Tell the EPA to Regulate Glyphosate!

Tell the EPA to Regulate Glyphosate!

Overview
Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto\'s Roundup herbicide, is a toxic chemical that is becoming virtually ubiquitous in the modern world. Exposure to this chemical is associated with a number of health concerns, including cancer. A number of alarming reports also suggest that the chemical accumulates in the body, which can be of concern to those whose bodies cannot detoxify properly. Human exposure to glyphosate has increased by 500% since the introduction of genetically modified crops. Glyphosate is traditionally sprayed on genetically modified soy, corn, canola, sorghum, alfalfa, sugar beets, and cotton but it is also sprayed--sometimes right before harvest--on a substantial portion of wheat and oats grown in the US. Glyphosate is also sprayed on a wide variety of non-GMO crops such as almonds, rice, cherries, avocados, and apples. Glyphosate has been linked to the mysterious epidemics of kidney disease killing sugar cane workers in Sri Lanka and elsewhere. This doesn\'t even take into account the damage being wrought on human health by the pesticides that are dumped on our crops--which is made possible by GMO technology. Due to the myriad health concerns that have been recognized by world bodies such as the World Health Organization, and how widespread the use of this chemical is, it is time to ban glyphosate.
Target
FDA
Goal
Ban Glyphosate
Category
Corrupted Science
Created
Created by Tim Reihm on April 10, 2019.

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    • Octavius Reid on June 11, 2019
    • Stacey Kaufman on June 18, 2019
    • Divini Creech on June 20, 2019
    • Terry Cadwallader on June 27, 2019
    • Sandi Russ on June 27, 2019
    • Anonymous on June 27, 2019
    • Osda Yonah on June 27, 2019
    • This should have been banned a very long time ago.
    • Robert Latta on June 27, 2019
    • It is utterly insane to allow farmers to spray a herbicide on crops.
    • Nancy Teliski on June 28, 2019
    • I don’t want to see it regulated, I want to see it Banned altogether.
    • Barbara Baxter on June 28, 2019
    • Jackie Stolfi on June 28, 2019
    • Ian Salter on June 30, 2019
    • Denise Kastner on July 05, 2019
    • Denise Kastner on July 05, 2019
    • mike Kastner on July 05, 2019
    • Anonymous on July 23, 2019
    • Charles Haefner on September 26, 2019
    • Julien Antkies on September 26, 2019
    • Bruce Roth on September 26, 2019
    • Vatche Ohanian on September 26, 2019
    • Sheryn Kowatsch on September 26, 2019
    • Keith Manton on September 26, 2019
    • Kathleen Furman on September 27, 2019
    • I am from Canada and wasn't able to select my country from the drop down list, so I entered United States and North Dakota (a neighbouring state). The postal code was my own authentic one, so why was the drop down list not listing Canada? Could you please fix this so we can support the great petitions on your site? Thank you.
    • Laurle Valentino on September 27, 2019
    • Anonymous on September 28, 2019
    • Laura DeVaney on October 02, 2019
    • Bobbie Gadsby on October 11, 2019
    • Debra Gravett on October 11, 2019
    • It's in your hands if we die of this You no it's bad
    • Anonymous on October 12, 2019
    • Joel Malkerson on October 12, 2019
    • Margery Hursky on October 22, 2019
    • Shanion Hart on November 05, 2019
    • Anonymous on November 08, 2019
    • Anonymous on November 08, 2019
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