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Pinkwash - baleage wrap conceals true cause of rural cancer

Press release 8.1.15
Food Matters Aotearoa
Pinkwash - baleage wrap conceals true cause of rural cancer
desiccation with Roundup, a leading cause of rural health problems. Exposure to Roundup has be shown to increase incidence of female cancers and reproductive problems and male problems such as infertility and prostate cancer.(2)
Have you noticed the eye-catching pink wrap now appearing in paddocks around you? Agpac’s admirable action in donating a percentage of the price of each roll to the Sweet Louise breast cancer charity highlights the health problems facing rural families.(1)

Ironically this excellent initiative disguises the hidden risk of silage

Research by Professor of Molecular Biology, Gilles-Eric Seralini from France, the longest, most detailed study on a GMO and its related pesticide, Roundup, has shown the link between Roundup and numerous health problems. (3)Professor Séralini's initial research focused on the prevention and treatment of breast cancer. In his work at the interface of cancer and endocrinology, he became interested in the causes of cancer, reproductive problems, and endocrine disruption.
He is just one of the high powered international and national speakers to be presenting evidence of Roundup’s threat at the Food Matters Aotearoa conference. 14th- 15th February,Te Papa, Wellington. (See:- foodconference.co.nz)

Among those invited to attend are MPs, regulatory agencies, research institutes. farm industry bodies and leading food manufacturers.

“Accusations have been made that government and regulatory agencies responsible for the safety of farming and food have been colluding to ignore the dangers of pesticides to our health,” says Susie Lees of the Food Matters Aotearoa conference team. “Participants in the conference will be able to decide for themselves.”

Food Matters Aotearoa

References
1)
http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/well-good/inspire-me/64746825/ Pink-bales-for-the-breast-cancer-cause

2)
http://www.i-sis.org.uk/Glyphosate_and_Cancer.php

3)
http://www.gmoseralini.org/faq-items/ten-things-you-need-to-know-about-the-seralini-study/


Roundup Fact sheet – 8.1.15

U.S. Hospitals Expose Critically Ill Children to Harmful Glyphosate Herbicides
http://sustainablepulse.com/2015/01/05/u-s-hospitals-expose-critically-ill-children-harmful-glyphosate-herbicides/#.VK221slUU2A

The Environmental impacts of glyphosate FOE report 2013
http://www.foeeurope.org/sites/default/files/press_releases/ foee_5_environmental_impacts_glyphosate.pdf

EU Regulators and Monsanto Exposed for Hiding Glyphosate Toxicity
http://www.i-sis.org.uk/EU_Regulators_Monsanto_Glyphosate_Toxicity.php

Collusion between industry and regulatory agencies.
http://earthopensource.org/index.php/reports/europes-pesticide-and-food-safety-regulators-who-do-they-work-for

Roundup and birth defects is the public being kept in the dark
http://earthopensource.org/index.php/reports/17-roundup-and-birth-defects-is-the-public-being-kept-in-the-dark

Scandal of glyphosate reassessment in Europe
http://www.i-sis.org.uk/Scandal_of_Glyphosate_Reassessment_in_Europe.php

Visceral botulism at dairy farms in Schleswig Holstein, Germany - Prevalence of Clostridium botulinum in feces of cows, in animal feeds, in feces of the farmers, and in house dust by Monika Krüger, Anke Große-Herrenthey, Wieland Schrödl, Achim Gerlach, Arne Rodloff
http://www.researchgate.net/publication/51894728_Visceral_botulism _at_dairy_farms_in_Schleswig_Holstein_Germany_prevalence_of_Clostridium_ botulinum_in_feces_of_cows_in_animal_feeds_in_feces_of_the_ farmers_and_in_house_dust

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