"… etween CKD and the activities conducted in the sugarcane industry,” said Mario Amador, general manager of Nicaragua’s National Committee of Sugar Producers, o …"
"… y, including leading products such as glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup, and 2-4,D, produced by Dow Chemicals. The proposed law would …"
"… paper. “We would be giving a very severe blow to all of agriculture.” Monsanto confirmed it sells glyphosate in El Salvador and across Latin America …"
"… ding to label directions there is no concern of harm to the kidneys," said Monsanto spokeswoman Erika Campuzano. "This herbicide has been thoroughly reviewed …"
"… found in urine samples of some sick patients. Glyphosate was developed by Monsanto, but the patent has expired so numerous companies now sell glyphosate prod …"
"… the patent has expired so numerous companies now sell glyphosate products. Monsanto said it currently sells glyphosate products in Sri Lanka but did not confi …"
"… ucts in Central America. Dr. Daniel Goldstein, a Senior Science Fellow at Monsanto, said “glyphosate does not cause renal failure.” He said he was aware …"
"… lves. In an interview in San Salvador, Rodriguez reacted with surprise to Monsanto’s position that glyphosate does not threaten the kidneys. “Ah, Monsan …"
"… ent Linked to Farm Chemicals" from PRI's "The World." …"
"… o decades, chronic kidney disease has been a mystery and death sentence in Sri Lanka, striking 15 percent of the residents of its north central region.This sum …"
"… ation announced in June that they identified a key cause of the disease in Sri Lanka: chronic exposure to arsenic and cadmium, likely consumed in food.Yet in a …"
"… tion: the extent fertilizers and pesticides contributed to the outbreak.In Sri Lanka’s lush northern farmlands, the mystery and the death sentences continue. …"
"… nd Senior adviser of the WHO non-communicable disease program and the lead adviser of its efforts in Sri Lanka.Cadmium and arsenic are both toxins with an ar …"
"… ase is linked to sugarcane work, said Dr. Manuel Cerdas, a nephrologist at Costa Rica’s Hospital Mexico who has studied the epidemic in Guanacaste. “If it proves this, the gove …"
"… e Journalists‘ analysis of the latest World Health Organization data. In El Salvador and Nicaragua alone over the last two decades, the number of men dying fro …"
"… dy should die of kidney disease,” said Ramon Trabanino, a physician from El Salvador who has studied the epidemic for a decade. The surge of kidney disease is …"
"… dgets, and leaving a trail of widows and children in rural communities. In El Salvador, CKD is the second leading cause of death for men. In the province of …"
"… ltural nephropathy” or “sugarcane nephropathy.” The director of El Salvador’s national CKD program has written of a “Mesoamerican Regional Nephrop …"