Stop the Crop

For a sustainable, GMO-free future

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Descoberto efeito prejudicial na saúde de resíduos químicos de herbicida

O uso intensivo de Roundup, o herbicida mais vendido no mundo, pode estar a causar uma série de doenças e problemas de saúde, incluindo doença de Parkinson, infertilidade e cancros, de acordo com um estudo científico agora publicado.

Associações científicas, de ambientalistas e de consumidores de diversos países já tinham avisado que a aplicação generalizada de Roundup iria acarretar impactos negativos para pessoas, plantas e animais.

Em entrevista a um semanário a cientista Angelika Hilbeck fala sobre os problemas da investigação independente na área dos transgénicos e das campanhas de difamação contra os cientistas críticos da tecnologia

A questão que se coloca é: que agricultura queremos?

Study says chemical residues linked to disease

Heavy use of the world's most popular herbicide, Roundup, could be linked to a range of health problems and diseases, including Parkinson's, infertility and cancers, according to a new study.

Environmentalists, consumer groups and plant scientists from several countries have warned that heavy use of glyphosate is causing problems for plants, people and animals.

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The pesticide industry and EU regulators have known since the 1980s and 90s that Roundup, the world's best selling herbicide, causes birth defects – but have failed to inform the public.

This report, co-authored by international scientists and researchers, reveals that the GM-industry’s own studies (including research commissioned by Monsanto) showed that Roundup’s active ingredient glyphosate causes birth defects in laboratory animals.

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About the Stop the Crop campaign

This website and film present some of the dangers of GM-crops, and call for people across Europe and beyond to take action to stop them. We need a future of food and farming that benefits people and planet, and not the pockets of big business. We need to stop GM-crops from spreading across Europe. You can sign up for updates and alerts opposite.

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