Dutch Avertising Commission Ruled that Monsanto’s Roundup Ad is misleading.

Monsanto published a ad in June 2012 in the Dutch and in response to  Open Source’s publication called “Roundup and birth defects: Is the public being kept in the dark?”

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On the 11th of December 2012, the Dutch Advertising Commission released its report which can be accessed here.

The Commission sharply criticized Monsanto’s and its claims that Roundup has no effect on , does not remain in the , and does not reach .

It further commented that Monsanto is still trying to keep up appearances that Roundup is a , while worldwide evidence is accumulating that the formulation, the glyphosate and the breakdown product are actually very harmful to humans, and the environment.

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Dutch Advertising Commission

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