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[–] shutupdonny 4 points 36 points (+40|-4) ago 

Fuck Monsanto, but it's ironic that the advertising on behalf of the plaintiff here is considerably more "false". Glyphosate (Roundup) targets ONE enzyme, namely 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate (EPSP) synthase, found in plants and bacteria (including human gut flora). Not sure where they're getting the value of "about 300" enzymes. Not to mention the dramatization of enzyme inhibition as "killing" a non-living molecule.


[–] arrggg [S] 6 points 11 points (+17|-6) ago 

So you agree the poison kills enzymes found in human gut flora, but then defend monsanto over technical claims that will be discussed in court.

Your username is appropriate.


[–] shutupdonny 4 points 29 points (+33|-4) ago 

I'm not defending Monsanto, and I definitely hope they lose. But it's ironic that the plaintiff feels the need to use the same methods they're criticizing to accomplish that. Scientific accuracy and honesty is important despite your agenda.


[–] 1smartass 10 points 2 points (+12|-10) ago 

Would you agree that many foods you eat everyday contain compounds that are far more toxic than glyphosate?

You actually didn't know that, did you?

Bet you didn't know salt is more toxic than glyphosate, but you eat that too.


[–] darkrit3 1 points 1 points (+2|-1) ago 

They are exaggerating, Monsanto is trying to make the misleading ad into something bigger than it is, probobly saying that if one enzyme is safe, then all are from the poison. either way though it IS misleading because that enzyme if found were they claim it not to be.