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Landmark New Study is Best Hope for Ridding World of Monsanto's Dangerous Weedkiller: A major study has found that the EPA's 'safe' levels of Roundup weedkiller in food aren't so safe after all

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I'm still missing more results about the harm caused by Tallowamin. Together with Glyphosate it's contained in various RoundUp products as surfactant and about 3k times as toxic as Glyphosate.

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Polyethoxylated tallow amine

Polyethoxylated tallow amine (POEA) refers to a range of non-ionic surfactants derived from animal fats (tallow). They are used primarily as emulsifiers and wetting agents for agrochemical formulations, such as pesticides and herbicides (e.g. glyphosate).

Current research has found that POEA is 3450 times more toxic to HEK 293 cells (human embryonic kidney) than the herbicide glyphosate.


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Polyethoxylated tallow amines are toxic in large parts because they produce the nitro-oxidant peroxynitrite. Nitrotyrosine--a marker of peroxynitrite formation--are a factor in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and Alzheimer's disease.

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1091581813517906

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11493334

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9092586

It may just be coincidence but the great comedic actor Gene Wilder had non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and died from Alzheimer's disease.

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