TIOSN presents: Soil, plant and human health effects of glyphosate

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The Institute Of Sustainable Nutrition (TIOSN) is grateful for the unique opportunity to bring two world-class research scientists to Granby for a presentation on the effects of Roundup and it’s active ingredient, glyphosate.

Dr. Don M. Huber, Professor Emeritus, Plant Pathology, Purdue University and Dr. Stephanie Seneff, Senior Research Scientist at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will discuss the soil, plant and human health effects of glyphosate. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.

The event will be held March 24, from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Holcomb Farm North Barn Pavilion, 113 Simsbury Road, West Granby. Cost is $15.

Glyphosate is the most widely used herbicide in the world. Countries worldwide are discussing its detrimental effects on the environment and human health. Some countries have banned its use.

In 1996, the state of New York sued Monsanto for falsely advertising Roundup’s biodegradability and making other environmentally friendly claims. Monsanto removed these claims from its advertising. (big.assets.huffingtonpost.com/fraud.pdf)

In 2015, the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), identified glyphosate as “a potential carcinogen to humans. (iarc.fr/en/media-centre/iarcnews/pdf/MonographVolume112.pdf)

In 2017, France led the European Union in phasing out the use of glyphosate over the next three years.

One reason this topic is so controversial is because long-term studies by independent organizations have not been allowed in the United States. Only limited independent information is available to the public and politicians. This contradicts scientific research methods in the U.S.A.

Dr. Huber is an internationally recognized researcher and speaker on this subject. With decades of work in the crop fields of the U.S. and the laboratories of prestigious institutions, he is an expert on the complex subject of the interactions between agriculture practices and plant soil health. He continues to submit research papers and inform government agencies around the world about the effects of this herbicide and GMOs. Huber is a seminal contributor of information on these important topics.

Dr. Seneff has a degree in biophysics, and PhD’s in electrical engineering and computer science. For over three decades her research has been at the intersection of biology and computation. In recent years, Seneff has focused her research towards biology, concentrating mainly on the relationship between nutrition and health. Since 2011, she has published over two-dozen papers in various medical and health-related journals on topics such as modern day diseases (e.g., Alzheimer, autism, cardiovascular diseases), and the impact of nutritional deficiencies and environmental toxins on human health. She is a highly sought-after international speaker on these subjects.

TIOSN would like to extend a special invitation to our farmers: Farmers who register in advance may attend this special presentation as our guest at no cost. We have a limited number of guest seats available. Farmers, please contact Joan Palmer at joan@tiosn.com or call 860-764-9070 to register.

To register, go to: tiosn.com/events/category/all-events/ and select March 24, 2018, and register through PayPal or call 860-764-9070.

If you would like to sponsor or advertise the event, or have any questions please contact Joan Palmer at joan@tiosn.com or call 860-764-9070

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