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Great Read!

Way to go Alive Magazine! www.alive.com if only more people read you regularly :)
Roundup: used by farmers on genetically engineered crops and homeowners on backyard gardens around the world. It’s a product of giant agrichemical company Monsanto and its story is now being told by a courageous journalist in her powerful new book, Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science. Over the last three decades, journalist Carey Gillam has covered some of the most important stories to unfold in the United States, from the aftermath of hurricane Katrina to the racially charged riots in Ferguson, Missouri. It’s the ongoing tale of Monsanto Company’s pesticide known as Roundup, however, that has become her focus, raising awareness of its dangers her purpose. Uncovering dangerous deception Known to scientists as glyphosate, the chemical is a weed killer. The main ingredient in Roundup-branded herbicides, it’s used by farmers on genetically engineered crops and homeow…