Glyphosate is a poison. It kills things. Despite industry misinformation, the victims are not limited to weeds, but affect a huge range of organisms.
A new study by Chinese scientists demonstrates that this includes gut bacteria in honeybees.
Bees are more important to nature as pollinators than to the honey industry.
A more general point: these investigators looked at the bugs in bee larva insides. But we have them, too. Your body contains more bacteria than body cells. What do you think a repetition of this experiment with human gut bacteria will show?
I have a dear niece in New Zealand who is suffering a wide range of very nasty symptoms, exactly as described in the book, What’s making our children SICK?. This book points the finger at chemicals like glyphosate, and genetically engineered food plants that have inserted genes designed to kill bacteria.
We need to transform Poison Planet.
OK, Monsanto is now Bayer. But a poison by any other name is just as toxic.