USDA Organic Now Allows Glyphosate in Organic Hydroponic Food Production | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

USDA Organic Now Allows Glyphosate in Organic Hydroponic Food Production

On June 3, 2019, the USDA clarified its standards regarding organic crop container systems, requiring that container-based operations must also stop using synthetic chemicals not approved for organic crop production for three years prior to achieving certification, both in the containers as well as on the soil underneath.

There has been a lot of news surrounding glyphosate in the last few years, and for good reason, too. After the World Health Organization classified glyphosate as a Group 2A carcinogen (aka. “probable human carcinogen”), and people started getting justice from the company whose products caused their cancer, Monsanto (now Bayer) has been under massive scrutiny.

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