in food. Even at low levels, Glyphosate is extremely toxic. According to the new regulation, the EPA has doubled the amount of glyphosate (Roundup) residue legally allowed on oilseed crops like canola and soy that are intended for human consumption, even though this will create a significant public health hazard, threatening human health. EPA regulation allows oilseed crops such as flax, canola, and soybean oil to contain glyphosate at levels up to 40 parts per million (ppm), up from 20 ppm, which is over 100,000 times the concentration needed to induce the growth of human breast cancer cells in vitro.....
PLEASE SIGN PETITION >>>> then CALL EPA's newly elected Gina McCarthy 202-564-7404 >>>> then SEND MESSAGE http://cfpub.epa.gov/locator/in_details.cfm?LAST_NAME=McCarthy&FIRST_NAME=Gina&MAIL_CD=6101A&SITE_CD=HQ&SITE_DESC=HEADQUARTERS&search=1&sort=1&ASSOC_PK=15176&tab=search
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