by Christina Sarich, Natural Society:
“It does what it’s supposed to do, but my god it’s doing something to us as farmers”
Now that the World Health Organization has deemed Roundup chemicals like glyphosate “likely to cause cancer,” it should come as no surprise that people are experiencing the outcome suggested in such a statement. In one of many cases, one farmer is blaming the biotech industry for his wife’s cancer.
Though a CropLife Australia representative who heavily lobbies for the pesticide industry is quoted in an article attacking the WHO as “irresponsible,” this farmer believes his wife’s cancer is directly related to the Roundup chemicals she has been exposed to.
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