Organic Consumers Association

Tell the EPA: Don’t Re-Up Roundup!

Glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, is probably causing cancer in humans. That’s according to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) panel of cancer experts, which published its latest review of the cancer risks of glyphosate in March 2015.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should defer to WHO, but instead it is bowing to pressure from Monsanto. In May 2016, the EPA published its own finding, based largely on unpublished, industry-funded studies, that glyphosate is “Not Likely to be Carcinogenic to Humans.” This means that the EPA, which is conducting its once-every-15-year review of the herbicide, will likely choose to re-up Roundup.

TAKE ACTION! Tell the EPA: Don’t re-up Roundup! Please add your own comments, especially if you or your family members have been sickened from exposure to glyphosate.

Sometimes, dangerous pesticides get banned in the U.S., only to continue to be used in other countries with weaker safety standards. With Roundup, the U.S. could end up being the world’s toxic dump, if we don’t make our voices heard at the EPA.

France and Germany are getting rid of glyphosate formulations that are particularly dangerous after the European Food Safety Agency found that glyphosate formulations in combination with other chemicals have greater potential health risks than glyphosate on its own.

Sri Lanka is banning imports of glyphosate due to the herbicide’s role in the country’s increasing number of chronic kidney disease (CKDu) cases.

The Dutch parliament voted to oppose the European Union’s renewal of glyphosate’s permit and has banned its non-commercial use.

In Brazil, the world’s largest user of pesticides, the Federal Public Prosecutor has asked for a ban on glyphosate.

Click here for the Pesticide Action Network-UK’s list of places in the world, including U.S. cities, that have taken action to restrict the use of glyphosate, as of December 2015.

TAKE ACTION! Tell the EPA: Don’t Re-Up Roundup!

Updated On: May 3, 2016

1-25 of 103071 signatures
Number Date Name Comments (optional):
103071 1 week ago Raymond Gaines I am concerned that roundup is killing
digestive flora causing stomach problems.
103070 2 weeks ago marion bartsch
103069 1 month ago Grace Jang I am so upset that i have been feeding my family a poison with GMO foods who is using Glyphosate.
103068 1 month ago SHIRLEY HUGDAHL #1 killer monsanto. any chemical that kills something- anything spins into a mass poisoning right up the food ladder. and WE count right at the top after cockroaches.
103067 1 month ago Anonymous Roundup is a cancer causing poison. Continuing to cover for Monsatan makes you an accomplice to crimes against humanity, please do the right thing
103066 1 month ago James Dowda Please do not allow Roundup to continue.
103065 1 month ago Kimberly Mathews
103064 1 month ago letizia balsamo
103063 1 month ago Anonymous Please no more!
103062 2 months ago Larry Phillips
103061 2 months ago Anonymous they spray this at the children's playground at our city park
103060 2 months ago Pat Nelson Ban all glyphosates
103059 3 months ago Bruce Mosher
103058 3 months ago Katlin Hanlon
103057 3 months ago Loekie Eilander
103056 3 months ago Erika Holderith
103055 3 months ago Patty Trammell
103054 3 months ago Frank Benjamin The Pruitt screw it agenda is not acceptable. Round up is toxic, causes cancer, and childhood deformities. Ban it!
103053 3 months ago Susannah Gelbart Ban this poison. 26 other countries have done the right thing for their bees, butterflies, ladybugs, and humans, and banned this poison already! What are we waiting for? Stop the death toll and ba...
103052 3 months ago monty foley
103051 3 months ago Dennis Dougherty It is getting into our food and into our bodies. It is a poison !
103050 3 months ago Anonymous
103049 3 months ago Christine Cerqueda
103048 3 months ago Christine Cerqueda
103047 3 months ago Alison Anabal-Jordan
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