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Dave Murphy - Glyphosate: Unsafe On Any Plate

Are we being fed poison for profit?
Sunday, January 1, 2017, 2:16 PM

In November, a very concerning report -- Glyphosate: Unsafe On Any Plate -- was released by The Detox Project and Food Democracy Now!, raising the alarm of the high levels of glyphosate in the US food supply and the (deliberate?) low levels of awareness of its associated health risks.

Dave Murphy, executive director of Food Democracy Now!, joins us this week to explain the finding of this new report on the world's most-used herbicide (more commonly known by its retail brand: Roundup). As happened in past decades with the alcohol and tobacco industries, there's compelling evidence that profits have taken a priority over consumer safety -- and as public health concerns are being raised, Big Ag is circling its wagons and attacking the questioners rather than embracing open scrutiny.

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Daily Digest 3/5 - ‘Massive Layoffs’ Predicted In Law Schools, The Wealth Beneath

Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 12:20 PM
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  • Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana: The wealth beneath
  • China Overtakes the US to become the World’s Largest Oil Importer
  • Shell to build LNG plants in Ontario and Louisiana
  • Toyota's i-Road to debut at the Geneva Motor Show
  • Taiwan tests recycling's limits with bus stops out of bottles