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Show #920: Stephanie Seneff, Senior Research Scientist at MIT’s Department of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Subject: Farmers use 200 million pounds of the herbicide glyphosate (Roundup) every year to grow food without weeds. This leads us to ask: Is glyphosate safe to eat? Topics include how genetically-engineered food crops have encouraged the increased use of glyphosate; why the manufacturers of glyphosate say its safe to eat; and how a metastudy of available research reveals that glyphosate is a “textbook example of exogenous semiotic entropy,” which is to say, the pathway to modern diseases.


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