Long Term Toxicity of Roundup herbicide and Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize

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Seralini Study pdf-

This study was published by Elsevier, one of the top publishers of scientific studies – in 2012.  There are a total of eight coauthors ,all highly qualified researchers in the neurological sciences.

The article was subsequently retracted by Elsevier, as you will see if you google this article on the internet.  In all probability, the study was too controversial for Monsanto and other herbicide manufacturers who then hired their own researchers to write and publish articles attacking the study. This is discussed in the documentary movie, The World of Monsanto.

Elsevier (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɛlzəviːr]) is an information and analytics company and one of the world’s major providers of scientific, technical, and medical information. It was established in 1880 as a publishing company.[1][2] It is a part of the RELX Group,[3] known until 2015 as Reed Elsevier. Its products include journals such as The Lancet and Cell, the ScienceDirect collection of electronic journals, the Trends and Current Opinion series of journals, the online citation database Scopus, and the ClinicalKey solution for clinicians. Elsevier’s products and services include the entire academic research lifecycle, including software and data-management, instruction and assessment tools.[4]

Elsevier publishes approximately 420,000 articles annually in 2,500 journals.[1] Its archives contain over 13 million documents and 30,000 e-books.[5] Total yearly downloads amount to more than 900 million.[1]

Elsevier’s high profit margins (37% in 2016)[1][6] and its copyright practices have subjected it to criticism by researchers.[7]