Monsanto's Roundup may be responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of farmers around the world | HEALTH and WELLNESS | Scoop.it

A heretofore inexplicable fatal, chronic kidney disease that has affected poor farming regions around the globe may be linked to the use of biochemical giant Monsanto's Roundup herbicide in areas with hard water, a new study has found. 

The new study was published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 

Researchers suggest that Roundup, or glyphosate, becomes highly toxic to the kidney once mixed with "hard" water or metals like arsenic and cadmium that often exist naturally in the soil or are added via fertilizer. Hard water contains metals like calcium, magnesium, strontium, and iron...


Via Sepp Hasslberger