Understanding Glyphosate Toxicity: An Interview with Genetic Engineer Thierry Vrain
As genetically modified organisms (GMOs) continue to enter the food chain, it’s important for consumers to learn about Roundup Ready crops — and how the glyphosate sprayed on them may be toxic to our health.
A high-clearance sprayer applies Roundup herbicide on glyphosate-resistant marestail in a Mississippi no-till cotton field. The application failed and the weeds survived.
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An infestation of glyphosate-resistant marestail (Conyza canadensis), also known as horseweed, survives in a harvest-ready wheat crop in this Mississippi field.
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Agricultural glyphosate application in the United States skyrocketed after the introduction of genetically engineered, Roundup Ready crops in 1996.