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EPA Delays Dioxin Hazard Report Once Again Due to Industry Pressure - Monsanto Secret

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posted on Feb, 2 2012 @ 11:08 AM
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This is in our food supply.....
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The industry-controlled EPA promised to release its dioxin hazard reassessment report, but blew its own deadline – again. Amazingly, the original dioxin toxicity report was due out in 1985. Dioxin is extremely toxic and can cause cancer, birth defects, liver damage and many other harmful effects.

Monsanto and Dow Chemical were the top 2 dioxin producers, a byproduct of the herbicide 2,4,5-T; 300 million pounds of their dioxin-laden herbicide pollutes 400 million acres across the United States. Herbicide 2,4,5-T is half the recipe for Agent Orange; the poison was phased out by the late 1970′s.

Dioxin released in the air increased 10% from 2009-2010. Of course Dow Chemical is currently the #2 producer of dioxin in the US.

Dow Chemical has spent $12 million lobbying the EPA since the EPA announced its intent to reassess dioxin. On the flip side, American taxpayers bankrolled the EPA for over $10 billion in 2010 alone.

Corporate industries stand to lose everything if the word about dioxin gets out, including manufacturers who use chlorine in products like paper, weed killers, and plastic manufacturers. The biggest source of dioxin absorption in humans is meat, dairy and eggs. Industrial agriculture has also lobbied hard to stop the release of the EPA report to cover up the danger lurking in food.


naturalsociety.com...

The original toxicity report was supposed to come out in 1985

26 years later and still a 'delayed toxicity report'

Who produces Dioxin......

The two biggest....Monsanto and Dow Chemical

Monsanto and Dow Chemical were the top 2 dioxin producers, a byproduct of the herbicide 2,4,5-T; 300 million pounds of their dioxin-laden herbicide pollutes 400 million acres across the United States. Herbicide 2,4,5-T is half the recipe for Agent Orange; the poison was phased out by the late 1970′s.


Dioxin is extremely toxic and can cause cancer, birth defects, liver damage and many other harmful effects.


Corporate industries stand to lose everything if the word about dioxin gets out, including manufacturers who use chlorine in products like paper, weed killers, and plastic manufacturers. The biggest source of dioxin absorption in humans is meat, dairy and eggs. Industrial agriculture has also lobbied hard to stop the release of the EPA report to cover up the danger lurking in food.

Dioxin polluters would go out of business if people understood how dangerous it was and stopped using bleached products, chlorine, weed killers, and caustic plastic.

Almost every man, woman and child in the US has measurable dioxin levels in their bodies.



The US government continues to protect polluters like Monsanto and Dow Chemical for the horrors that they have caused. If the EPA’s dioxin report is ever released and criminal polluters were prosecuted and subsequently had to pay for human health and environmental damage, they would go bankrupt.


Well isn't that just dandy another case of our government protecting corporations and making sure money keeps flowing while the public eats toxic meat, dairy and eggs.







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posted on Feb, 2 2012 @ 12:36 PM
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Dioxins are environmental pollutants. They have the dubious distinction of belonging to the “dirty dozen” - a group of dangerous chemicals known as persistent organic pollutants. Dioxins are of concern because of their highly toxic potential. Experiments have shown they affect a number of organs and systems. Once dioxins have entered the body, they endure a long time because of their chemical stability and their ability to be absorbed by fat tissue, where they are then stored in the body. Their half-life in the body is estimated to be seven to eleven years. In the environment, dioxins tend to accumulate in the food chain. The higher in the animal food chain one goes, the higher the concentration of dioxins.

The chemical name for dioxin is: 2,3,7,8- tetrachlorodibenzo para dioxin (TCDD). The name "dioxins" is often used for the family of structurally and chemically related polychlorinated dibenzo para dioxins (PCDDs) and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs). Certain dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) with similar toxic properties are also included under the term “dioxins”. Some 419 types of dioxin-related compounds have been identified but only about 30 of these are considered to have significant toxicity, with TCDD being the most toxic.


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