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Originally published in Civil Eats

A decade ago, when Kathleen Hallal’s three young sons were battling auto-immune disorders, the Irvine, California, resident realized that powerful herbicides were often being sprayed in the schoolyards, fields, and parks where they spent most of their time.

“I’d see my kids stretch and roll in the grass. Other kids would be digging in the dirt where they had

Cleaning up after GM: Is it possible?

Originally published on GM Watch.

Advocates claim unintended and possibly harmful changes in plants caused by genetic modification methods, including the new gene editing techniques, can be “bred out”. But this is often not true, says Dr Doug Gurian-Sherman

Advocates of old-style GM crops as well as the new gene-edited crops often tell us we shouldn’t worry about the unintended effects of the genetic engineering

Originally published on https://link.springer.com/

Abstract:

Background: Glyphosate is the most widely used herbicide in the USA and worldwide. There has been considerable debate about its carcinogenicity. Epidemiological studies suggest that multiple myeloma (MM) and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) have a positive and statistically significant association with glyphosate exposure. As a B cell genome mutator, activation-induced cytidine deaminase (AID) is a key pathogenic player in both