Tag Glyphosate

Consumer Pressure Leads to Misguided Policy

By Brandon Leffler, University of Saskatchewan student Recently, the use of herbicides as a sustainable means of crop protection has come into the public eye. Based on social pressures and non-scientific pressures, governments are now looking at how herbicides are regulated.…

Crop Desiccation

Desiccating a field before harvest
Is it safe to eat a crop that has been desiccated? As of October 17, nearly 81% of Saskatchewan’s crops were harvested (91% in Manitoba & 73% in Alberta). When compared to the 5 and 10-year rate of harvesting averages it…

Toxic Ta-Ta’s?

Moms Across America report 'finding' glyphosate in breastmilk
What research looks like when it is and is not performed by scientists Food safety laws and regulations are constantly evolving; from what initially began as a basic and patchwork start to today’s highly technical tact, relying on leading science…