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Investigation on Roundup - glyphosate at VitaminDWiki

This is an attempt to see if Roundup/Glyphosate causes problems with Vitamin D - started May 2013

Hypothesis: Glyphosate ==> disrupt enzyme ==> one of the causes of vitamin D reduction

Reasons to think that the hypothesis is correct

  1. Glyphosate ==> disrupt enzyme: conclusion of one study (would really like more . . )
  2. The past 40 years that Glyphosate has been increasing, vitamin D has been decreasing
  3. Close association between increased use of Glyphosate and increased diseases which are associated with low levels of vitamin D - such as Autism

Looking for data to support or refute the hypothesis
1) There are only a few countries with total bans on GMO foods for 10 years
Have those countries had fewer problems with low level of vitamin D and associated diseases?

Note: I believe that many things reduce vitamin D besides Glyphosate
- examples include latitude, skin color, season, air pollution, being indoors, etc http://is.gd/lowvitamind
So I do not expect to see a smoking gun, that is, lots more vitamin D in the countries which have banned GMO foods.

2) Cattle which have been fattened (last 3 months of their lives) on corn (with Glyphosate) seem to have very low levels vitamin D in the meat
How much vitamin D in the meat of organic cattle?
Suspect that it should be similar to what cattle had 80 years ago. (1000 IU per kg??)
How much vitamin D in the cattle meat in the countries which ban GMO foods
This assumes that the GMO ban applies to animal feed as well as human food

The category page = Glyphosate and Vitamin D - many studies

20 most-visited pages in Glyphosate category in VitaminDWiki

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4116 Investigation on Roundup - glyphosate at VitaminDWiki 104408
14 Jan, 2022 15:06
admin Glyphosate
3976 Vitamin D is suppressed by both Roundup and Genes 16212
25 Nov, 2018 16:26
admin Vitamin D Receptor
6131 Huge increases in health problems – risk factors include Vitamin D, Antibiotics, and Roundup 10081
11 Jun, 2019 17:15
admin Top news
Antibiotics, probiotics
4061 Off topic: Roundup may be source of many medical problem increases - April 2013 8207
25 Oct, 2017 15:44
admin Off Topic
10639 Low Vitamin D is one of the causes of oxidative stress and aging – March 2019 7936
15 May, 2019 20:46
admin Interactions with Vitamin D
8878 Glyphosate and Vitamin D - many studies 7876
21 Jan, 2023 22:51
admin Category
10154 Reasons for Low Vitamin D and what to do 6553
28 Nov, 2022 13:39
admin Deficiency of Vitamin D
Loading dose for Vitamin D
Top news
Antibiotics, probiotics
3591 Off Topic GMO Roundup Corn causes lots of cancer and other problems in rats – Dec 2012 6502
25 Oct, 2017 15:45
admin Cancer - Breast
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6127 20 X more Parkinson's and 100X more Autism with GMO soy in China 5261
27 Nov, 2018 10:52
admin Autism
5262 Off topic – Roundup found to be 125X more toxic than its active ingredient (glyphosate) - April 2014 4956
25 Oct, 2017 11:20
admin Off Topic
10175 Some cereals have 12X more Glyphosate than Vitamin D - Oct 2018 3940
18 Dec, 2018 14:05
admin Fortification with Vitamin D
10919 Peanut and Food allergies prevented by Vitamin D 3617
26 Jun, 2019 01:39
admin Autoimmune
6762 Off Topic: GMOs labeling laws by states will not be legal – passed by US House July 2015 3399
25 Oct, 2017 11:08
admin Off Topic
10870 Glyphosate Is Causing Fatty Liver Disease and many other problems - May 2019 3323
14 Jun, 2019 12:40
admin Liver
8877 Off topic: 13 X increase of Glyphosate in urine in 23 years – JAMA Oct 2017 2965
05 Nov, 2017 13:59
admin Off Topic
6242 GMO soybeans have high levels of glyphosate – June 2014 2782
25 Oct, 2017 12:15
admin Glyphosate
10590 Another verdict: Roundup caused cancer, 11,200 more cases to be tried – March 2019 2682
06 Apr, 2019 17:40
admin Glyphosate
10950 Impossible burger has an impossible amount of Glyphosate – 11 ppb – July 2019 2301
21 Jan, 2023 22:40
admin Glyphosate
10218 Soy associated with food allergies in mice (perhaps Roundup) – Nov 2018 2191
24 Jun, 2019 17:15
admin Autoimmune
10424 Glyphosate use in nearby farm increased chance of death by Parkinson’s patients by a third– Dec 2018 2173
25 Jan, 2019 16:10
admin Glyphosate

News Update Jam 2022

99% of People in France Contaminated With Glyphosate, Study Finds

  • "In one of the largest studies on glyphosate contamination in a human population, the world’s most used weedkiller was found in more than 99% of the general public in France, with a total of more than 6,800 urine samples having been tested."

 Download the PDF from VitaminDWiki

News Update June 2020

Roundup Maker to Pay $10 Billion to Settle Cancer Suits New York Times

"Bayer faced tens of thousands of claims linking the weedkiller to cases of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Some of the money is set aside for future cases."
"Bayer, a German company, inherited the legal morass when it bought Roundup’s manufacturer, Monsanto, for $63 billion in June 2018. It has repeatedly maintained that Roundup is safe and will continue to sell the product without adding a warning on the label."

News Update: Oct 2019 Mercola

Number of Bayer Lawsuits May Increase to 45,000 Mercola Oct 2019

  • "Germany announced it would be banning glyphosate by the end of 2023, with the phase-out starting even sooner"
  • "Glyphosate May Trigger Aggressive Breast Cancer"

News Update: Bayer, owner on Monsanto, has a poor track record and makes many drugs, plant protections - April 2019

Bayer trying to convince the public that glyphosate is ‘safe,’ deceptive marketing exposed NaturalHealth365

  • Bayer created heroin – Friedrich Bayer & Co trademarked it back in 1898.
  • Bayer was a major player in World War I by creating some of the deadliest chemical warfare compounds known to man, including mustard gas.
  • Bayer was part of a conglomerate that helped fund the Nazi party in World War II.
  • Bayer was part of the largest Medicaid fraud settlement ever. In 2003, the beleaguered company pled guilty for selling antibiotics to consumers for less than what they billed to Medicaid. Bayer paid over $257 million in the settlement.
  • Drug includes: Aleve®, Alka-Selzter®, Bayer Aspirin, Coppertone™, Glucobay™, Kogenate™, Luna™, MiraLAX™,Movento™
  • Pesticides, Fumgicides etc, include: Corvus™,CropStar™, Confidor™, Esplanade™, Flint™, Fox™, Harness® Branded Herbicides, Maxforce™, Nativo™, Prosaro™, Roundup®

See also VitaminDWiki

Web updates after Nov 2014

Notes from Google searching May 16, 2013

Recent (2012) http://current.com/groups/news-blog/93975745_peru-bans-genetically-modified-foods-as-us-lags.htm
Russia suspended imports of Monsanto's GMO corn
France also has a temporary ban on the corn.
Ireland has banned the growing of GMO crops since 2009.

Egypt also banned the cultivation of GMO crops in 2010, but may not have carried through


  • Tasmania has a moratorium on them until November of 2014
  • Japan: The Japanese people are staunchly opposed to genetically modified crops and no GM seeds are planted in the country.
  • New Zealand: No GM foods are grown in the country.
  • Germany: There is a ban on the cultivation or sale of GMO maize.
  • Ireland: All GM crops were banned for cultivation in 2009, and there is a voluntary labeling system for foods containing GM foods to be identified as such.
  • Austria, Hungary, Greece, Bulgaria, and Luxembourg: There are bans on the cultivation and sale of GMOs.
  • France: Monsanto's MON810 GM corn had been approved but its cultivation was forbidden in 2008.
  • Switzerland: The country banned all GM crops, animals, and plants on its fields and farms in a public referendum in 2005, extended through 2013.


  • Both Sri Lanka and Thailand had bans on imported GMOs as early as 2001,
  • Saudi Arabia has banned the growing of GMO foods and the importing of GMO wheat.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regulation_of_genetically_modified_organisms_in_the_European_Union EU mostly recent


http://www.gmo-free-regions.org/gmo-free-regions/maps.html Europe?


Toxic shock: California allows up to one thousand times more glyphosate in drinking water than needed to cause breast cancer in women Natural News June 2013

California allows 1,000 part per billion of glyphosate in drinking water
Glyphosate is the new DDT

Glyphosate detected in feeding tubes given to babies and children with cancer Natural News Jan 2015

30% of Pediasure, a supposed "nutritional" drink given to ill children in the pediatric unit, had 75 parts per billion (ppb) of Glyphosate
Glyphosate destroys gut bacteria in chickens at 0.1 ppb: A 750 X lower dose than which the babies were getting
- Note: Adults in ICUs get only 200 IU of vitamin D per day. Wonder how much vitamin D infants get, if any

Roundup adjuvants are 9,661 times more toxic to human cells than the active ingredient glyphosate Natural News April 2019

  • "In a 2013 study published in Biomedical Research International, researchers found that some Roundup additives are almost 10,000 times more toxic (9,661 times, to be exact) to human cells than glyphosate."
  • "UN blockbuster report: “catastrophic” use of pesticides causes up to 41 million adverse reactions and 200,000 deaths globally every year"

Powerful chart of the increase in Autism and increase in GMO food

from http://www.examiner.com/article/data-show-correlations-between-increase-neurological-diseases-and-gmos
See also VitaminDWiki

BREAKING: FBI Calls Destruction of GMO Sugar Beets in Oregon 'Economic Sabotage'

GreenMedInfo June 2013, shows the revolving door exchange of people between the US Govt and Monsanto


Natural News June 2013 had the following charts

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Documentation of Roundup and birth defects goes back 30 years

by earthopensource on Green Medical Information,July 2013

How Genetically Engineered Foods Will Be Eradicated Mercola Sept 2013

tipping point of consumer rejection of genetically engineered foods in the US is almost here.
Whole Foods announced when a product becomes verified as Non-GMO or GMO-free, sales leap by 15-30%
The March Against Monsanto in 52 countries by more than two million people .
1.7 million people watched Jeffrey Smith’s film “Genetic Roulette” in 2012
Includes recent video by Jeffrey Smith from Responsible Technology

Toxic glyphosate (Roundup) found to be harming dairy cows Natural News, Sept 2013

  • 100% of the cows tested in Denmark had glyphosate in their urine
    "The Co and Mn levels were much too low in all animals for proper function and immune response (in comparison with reference levels)," added the researchers. "This is a result of the strong chelating effect of glyphosate especially in chelating Co and Mn."
    PDF of the study is attached at the bottom of this page

Seneff presentation on Glyphosate - Tampa 2014

 Download the PDF from VitaminDWiki.
A few charts

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Dr. Nancy Swanson on Glyphosate

 Download the PDF from VitaminDWiki.
A few of her slides

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Dr. Nancy Swanson peer-reviewed publication on Glyphosate and Health Nov 2014

 Download the PDF from VitaminDWiki.

Hypertension on VitaminDWiki has chart of association with Glyphosate


Moms across America have a lot of GMO/Glyphosate

Along with related information on Allergies, Autism, Auto immune, Asthma
They also have data

Test Glyphosate in Urine or Water

Discount if you are a member of Moms Across America, above

Bayer has a similar herbicide, with similar problems: Glufosinate

  • http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Glufosinate Wikipedia
    Works on GMO plants: It interferes with the biosynthetic pathway of the amino acid glutamine and with ammonia detoxification.
    GMO canola, cotton, soybean and maize are currently on the market
    It has been used in pre-harvest crop desiccation on non-GMO plants - like wheat

Glyphosate, pathways to modern diseases II: Celiac sprue and gluten intolerance - 2013

Interdiscip Toxicol. Dec 2013; 6(4): 159–184. Dec 2013. doi: 10.2478/intox-2013-0026
Anthony Samsel1 and Stephanie Seneff
 Download the PDF from VitaminDWiki.

GMO Apples approved by USDA Feb 2015

GMOs invade fruit industry: Apples, pears, cherries and peaches to all become unlabeled GMO Natural News and others
Uses gene silencing is used to turn down the expression of polyphenol oxidase (PPO), thus preventing the fruit from browning.- Wikipedia
USDA approved after only looking into the possibility that GMO apples might contaminate other plants
UDSA did not, apparently, consider that

  1. GMO apples might have some harm to humans
  2. GMO apples might be less able to deal with pests ( the deleted browning response)

Good news - retailers afraid consumers will reject all of their product if they feel it might contain GMO - 2015

I notice that Tofu sold in my local grocery store is all GMO-free
I look forward to buying tortillas and other wheat products marked as being GMO free

GMO Soybeans may have huge amount of Formaldehyde

from Game-Changing Study: GMO Soy Accumulates Carcinogenic Formaldehyde July 2015
Based on a very detained simulation of stressed soy plants - no apparent actual testing to confirm

1.5X more likely to have severe menstrual pain if fed soymilk as infant (soy has Formaldehyde and Glyphosate,)

Soy-based infant formula feeding and menstrual pain in a cohort of women aged 23–35 years - Nov 2018,
https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/dey303 free PDF

GMO crops totally banned in Russia... Sept 2015

"share of GMO in the Russian food industry has declined from 12 percent to just 0.01 percent over the past 10 years"

Large-dose anti-oxidents, like Vitamin C, might cancel the effects of Glophosate - Dec 2018

Promising evidence: How to REDUCE the threat of pesticides and Roundup toxicity Naural Health 365
Glyphostate depletes glutathione, anti-oxidents like Vitamin C restores glutathione

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