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Roundup Creates Antibiotic Resistance

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide, was shown to increase antibiotic resistance in E. coli and salmonella.  Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup herbicide, has earned the ominous distinction of being the most heavily used agricultural chemical of all time.  Use skyrocketed starting in 1996, when Monsanto's "Roundup Ready" genetically engineered (GE) glyphosate-tolerant crops (soy, corn and cotton) were introduced. The GE crops are impervious to Roundup's toxic effects, which allows farmers to spray the chemical onto their crops with abandon.  Read more...

 

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