Another good reason not to eat roundup-ready crops
Lawrence F. London, Jr.
london at metalab.unc.edu
Fri Jul 23 12:18:56 EDT 1999
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Date: Fri, 23 Jul 1999 09:16:35 -0400
From: Alex McGregor <waldenfarm at sprintmail.com>
To: "sanet-mg at shasta.ces.ncsu.edu" <sanet-mg at shasta.ces.ncsu.edu>
Subject: Glyphosates and NHL
To all those who wanted more references to studies linking glyphosate
exposure to non-Hodgkins lynphoma. This is from a recent Rachel's
One of the herbicides linked to NHL by the most recent Hardell
study is glyphosate, sold by Monsanto under the trade name
Roundup. A previous study of human subjects in 1998 had
implicated Roundup in hairy cell leukemia (cancer of the
blood-forming organs), a rare kind of NHL. Several animal
studies have shown that Roundup can cause gene mutations and
 M. Nordstrom and others, "Occupational exposures, animal
exposure, and smoking as risk factors for hairy cell leukaemia
evaluated in a case-control study," BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANCER
Vol. 77 (1998), pgs. 2048-2052.
 Lennart Hardell and Mikael Eriksson, "A Case-Control Study
of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and Exposure to Pesticides," CANCER Vol.
85, No. 6 (March 15, 1999), pgs. 1353-1360.
What's even more eye-opening is the studies listed which link atrazine
to NHL Check it out at:
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