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LET’S TALK ABOUT GLYPHOSATE (or why do farmers wear gas masks when spraying RoundUp)

In 1974 Monsanto introduced¬† a new chemical called glyphosate to the farming industry. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in RoundUp and is used to kill weeds by blocking proteins that are essential for plant growth. Monsanto also created genetically modified (GE) SEEDS that are resistant to glyphosate so when farmers sprayed their fields the weeds […]

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