GM crops that resist herbicides are bringing ever higher levels of toxic chemical residues to our food, even mothers’ milk, writes Pat Thomas. As the ‘endocrine disrupting’ effects take place at minute concentrations, there is only one answer – to keep the herbicides off all food crops.
If it is accumulating in breastmilk not only is it a danger to mothers, but it is being passed on to their babies as well with potential consequences for their developmental and reproductive health.
Question: “How many government officials does it take to make sensible decisions about pesticide regulation?”
Answer: “Nobody knows, because it’s never been done.”