Thanks for your "environmental protection," EPA! We all feel so much
safer now that you have approved Dow's deadly herbicide, Enlist Duo.
As we reported when USDA approved the GMO last month, the EPA has to approve the herbicide before it goes to market. Done!
Dow AgroSciences's Enlist Duo is a delectable combination of Monsanto's
Roundup and Dow's "Agent Orange" 2,4-D. This killer combo is engineered
so that GMO corn and soy crops can withstand much more massive,
toxic doses of herbicide.
Why? Because millions of acres of Monsanto's GMO crops are now resistant to its herbicide, Roundup.
And where will 90% of these crops go? To feed the poor
animals in factory farms. That means, if you drink
conventionally-produced milk or eat meat, you are ingesting these GMOs -
just one more reason to support organic agriculture. It also means
toxics in the air and water.
Dow's ultra-toxic herbicide is already used on wheat, pastureland, lawns and golf courses.
Unlike other herbicides, which coat a plants leaves, 2,4-D is a systemic
weed-killer. The chemicals infiltrate the entire plant - and the food
you eat. 2,4-D is linked to cancer, Parkinson's disease, hormone
problems and other serious health issues.
Not to be outdone, Monsanto - which now has a monopoly on the US soybean
crop - is working on Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans, its next
revolution in toxicity.