Global Glyphosate Study leukemia results show leukemia in early adulthood when leukemia is very rare. The results align, however, with increasing leukemia in U.S., ages 15-39, since early 1990s. The picture is painted in four studies.
Consultations close on July 14th, on the development of Canada's 2030 Biodiversity Strategy, to achieve promises made at the COP 15 held in Montreal last December. Canada's high and increasing use of pesticides must be reversed.
A Parliamentary Petition to ban glyphosate and to reduce pesticide use in Canada is worthy of support. Substantial pesticides reduction and alternative strategies are essential to avoid regrettable substitutes, and importantly to support biodiversity, healthy environments, food and people. Indeed, a stated goal of the upcoming UN Biodiversity Conference (COP-15) is to reduce pesticides by two thirds. Organic, regenerative agriculture needs more support.
Glyphosate is Canada’s most-used herbicide, so levels in food are increasing, sometimes exceeding regulatory limits. Health Canada proposes to relax those limits. Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) may be more than…