Have you ever considered that the majority of cotton (in the U.S. anyway) is genetically modified, and as such, it might be tainted with cancer-causing, endocrine-disrupting, infertility-promoting glyphosate?
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Well, a new study at the University of La Plata found just that: 85% of cotton products like gauze, cotton balls, swabs, pads, wipes, etc. tested positive for glyphosate. Another 62% tested positive for its environmental metabolite AMPA, which has been found to potentially be 1,000 times more toxic in the body. Gauze samples tested positive 100% of the time.
Via Infobae (keep in mind this page was translated into English from an Argentinian news source.)
“The result of this research is very serious. When you use cotton or gauze to heal wounds or personal use hygienic, does thinking they are sterilized products, and results that are contaminated with a carcinogenic substance,” said pediatrician Vazquez Medardo Avila.
Glyphosate In Tampons
As you have probably heard, even the World Health Organization has recently been forced to admit that glyphosate, the most popular herbicide worldwide, is a probable human carcinogen.
So let’s get down to brass tacks, as they say. We have to face the very real possibility that these glyphosate-tainted products are tainting us in more ways than just through our food.
Over 90% of the cotton grown in the United States is grown from genetically modified seeds made specifically to withstand the application (typically what is many multiple applications) of glyphosate. And while cotton products are routinely used on places like cuts, or to clean your ears or even wipe your baby’s bottom, when it comes to feminine “protection” products, they aren’t just used for a brief moment in time. Tampons, for example, are placed in a highly sensitive mucous membrane area near a woman’s cervix and her reproductive organs for hours at a time, over a period of multiple days, each and every month, throughout all the years a woman is fertile.
How often is a potentially harmful chemical that has been shown to cause cancer, infertility and a whole host of other immune disorders and health issues seeping into your body this way, ladies?
And we wonder why infertility is on the rise in this country!
Unless these products explicitly state they are made from organic cotton (like these organic options a safe bet to assume they are genetically modified because over 90% of the cotton here is GMO. Now, if this study is any indication, if it doesn’t say organic, it’s very likely tainted with glyphosate!
Such a common sense connection…
It’s such a common sense connection, and yet, until I read about this study, I will admit to you I hadn’t really fully considered the implications. These researchers also found that 90% of the residents they tested in the Buenos Aires district of General Pueyrredónin were positive for glyphosate in their urine — even though none of the people tested had direct contact with Roundup products!
Of course, you’ll probably never hear about this in the mainstream media here, in the country where corporations and lobbyists run everything and where a multi-billion-dollar company like Monsanto, whose #1 best-selling product Roundup with the key ingredient glyphosate, has its world headquarters stationed…
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