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control weeds with the herbicide without harming the crops themselves. http://www.cbc.ca/ n e w s / technology/story/2011/10/07/ technology-superweedsroundup-ready.html A 2009 study on rats found Round-Up is a potent endocrine disrupter. The endocrine disrupting compounds are the same as hormone disrupters. They are in a variety of chemical classes, including drugs, pesticides, compounds used in the plastics industry and in consumer products, industrial by-products, Round-Up (in rats) and pollutants.

Polystyrene foam i s a major component of plastic debris in the ocean

�Superweeds� resistant to the herbicide glyphosate, also known by the trade name Round-Up, have infested millions of hectares of cropland through much of the U.S. and areas of southwestern Ontario.

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