To say that no other company is as hated as Monsanto is an understatement. The Monsanto name is toxic, driving away consumers who point to products like RoundUp, glyphosate and numerous GMO crops for health disorders ranging from autism and alzheimers to gluten intolerance and cancers. Our guest heretic is André Leu, author of The Myths of Safe Pesticides and member of the Monsanto Tribunal and IFOAM Organics International. In today’s episode of the Nutrition Heretic Podcast, we discuss the faulty beliefs behind the safety of poisons, and why they wreak such havoc on our bodies.
Be sure to tune in next time for the second half of our discussion with André Leu.
Highlights from today’s episode:
6:30 ~ How can we fight labelling laws?
9:16 ~ How did we get to this place where profits are worth more than health?
13:48 ~ The 5 main myths about pesticides and their safety.
17:54 ~ How Ethiopia is restoring vegetation and what caused East Africa to find itself in such poor state.
24:50 ~ Why even low doses of chemicals can cause permanent effects on reproduction and other diseases.
36:08 ~ Are the foxes are in charge of the chicken house when it comes to regulations?
43:10 ~ Effects chemicals have on the next generation – even before they are born.
56:10 ~ What can you eat without making yourself neurotic? Find out how André does it.
Here are some of the resources mentioned during this episode for you to get more acquainted with this topic:
More episodes with André Leu:
- André Leu; Taking Monsanto’s Crimes To Tribunal In The Hague
- Poisoning Our Children: André Leu in Hawai’i, Part 1 (audio and video)
- Poisoning Our Children Part 2: Breakfast Talk Story (audio and video)