Republication of Seralini Study Exposes Roundup


maize welcomes the news of the republication of the chronic toxicity study on the glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup and a commercialized genetically modified (GM) maize, Monsanto’s NK603, led by Prof Gilles-Eric Séralini. The republication restores the study to the peer-reviewed literature so that it can be consulted and built upon by other scientists.

The study found severe liver and kidney damage and hormonal disturbances in rats fed the GM maize and low levels of Roundup that are below those permitted in drinking water in the EU. Toxic effects were found from the GM maize tested alone, as well as from Roundup tested alone and together with the maize. Additional unexpected findings were higher rates of large tumours and mortality in most treatment groups.

The study was first published in Food and Chemical Toxicology (FCT) in September 2012 but was retracted by the editor-in-chief in November 2013 after a sustained campaign of criticism and defamation by pro-GMO scientists.

Now the study has been republished by Environmental Sciences Europe. The republished version contains extra material addressing criticisms of the original publication. The raw data underlying the study’s findings are also published – unlike the raw data for the industry studies that underlie regulatory approvals of Roundup, which are kept secret. However, the new paper presents the same results as before and the conclusions are unchanged.

The republished study is accompanied by a separate commentary by Prof Séralini’s team describing the lobbying efforts of GMO crop supporters to force the editor of FCT to retract the original publication.

7/22/2014 1:06:00 PM

LENG I don't know who you are. But, I can absolutely say that you have blind hate issues. That is the most irrational thing I have heard in a long time. The corporations that are doing this sick thing have nothing to do with Jews or Zionism. It is pure capitalism.... the republican way. Why would a religion poison people. Do you think all Jews eat only organic food? Really? See a psychiatrist please before you hurt yourself or someone you can actually care for.

7/14/2014 3:42:16 PM

Just another example of the Zionist promotion of death to Americans. No other country allows this. Monsanto has also been found to have ties with a genetics lab in Tel Aviv which has been creating new strains of biological weapons that specifically target Arab genes. Almost 80% of the foods on the grocery shelves are kosher: safe for the jews to eat. If Monsantos ties are deeper, who is to say that their foods aren't already targeting other gene pools here? Their tomatoes caused stomach and liver cancer. They fixed that little problem and now the signs are much more subtle. Never buy kosher and boycott kosher slaughter.

7/14/2014 8:33:43 AM

The only problem with this report is that it is a European Study published in Europe. Our DOA and FDA choose to ignore anything published off shore regardless of their value. I guess that they only consider documentation in American English when attached to a green slip of negotiable paper.

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