In-depth comparative toxicogenomics of glyphosate and Roundup herbicides: histopathology, transcriptome and epigenome signatures, and DNA damage


By Robin Mesnage, Mariam Ibragim, Daniele Mandrioli, Laura Falcioni, Fiorella Belpoggi, Inger Brandsma, Emma Bourne, Emanuel Savage, Charles A Mein, Michael N Antoniou doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.04.12.439463 Conclusions Taken together, the results of our study show that Roundup herbicides are more toxic than glyphosate, activating mechanisms …

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Stacked genetically modified soybean harboring herbicide resistance and insecticide rCry1Ac shows strong defense and redox homeostasis disturbance after glyphosate-based herbicide application


by Caroline Bedin Zanatta, Rafael Fonseca Benevenuto, Rubens Onofre Nodari & Sarah Zanon Agapito-Tenfen published in Environmental Sciences Europe volume 32, Article number: 104 (2020) View the full article and download the pdf   Abstract Background World agricultural production of genetically modified (GM) products, in particular, the …

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Just published: GMOs and ROUNDUP: Similar long term toxicities due to glyphosate formulations


JUST PUBLISHED – February 2020 ​VIENT DE PARAÎTRE – Février 2020 (in french below) GMOs AND ROUNDUP: SIMILAR LONG TERM TOXICITIES DUE TO GLYPHOSATE FORMULATIONS Glyphosate is associated with carcinogenic petroleum additives and heavy metals in pesticides (formulations, which are always mixtures). This penetrates and bioaccumulates …

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Shotgun metagenomics and metabolomics reveal glyphosate alters the gut microbiome of Sprague-Dawley rats by inhibiting the shikimate pathway


Robin Mesnage, Maxime Teixeira, Daniele Mandrioli, Laura Falcioni, Quinten Raymond Ducarmon, Romy Daniëlle Zwittink , Caroline Amiel, Jean-Michel Panoff, Fiorella Belpoggi , Michael N Antoniou https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/870105v1.full.pdf Abstract: There is intense debate as to whether glyphosate can interfere with aromatic amino acid biosynthesis in microorganisms …

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The Introduction of Thousands of Tonnes of Glyphosate in the food Chain—An Evaluation of Glyphosate Tolerant Soybeans


by Thomas Bøhn and Erik Millstone Foods 2019, 8(12), 669; https://doi.org/10.3390/foods8120669 Abstract: Glyphosate-tolerant (GT) soybeans dominate the world soybean market. These plants have triggered increased use of, as well as increased residues of, glyphosate in soybean products. We present data that show farmers have …

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Insufficient risk assessment of herbicide-tolerant genetically engineered soybeans intended for import into the EU


By: Juliana Miyazaki, Andreas Bauer-Panskus, Thomas Bøhn, Wolfram Reichenbecher & Christoph Then Published: Environmental Sciences Europe volume 31, Article number: 92 (2019) DOI https://doi.org/10.1186/s12302-019-0274-1   Abstract The introduction of herbicide-tolerant (HT) genetically engineered (GE) soybeans has raised new challenges for the European risk assessment …

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Long list of glyphosate concerns shows EC flouts precautionary principle


PR 01/16 Long list of glyphosate concerns shows EC flouts precautionary principle A group of fourteen experts, including ENSSER member Michael Antoniou and CRIIGEN[i] member Robin Mesnage, warns that current safety assessments of glyphosate based herbicides (GBHs) as well as their maximum daily intake …

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Co-formulants of glyphosate herbicides are endocrine disruptors


PR 02/16 Co-formulants of glyphosate herbicides are endocrine disruptors In a new French-Hungarian study, the co-formulants of glyphosate herbicides are shown to be endocrine disruptors, i.e. to interfere with the human hormone system. Two ENSSER board members, Nicolas Defarge and András Székács, are involved …

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Public must know about risk to their health – ENSSER demands transparent glyphosate assessment – away with double standard favouring producers


PR 03/15 Public must know about risk to their health – ENSSER demands transparent glyphosate assessment – away with double standard favouring producers A new British scientific study confirms that the glyphosate herbicide Roundup, an essential integral component of the majority of GM crops, …

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Genetically engineered soybeans in EU Court of Justice: David and Goliath


Press Release 04/13 – available in English, Deutsch, Française, Castellano, Português – Genetically engineered soybeans in EU Court of Justice: David and Goliath Monsanto, the EFSA, the UK Government and the EU Commission all joining forces against civil society Gentechnik Soja vor EU-Gericht: David …

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The world-wide dominant herbicide contains compounds more toxic than expected as new research shows


PR 01/13 The world-wide dominant herbicide contains compounds more toxic than expected as new research shows Zusatzstoffe des weltweit bedeutendsten Herbizids sind deutlich toxischer als erwartet – Jüngste Forschungsergebnisse aus Frankreich publiziert Le principal herbicide du monde contient des substances plus toxiques que prevu …

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Objektive Sicherheitsforschung im Agrarbereich?


February 06, 2013 – Hohenheim, Germany –  Universität Stuttgart-Hohenheim Co-organisers: Gentechnikfreies Europa e.V. (V.i.S.d.P.; www), ENSSER, Aktionsbündnis gentechnikfreies Baden Württemberg (www), Albert Schweizer Stiftung (www), Brot für die Welt (www) Students’ Co-organisers: FRESH (www), Arbeitskreis Ökolandbau (AKÖ), Grüne Hochschulgruppe (GHG), Greening Hohenheim (www), studentisch-alternative …

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Congress on Risks for Public Health & the Environment


Time for Convergence in European Technology Assessment and Risk Assessment May 16-18, 2012 – Madrid/Spain – Complutense University Co-organisers: ENSSER, EEA, Fundación Vivosano/Health Defense Organisation, Cátedra Universidad-Empresa-Sindicato: Trabajo, Ambiente y Salud   May 16 (13:30) – Opening Prof. Emilio Mínguez Torres, Vice-Rector, Technical University …

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