Great episode of Highwire. Don’t miss the interview with Brent Wisner...

Seneff: “The last interview in this new episode of Highwire is phenomenal! Kudos to lawyer Brent Wisner and his team for their huge win against Monsanto in the California lawsuit!”

Highwire with Del Bigtree - Monsanto/Glyphosate

Is America the Most Dangerous Place to Give Birth?; Does New York want to tax kids with cancer?; West Virginia does a u-turn on it’s vaccine mandates; Asbestos is back; The lawyers who took on Big Ag and won.

RFK, Jr. and Brent Wisner discuss the Monsanto verdict, evidence, emails, future litigation, glyphosate by injection (vaccines). Brent goes into great detail. You’ll want to hear what he has to say about the trial.

Brent At 1:05: “...It’s at the beginning of life, it’s at the end of life. The really creepy thing is there’s a lot of studies coming out, cutting edge stuff, showing epigenetics, showing that there’s damage that occurs to a parent, but you don’t see the results of that damage until until a generation or two afterwards, so who knows what’s going to happen to the children.”

Pharmacist turned Legislature and what is going on in West Virginia.Change is starting to happen.

The World Reacts to the Roundup Cancer Trial Guilty Verdict

Sustainable Pulse has put a review together of some of the most important global reactions to the verdict, which is set to see Monsanto pay out $289 Million in total damages to Mr. Dewayne Johnson, in the first of over 5000 legal cases that have been filed.

Beekeepers Sue Monsanto Over RoundUp in Honey

A cooperative of beekeepers in Northern France filed a legal complaint against Monsanto June 7, the same day the company was acquired by the German chemical giant Bayer, after finding the company’s infamous weedkiller in their honey.

One of France’s largest honey companies, Famille Michaud, found the chemical in three batches of honey supplied by a member of a 200-member beekeeping union.

“They systematically analyze the honey shipments they receive, and they found glyphosate,” head of the beekeeping union Jean-Marie Camus told Agence France Presse.

“We regularly detect foreign substances, including glyphosate,” Vincent Michaud, president of Famille Michaud told AFP.

If glyphosate is found, the supplier’s entire shipment is rejected, Michaud said.

The FDA found glyphosate in U.S. honey in 2016, but American beekeepers haven’t yet taken legal action.

Bayer, who now owns Monsanto and the liabilities surrounding it, plans to drop the company’s infamous name, but maintain product names like RoundUp.

Expert Witness From Landmark Monsanto Trial Offers 5 Fixes to Shortcomings in Current GE Food Regulations by Charles Benbrook

Editor's note: Charles Benbrook served as an expert witness in support of Lee Johnson, a groundskeeper suffering from terminal non-Hodgkin lymphoma following heavy use of, and exposures to Monsanto's Roundup herbicide.

US seed sellers push for limits on dicamba

Problems have not gone away. As of July 15, the University of Missouri estimated that more than a million acres of non-resistant soybeans were hurt by dicamba. Homeowners who live near farms have also complained of damage to their trees and flowers.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is now weighing such complaints as part of a high-stakes decision on the herbicide’s future.

Glyphosate is here to stay in EU — at least for now

Helmut Burtscher-Schaden, a chemist who heads the Austrian environmental protection organization GLOBAL 2000... said Europe would have to wait until the end of the current authorization period before moving to ban glyphosate.


As the late prominent scientist and director of the Institute for Science in Society Dr. Mae-Wan Ho wrote and warned: “The vicious cycle complete. China gave up producing soybeans and invested heavily in producing glyphosate instead, shortly after Monsanto’s patent for glyphosate expired in 2000." …

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Thom Hartmann Program, Aug 15, 2018

Robert Kennedy Jr joins the show today to discuss a win against controversial agro business Monsanto, are they poisoning your children's cereal now?

EWG Responds to General Mills and Quaker Oats: ‘Legal Is Not the Same as Safe’

It is especially disappointing because these two multi-billion dollar companies can take the simple step of telling their oat farmers to stop using glyphosate as a harvest-time desiccant on their crops. That simple step will reduce or eliminate the contamination and ensure the safety of American families that consume their products. The oat products we tested from a number of other companies had glyphosate levels well below our children’s health-protective benchmark, so it is possible to produce and sell foods that do not contain unsafe levels of glyphosate.

General Mills and Quaker Oats are relying on outdated safety standards used by a government agency that is notorious for neglecting new science on chemicals. Our view is that the government standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency pose real health risks to Americans ­– particularly children, who are more sensitive to the effects of toxic chemicals than adults.

Just because a pesticide level is legal in food doesn’t mean that level is safe.

Imported lentils laced with weed killer

Food safety and agricultural scientists are warning that the use of glyphosate may prove lethal. They are citing the example of Sri Lanka, where many sugarcane farmers died due to renal failure after being overexposed to the herbicide.

Seneff: “In my opinion the Florida mess is very straightforward.

1) There are a lot of sugar cane fields surrounding Lake Okeechobee in south central Florida. Glyphosate is used heavily on these fields, including being sprayed right before harvest as a desiccant.

2) The cyanobacteria (so-called "bluegreen algae") thrive on glyphosate. They can fully metabolize it, utilziing its phosphorus atom as a source of phosphorus. The good news is that they are actually clearing glyphosate contamination from the water.

3) These same cyanobacteria are able to pull nitrogen gas out of the air and convert it to nitrates. This adds even more nitrate to the water, on top of the nitrate run-off from excessive fertilizer use on the
agricultural fields.

4) The excess of nitrates fuels the overgrowth of the red algae that are associated with the red tide. So Lake O gets choked with bluegreen algae and the ocean shore gets choked with red algae (Red Tide).

High temperature plays a role as well, but that's secondary. Glyphosate probably also plays a role in the heat wave, because it interferes with carbon sequestration into the soil, causing an increased uptake of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.”


Ohio Northern researchers have confirmed that glyphosate is causing the harmful algae blooms in Lake Erie, but Drs. R. Michael McKay and George Bullerjahn of Bowling Green State University have been studying this likelihood since 2012. They suspected that the growing ‘dead zones’ in the Great Lakes were caused by this herbicide, killing millions of fish and polluting drinking water every year.

“The P in glyphosate is what we call phosphonate, a phosphorus-carbon bond. A phosphorus-carbon bond is extraordinarily stable. It’s very difficult to break. We don’t expect this to contribute one bit to the DRP.”

But it did. Add one more disaster to Monsanto’s growing list of environmental misdeeds.

A Glyphosate question regarding vaccines.

"Is it in the vaccines because it is contaminated or is it in there as an actual adjuvant?"

Answer “According to MIT scientist Dr. Stephanie Seneff, "Glyphosate could easily be present in vaccines due to the fact that certain vaccine viruses including measles in MMR and flu are grown on gelatin derived from the ligaments of pigs fed heavy doses of glyphosate in their GMO feed. Gelatin comes from collagen which has lots of glycine. Livestock feed is allowed to have up to 400 PPM [parts per million] of glyphosate residues by the EPA, thousands of times higher than has been shown to cause harm in numerous studies."

"Not only is it IN the vaccines, but it's in the PROTEINS in the vaccine (such as the antigen that is supposed to induce the antibodies that protect you from the disease). Glyphosate-contaminated measles haemagglutinin is in my opinion an extremely dangerous molecule. If glyphosate does get embedded into proteins (which I believe), then it can cause measles haemagglutinin to be extremely difficult to break down. This, combined with a leaky brain barrier set up by glyphosate, can lead to an autoimmune attack on the myelin sheath in the brain due to molecular mimicry."

"Not only is it IN the vaccines, but it's in the PROTEINS in the vaccine (such as the antigen that is supposed to induce the antibodies that protect you from the disease). Glyphosate-contaminated measles haemagglutinin is in my opinion an extremely dangerous molecule. If glyphosate does get embedded into proteins (which I believe), then it can cause measles haemagglutinin to be extremely difficult to break down. This, combined with a leaky brain barrier set up by glyphosate, can lead to an autoimmune attack on the myelin sheath in the brain due to molecular mimicry."

And I’d like to add that Moms Across America and Researcher Anthony Samsel both tested several vaccines and Glyphosate was found in them. I’ve previously posted the articles about this. You can find this information on Moms’s Across America’s Data page.

Seneff: “Nice summary of the Dewayne Johnson lawsuit against Monsanto.”

August 13, 2018 episode transcript

BW: Well, because they're throwing up a lot of garbage just sort of blind people. So those 800 studies that he's referring to aren't about cancer. When you actually look at the cancer studies on glyphosate and Roundup — there's about 20 — and if you actually look at those studies the vast majority of them are positive. And so we showed this to the jury, I mean, the jury sat through a month of evidence just on the science. And so this is not a cherry picking of the science, this is actually what the science shows. And the only independent organization to actually look at it is the International Agency for Research on Cancer, which had 17 scientists, world-renowned scientists, come together to independently look at this issue. They had no agenda, they had no dog in the fight one way or the other and they all unanimously concluded that it is probably a human carcinogen. And so they want to have a fight with us about the science. I think it's literally their weakest defense because the science is actually overwhelmingly.

MG: The Environmental Protection Agency in the United States has never found the chemical within Roundup to be a cause of cancer. What does that tell you?

BW: It tells me there is something wrong in the EPA. I mean, the simple fact is the most recent report that came out was authored by a guy named Jess Rowland, who is currently under investigation by the Department of Justice for his inappropriate contacts with Monsanto executives. We showed the jury text messages, e-mails, a sort of relationship between Monsanto and the EPA that would disturb anybody who cares about public health. And the jury saw it. They didn't give any credibility to the EPA because this is — when it comes to Monsanto, when it comes to Roundup — for whatever reason they don't apply the same rules to them.

MG: This verdict has been described as extraordinary. The company that owns Monsanto, Bayer, the German pharmaceutical giant, saw its shares drop something like 11 per cent today. There are other lawsuits that are coming as well. If you take a look at the big picture, what's the significance of this verdict for Monsanto?

BW: I think this is a hopefully a wakeup call. You know, they need to do right, not just by Mr. Johnson, but by the thousands of people who have cancer because of this product.

This is hard to read from his website, so I’ve posted the whole article.

Seneff: “Dr. Martin Michener has written a wonderful blog post detailing the myriad ways glyphosate is destructive, including its hypothesized ability to substitute for glycine during protein synthesis.”

Avoiding Glyphosate

A summary of recent work in progress by Anthony Samsel and Stephanie Seneff

By Martin C. Michener, PhD.

Reflect, please on the history of marketing and selling the “harmless” active ingredient in the weed-killer Round-up®. The company which Monsanto bought, had discovered this master-chelator could dissolve most metal scale deposits in boilers and pipes. But discharging the flush promptly produced an obvious plant killing effect.

In 1972 Monsanto began marketing Round-up® as an herbicide, with three claims which later proved to be misleading at best, untrue at worst (1). The first claim is that the mode of action was to block the Shikimic Acid pathway – a biochemical series of steps that throughout biology produces three diet-essential amino acids (AA), needed for all protein synthesis. These are the same three, out of the twenty coded for by all DNA-RNA synthesis, which contain phenolic rings: Phenylalanine (F), Tyrosine (Y) and Tryptophan (W). The second claim continued: since human biochemistry does not contain this pathway, the herbicide is harmless. This immediately raised the question: Where then do we get the three AA for all our own synthesis, and the answer is two-fold: from our diet and from our gut microbiome. Once the use of Round-up became common, crops are grown with residues, so that our diet in fact became very short of the three, F,Y and W. Worse, the residues in our food have a disastrous effect on our gut microbiome, from which we now depend for F, Y and W. Blocking the Shikimate path in your gut causes the precursors of the process to build up, and especially the toxin m-cresol, which first KILLS OFF the helpful bacteria then pathogenic bacteria take over. The Clostridium bacteria quickly over grow and produce more cresol, which they tolerate. This hostile takeover is accompanied by another disaster, far more permanent in its effect on your health: the tight junctions in the gut lining, which we depend on to seal the fluids in the gut from the blood itself, become leaky, and Crohn’s disease then permits huge molecules, like Aluminum and antigenic large chain food proteins to join the blood stream. But the drama of chronic ill health is just getting started. Most of your immune system is not only located along the gut wall from end to end, but it is linked to your private colony of microbes. This in turn, is linked to your brain, so that moods are largely dictated by the biome on a minute-by-minute basis.

As if these extensive injuries were not sufficiently distressing, glyphosate deprives the liver of its most necessary detoxification capability. It is a series called the Cytochrome P450 inducible enzymes, capable of reducing the impact of the cresol and other bacterial endotoxins (2) (3) (4).

The combination of triple disasters: unhandled toxins, loss of mood guidance and blood suddenly filled with foreign material, causes what amounts to a four-alarm fire in the immune system. Called a cytokine storm, the immune system is activated by the cytokines, and begins the week-long process of developing antibodies against food antigens, as well as hastening immune cells called to the brain, in responding to the impaired mood state. Recovery from the many problems will take from weeks to years.

At this point, the problems requiring healing are almost too many to consider in this summary. Conventional (allopathic) medicine fails in every respect because they are officially in denial that glyphosate could ever do any of these damaging processes. Their pharmaceutical masters will economically not allow such logic. Here are some of the actions which have helped many people, in a large part undertaken with holistic advisors. For the invading pathogens, restore the gut ecology; eat a complex of thousands of species of microbiome supplements matching the war-torn community. Somehow the spores must pass the acid stomach “firewall” to again establish dominance over the toxic Clostridium army – this has been accomplished by saline home lacto-fermented kraut or kimchi, rather than with sterile store foods. Cabbage and onion family ferments provide plenty of sulfur nutrients. Another approach is to flush out the phenolic toxins, then reconnect the damaged intestinal cells, by closing the tight-junctions again, to seal off the damaged blood, and reestablish the synthesis of F, Y and W to provide their lost functions. Optimally, this all may take a month or more.

We now need to consider what the loss of those three Amino Acids to all synthesis may entail. Tryptophan is the sole precursor of serotonin AND melatonin. While you may have heard of serotonin’s importance as a brain neurotransmitter for happiness and self-esteem, you may not be aware of its role in the intestine, the origin of its name in controlling peristalsis of the normal gut. Without serotonin, gut movement and mixing of food are prevented, stopping digestion. Gas builds up; cramps and pains become intolerable. Thus, to all this pain is added the toxin load, ill-mood, failing immune system, and the patient may wish she was dead.

What about Y? Tyrosine is the sole precursor for dopamine, another brain neurotransmitter essential for feeling of well-being and for planning muscle movement. Tyrosine is also precursor to melanin which darkens the skin in response to sunburn.

We now also have an explanation of the reported autopsy findings that sulfate is deficient in many brain disorders (Autism, Alzheimer’s): Glyphosate inhibits the sulfation of cholesterol and the glycosaminoglycans, both critical to cell membrane repair and health especially of muscles, blood vessels and nerves. (5) (1)

How does all this glyphosate ever enter the body? Glyphosate levels in our food chain took a monster leap upward in 1980-85, when (it being deemed so harmless) glyphosate spray was recommended to kill wheat and other grain crops, just prior to harvest. Thus the “weedicide” became instead a “cropicide” (6). Sprayed on your food at harvest-time, the chemical moves directly into the grain to where seed embryos are being pre-formed and joins the seed part which becomes flour and that we eat. So, if you ever doubted hundreds of privately paid-for tests show now that WE EAT IT! (7) (8). Such spraying of an unlicensed, untested compound on America’s grain has all the logic of injecting each slaughtered chicken with formaldehyde, based on the reasoning that the cadaver would then not rot. As we have repeatedly seen, assumptions of harmlessness have been well-paid for. The initial reports of licensing appear now all to have been written by Monsanto employees and consultants, without attribution of interest conflicts. Some relevant postings of decisions have been removed, for example

But wait! Monsanto also sells you, Roundup Ready® crop plants (R-R). Follow their predatory marketing logic: To farm and to deserve to pay such huge seed fees, you must first qualify. What happened to a free market? You must sign away all your rights TO EVER TEST OR TO SAVE these seeds. And Monsanto has developed a righteous reputation of dangerous enforcer-lawyer teams. Against millions of years of nature and man’s proud crop breeding practices, farmers now face a twisted patent authority, reserved by corporate off-shore money, thriving by the patent protection of a BOUGHT American congress. So, we now respond, what in the world is so important that users NOT be allowed to test or to ever document?

If no bacterium or plant can live with their Shikimate pathway “blocked” how can the GMO corn and soybean be “patent protected engineered” (AKA genes be altered) so as now to RESIST the claimed guarantee of the invincible Glyphosate? Warning: The plot now thickens.

We must reexamine the claim that glyphosate BLOCKS shikimate pathway, and ask “How did Monsanto UN-block the pathway which all plants and bacteria use and on which humans depend for proteins? We look more closely at this pathway.

The BLOCKED enzyme in the chain is called 5-enolpyrovyl-shikimate-3-Phosphate Synthase. (EPSPS) — such names! Monsanto looked at the genetics of all the “weeds”, which had recently defied their “patent-briefly-and-falsely-assured” master compound, and which now in a few evolutionary years had become resistant to glyphosate. These weeds got everyone’s attention and again were flooding farmers’ fields, now denied the exclusive and care-free occupation by their expensive chosen R-R crops.

Perhaps in a war-room, I do imagine they might have said to their best chemists: “Go! Do it like them weeds do it!” So, I again imagine these engineers came to realize the “blockage” claim was preposterous, and found what glyphosate actually does to EPSPS: to substitute this herbicide molecule for glycine molecule during EPSPS synthesis. Where genes coded glycine, glyphosate the destructor itself enters the incipient protein. It does not block it. Such devious mis-synthesis had never been admitted nor expected.

To make R-R crops, Monsanto took the gene sequence for EPSPS, located the code call for the normal AA glycine (Gly96), and modified it to Alanine (Gly96Ala), mimicking those offensive weeds (9). Glycine specification is swapped out for Alanine, the second most simple AA in the list of twenty. For these crops, this solved the mis-manufacture with glyphosate! But does it completely restore the synthesis of F, Y and W as well? Reportedly no, the artificial sequence now produces these AA in a comparatively poor quantity, but at least the plant doesn’t DIE from Roundup application. So, now these expensive R-R crops provide less of the three AA in your diet, but you would never guess it from the advertising, and farmers today are only held to account for their produce by the market to an aesthetic value, not the nutritional value? Or, are they?

Now knowing that claims one and two are bogus, we ask, based on knowing EPSPS is destroyed by gulping in glyphosate instead of glycine as was the DNA design until the enzyme became useless to the plants and bacteria: what of the millions of other possible proteins could be similarly destroyed? Here, the picture gets much darker, because evidence has been now obtained by analysis, again by Anthony Samsel and Stephanie Seneff (10). If the code for glycine now inserts glyphosate in ONE protein, what about the accuracy of the 100,000 other proteins we code and daily depend on for mere life within the human genome? Our medical establishment cannot just go in to reengineer the DNA of every person in the planet, let alone all the plants and wildlife on the earth, and look for and replace every glycine code with an alanine code!! Especially now economically as medicine is in complete denial about food nutrition and contaminants.

Anthony Samsel has evidence about to be published, which he has allowed me to share with a wide audience, giving proper credit. We may hear the expression: “You are what you ate.” Well, if informed people refuse to eat glyphosate-contaminated foods, what about feed that our confined livestock may have eaten (their having no such choice of refusal)? What if the meat and fat from slaughtered livestock has also been mismanufactured, and we are consuming meals with (now-hidden-inside proteins) glyphosate, perhaps to be released as the proteins in our food are digested, thence damaging our gut and starting the horrible cycle anew? Such protein from the local store would actually test glyphosate free (bound in a long protein chains), and the danger would only emerge after eating and the toxic digestion had begun. Mismanufacturing our own connective tissues with included glyphosate might predict rising connective tissue failure rates. How many elbow, hip and knee surgeries have you had in your family recently? How many needed to be redone?

But we haven’t even discussed Monsanto’s third claim: that glyphosate is readily broken down and does not accumulate in the soil. A lawsuit in France proved Monsanto simply boldly lied about this one; it is out there, Ralph!

We now have agricultural soils all over the world, contaminated especially in natural clays for decades, not for the days or weeks as claimed. Crops planted thereon are likely to slowly take up these residues, at sub-lethal levels, especially as it may be found now in mammalian structural proteins, such as collagen, actin, chondroitin, keratin, myosin, on which we rely for nutrition. These proteins are coded for many glycine entries, possible sites for glyphosate substitution.

In the cell protein manufacturing — in the endoplasmic reticulum — why do these two AA get mixed up? Glyphosate’s proper chemical name is N-methyl-phosphonyl-glycine. Note the parent derivative name.

In commercial manufacturing, common glycine, COOH-CH2-NH2 is conceptually converted to glyphosate by attachment to nitrogen N of –

CH2-P(OH)2=O .

One can see the similarity to glyphosate: COOH-CH2-NH-CH2-P(OH)2=O but one cannot forgive the deliberate other deceptions.

In the damaged proteins like EPSPS, the extra methyl-phosphonyl (bold) must stick out from each new protein, thus interfering with the three-dimensional folding and thus the strength and function of the original protein.

Dr. Samsel explained he has obtained connective tissues from a slaughter house, from pigs fed GMO-R-R feed containing glyphosate residues (11). He has then subjected these tissues to such digestion as would occur in a human small intestine. He then analyzed for glyphosate, both before and after digestion. The glyphosate undetected, bound inside the tissue proteins he assures me returns again, intact after the process, active in the resulting mix. In simple terms, glyphosate hidden inside the meat connective tissues, returns after digestion to threaten the human who eats it. Undeterred by cooking, it will still be there. Bone-broth anyone?

This news, both published and unpublished, is dire. It is not hyperbole to say glyphosate substitution may well be considered to be the cause of most of the idiopathic (unsolved) chronic diseases now rising in human world populations as glyphosate may continue to increase in our diets. The extensive immune damage from a single glyphosate gut disruption, likely leaves life-long auto-immune predilection. So, try this: Please ask your friends: who do you know has pain that “doctors” are not treating meaningfully? I’m betting you have heard but possibly discredited someone close to you, thinking they are crazy or self-indulgent. Really?

Why the alarm? What happens if one in a thousand proteins are mis-manufactured by a compound which does not break down as was supposed? Why care about deficient F, Y and W? Well, to put it bluntly, Y is precursor to dopamine (that when fails, produces Parkinson’s disease). W is precursor to both melatonin (without which no brain repair during sleep) and serotonin, also essential for brain well-being and for gut food passage. Without both serotonin and dopamine, any person would likely be sleepless, and possibly exhibit severe mental derangement. Lacking self-esteem, some might become suicidal, or enraged and potentially commit mass mayhem – possibly indiscriminate murders about which their family and friends would then remain in disbelief, clueless about real causes. Could this clearly be a case of de facto government sanctioned poisoning?

Imagine, as friends relate to me, trying to sort through your child’s chronic illness with the doctor, who may be more worried about his financial relationships with his drug company’s reactions if he/she dare ask about Federally sanctioned food toxins.

Please understand, this is now evolutionary history. Never have ecologists seen a man-made contaminant thwart the 4-billion-year-old coding system for all living cells and produce vast amounts of the wrong protein from the correct code. We have a “mutation” without any mutation in the DNA. Why would any responsible scientist, trained to know this ancient locked-in plan of nature, deliberately produce a massive experiment with the largest selling agricultural chemical in history? Is there a just punishment possible for receiving billions of dollars, trading not only the future of human health, but for destroying the fundamental interactions of our entire living planet?

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Seneff: “I'm jubilant! It doesn't get more "main stream" than USA Today.”

Oatmeal, breakfast foods contain unsafe amounts of cancer-linked weed killer, report says

Your favorite cereal, instant oatmeal or granola bar might also contain the main ingredient for weed killer. USA TODAY

Time to boycott all things Bayer and Monsanto.

Bayer shares down on reports of new Monsanto legal woes

Bayer shares fell even more dramatically on Monday after a US jury ordered it to pay almost $290m in damages to a dying California groundskeeper who said Roundup had caused his cancer.

Executives insist that scientific studies prove the Monsanto product is safe, but investors fear courts could reach similar findings in thousands of pending American lawsuits.

On top of the risk that some analysts see of Bayer having to pay out up to $10bn in damages, the ruling could add to glyphosate's bad reputation in many countries and harm sales.

The European Union last year renewed the chemical's license for five years rather than the usual 15 after intense campaigning by environmentalists, with some members like France and Germany planning to limit glyphosate use or ban it altogether.

Bayer's share price has lost nearly 18% in value this week, wiping billions off its market capitalisation.

Here's the list of Bayer's (Monsanto) consumer products.

Marion Copley, EPA Scientist

The following is a heartbreaking letter written by Marion Copley, an EPA scientist who has since succumbed to cancer. Copley, nearing death, implored the EPA to stop hiding the truth about Roundup’s extreme toxicity. In a letter discovered in unsealed court documents by U.S. Right To Know, she begs Jess Rowlands, an EPA deputy division director who has been exposed as a mole for Monsanto, to do his job and protect the health of the public instead of worrying about his biotech bonus. Copley goes on to accuse Rowlands and another EPA scientist, Anna Lowit, of accepting bribes and and using scientific intimidation tactics to bully peers into editing research to favor biotech.


Since I left the Agency with cancer, I have studied the tumor process extensively and I have some mechanism comments which may be very valuable to CARC based on my decades of pathology experience. I’ll pick one chemical to demonstrate my points.

Glyphosate was originally designed as a chelating agent and I strongly believe that is the identical process involved in its tumor formation, which is highly supported by the literature.

-Chelators inhibit apoptosis, the process by which our bodies kill tumor cells -Chelators are endocrine disruptors, involved in tumorigenesis

-Glyphosate induces lymphocyte proliferation

-Glyphosate induces free radical formation

-Chelators inhibit free radical scavenging enzymes requiring Zn, Mn or Cu for activity (i.e. SODs)

-Chelators bind zinc, necessary for immune system function

-Glyphosate is genotoxic, a key cancer mechanism

-Chelators inhibit DNA repair enzymes requiring metal cofactors

-Chelators bind Ca, Zn, Mg, etc to make foods deficient for these essential nutrients

-Chelators bind calcium necessary for calcineurin-mediated immune response

-Chelators often damage the kidneys or pancreas, as glyphosate does, a mechanism to tumor formation: Kidney/pancreas damage can lead to clinical chemistry changes to favor tumor growth

-Glyphosate kills bacteria in the gut and the gastrointestinal system is 80% of the immune system

-Chelators suppress the immune system making the body susceptible to tumors

Previously, CARC concluded that glyphosate was a “possible human carcinogen”. The kidney pathology in the animal studies would lead to tumors with other mechanisms listed above. Any one of these mechanisms alone listed can cause tumors, but glyphosate causes all of them simultaneously.
It is essentially certain that glyphosate causes cancer. With all of the evidence listed above, the CARC category should be changed to “probable human carcinogen”. Blood cells arc most exposed to chelators, if any study shows proliferation of lymphocytes, then that is confirmatory that glyphosate is a carcinogen.

Jess, you and I have argued many times on CARC. You often argued about topics outside of your knowledge, which is unethical. Your trivial MS degree from 1971 Nebraska is far outdated, thus CARC science is 10 years behind the literature in mechanisms.

For once in your life, listen to me and don’t play your political conniving games with the science to favor the registrants. For once do the right thing and don’t make decisions based on how it affects your bonus. You and Anna Lowit intimidated staff on CARC and changed MI ARC and IIASPOC final reports to favor industry.

Chelators clearly disrupt calcium signaling, a key signaling pathway in all cellos and mediates tumor progression. Greg Ackerman is supposed to be our expert on mechanisms, but he never mentioned any of these concepts at CARC and when I tried to discuss it with him he put me off. Is Greg playing your political games as well, incompetent or does he have some conflict of interest of some kind? Your Nebraska colleague took industry funding, he clearly has a conflict of interest. Just promise me not to ever let Anna on the CARC committee, her decisions don’t make rational sense. If anyone in OPP is taking bribes, it is her.

I have cancer and I don’t want these serious issues in MED to go unaddressed before I go to my grave. I have done my duty.

Marion Copley March 4, 2013
Arty turns 11 this summer.