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Scheda Informativa: “Food for Health” – Cibo per la Salute

Contaminanti Ambientali e pesticidi             Più di 80.000 nuovi prodotti chimici e 20 milioni di sottoprodotti commercializzati a partire dalla seconda guerra mondiale. Dal 1945, produzione globale di pesticidi aumentata di circa 26 volte: da 0,1 a 2,7 milioni di tonnellate. La tossicità di alcuni pesticidi ha continuato ad aumentare: gli attuali pesticidi sono da […]

9 domande frequenti sul glifosato e altri pesticidi

1 Cos’è il glifosato e perché dovrebbe preoccuparci? Il glifosato è il principio attivo dei principali erbicidi utilizzati in agricoltura. Dal 1974 negli Stati Uniti, sono stati utilizzati più di 1.6 miliardi di kilogrammi di principio attivo del glifosato, vale a dire il 19% dell’uso globale stimato di glifosato (8.6 miliardi di kilogrammi). A livello […]

The Poison Cartel – Fact Sheet

In just 100 years, the chemicals and technologies of war-based conglomerates, which produced and profited from the chemicals that killed millions of people during the two world wars, have continued their destruction, wiping out millions of species by spreading poisonous agrichemicals, destroying our fragile ecosystems, poisoning our soils and entire web of life, undermining every […]

Gmo Myths

Building on the propaganda about the benefits of chemical agriculture, the agrochemical/biotechnology industry has promoted in the last decades the false promise that its genetically engineered crops would feed the world, produce higher yields, resist climate change and reduce the use of pesticides. But none of these promises has been fulfilled: The vast majority of […]

The Monsanto Papers

The first batch of Monsanto Papers were published in early 2017. The dossier contained hundreds of internal emails of Monsanto, as well as its correspondence with US Federal Agencies, the content of which revealed the magnitude of collusion between Monsanto and the EPA in order to undermine the investigation of the potential hazard of Glyphosate […]

GMOs

 Genetic engineering was introduced with several promises, such as fixing nitrogen, resisting drought, improving yield and ‘feeding the world’, which have contributed to build up a multibillion-dollar industry now controlled by a handful of corporate giants. So far, only two simple characteristics account for all the GM crops in the world. The majority of […]

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