What is Roundup

What is Roundup (Glyphosate): Ingredients, Use, and Side Effects

Roundup is the brand name of the most widely used agricultural chemical in the United States. Since the herbicide was first introduced to commercial agriculture in 1974, American farmers have been putting their faith in Roundup to keep their farms weed-free.  However, concerns about the safety of the herbicide started to grow in 2015, when […]


Does Roundup contain paraquat

Does Roundup Contain Paraquat?

No, Roundup does not contain paraquat. Similarly, there is no Roundup in paraquat as well. The two weed killers contain different active ingredients. However, there is a striking similarity between the two chemicals. They are both dangerous herbicides that have been the subject of a handful of lawsuits filed across the United States. Roundup is […]


What is paraquat

What is Paraquat: Ingredients, Use, and Side Effects

Chemical weed control has become deeply entrenched in the agricultural production of the United States. However, the use of herbicides for weed control has become a public health hazard in recent decades, and it has been under scrutiny up to now.  And one particular herbicide has been the target of lawsuits filed across the country […]


NEC Risk Factors

What Are the Risk Factors for Necrotizing Enterocolitis?

Although prematurity and birth weight remain the major risk factors for necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), there are also other contributing factors that could increase a newborn’s risk of developing the disease.  One of these is formula feeding a preterm infant. Some formula products that have recently been the target of lawsuits for causing necrotizing enterocolitis in […]


11 Paraquat poisoning symptoms you should be wary of

11 Paraquat Poisoning Symptoms You Should Be Wary Of

Paraquat poisoning is injury or death that results from touching, inhaling, or swallowing the herbicide paraquat, a toxic chemical still widely used in the United States today. Several studies that link paraquat to a handful of medical conditions, including Parkinson’s disease, not only prompted environmental groups to call for its ban, but have also prompted […]

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