Last Updated: January 16th, 2020
At-a-glance Initially uncovered by Consumer Reports, a national survey revealed many baby foods were contaminated with arsenic, lead, cadmium and mercury. Children eat 3X more food per pound than adults. Arsenic accumulates in the brain, in particular the hormone-producing pituitary gland. It’s associated with lower IQ, mood disorders and is a carcinogen and teratogen (substances… Read More
Last Updated: January 22nd, 2020
Doses of glyphosate and Roundup that regulators have assumed to be safe also cause fatty liver disease and death of liver tissue. Report by Claire Robinson and Michelle Perro, MD At-a-glance Nearly all genetically modified (GM) crops worldwide are engineered to be grown with glyphosate-based herbicides such as Roundup. A 2019 study in rats provides… Read More
Last Updated: July 13th, 2019
Researchers say pregnant women and babies must be protected against exposures to pesticides, including glyphosate herbicides.
Last Updated: June 25th, 2019
One agency concluded glyphosate is not genotoxic, while the other concluded it is. A new peer-reviewed paper explains the reasons for the disagreement.
Last Updated: January 17th, 2019
Gut bacteria play a role in whether our children will develop leukemia – and there may be a link with glyphosate and GM crops, writes Michelle Perro, MD
Last Updated: September 27th, 2018
Children’s health is in crisis. But breakthroughs in our understanding of the importance of gut health can help reverse even serious disease, writes Michelle Perro, MD