Monsanto’s popular weedkiller, Glyphosate, is responsible for killing honey bees worldwide according to a new report from PNAS. The threat could potentially leave a massive dent in the global economy according to other reports.Last month, a groundskeeper who developed terminal cancer after using Monsanto’s weed-killing products for years has been awarded $39 million in compensation and $250 million in punitive damages, according to a California jury’s decision.

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Now, a new report from PNAS alleges that glyphosate may be indirectly killing honey bees around the world, a threat that could potentially also leave a major mark on the global economy.

Brandnew research from The University of Texas at Austin shows that bees exposed to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, lose critical bacterial in their guts and are more susceptible to infection and death from harmful bacteria.

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