Health

LARGEST AGRICULTURAL STUDY SHOWS NO LINK BETWEEN GLYPHOSATE AND CANCER

This past month of November, new findings from the U.S. Agricultural Health Study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute show no link between glyphosate and cancer. The article is available here: https://goo.gl/aSEdmz. “The largest...
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PUERTO RICO L.E.A.D. NETWORK VISITS MONSANTO COMPANY FACILITIES

A few months ago Monsanto Puerto Rico developed a new initiative to educate the public about nutrition, following the US model of the Leaders Engaged in Advancing the Dialogue Network (L.E.A.D. Network).  We invited two very well known Puerto Rican dietitians,...
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A Physician’s Perspective On Glyphosate & Food Labels

by Daniel Goldstein, M.D. FAAP, FACMT, FRCP(C), DABCP Senior Science Fellow Lead, Medical Sciences and Outreach Monsanto Company (Originally published on Monsanto’s Beyond the Rows® Blog.) As a pediatrician, a father, and a Monsanto employee, nothing...
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Glyphosate and Breast Milk

All of us at Monsanto are consumers and parents and spouses and children and friends.  We take the safety of our products very seriously, and we’re committed to developing products that contribute to safe and nutritious food choices.  We’re proud...
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ONCE AGAIN, EPA CONCLUDES THAT GLYPHOSATE DOES NOT CAUSE CANCER

As part of its ongoing registration review of the herbicide glyphosate, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published its official classification of glyphosate as “Not Likely to be Carcinogenic to Humans.” This determination is the...
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What the IARC 2A Rating for Glyphosate Really Means

By Donna Farmer, Product Protection & Nutrition Lead As a toxicologist who has dedicated the better part of my 30-year career to product safety, it feels important to explain what the recent IARC review means – and doesn’t mean. The International...
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MONSANTO RECEIVES OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH AWARDS

The Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association recently held their Annual Occupational Safety and Health Summit.  With the theme: “Together for a Safe and Healthy Puerto Rico”, this activity recognizes companies with good performance in terms of health...
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WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO MODERATE OR REDUCE SALT INTAKE?

By Sandra Ortiz-Rosado, LND, CAWM, DE, CECD, and L.E.A.D. Network member For centuries, salt was essential to preserve food, even the term “salary” comes from the word salt. Sodium is an essential mineral for life and one of the components...
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