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New research suggests common herbicides are linked to antibiotic resistance - Guest Work

Guest Work Nov 24, 2017

By Jack Heinemann, University of Canterbury.  Antibiotics are losing their ability to kill bacteria. One of the main reasons for the rise in antibiotic resistance is the improper use of antibiotics, but our latest research shows that the ingredients in commonly-used weed killers like Round-up and Kamba can also cause bacteria to become less susceptible to … Read More

Seralini herbicides and adjuvants - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Feb 22, 2015

Gilles-Éric Séralini is best known for a research paper testing rats on GM feed and Roundup that was widely panned by the scientific community and eventually retracted.[1] He has also tried to argue that it is other factors in Roundup (adjuvants) that causes toxicity, not the active ingredient glyphosate and that this calls for regulatory changes. Read More