Astroturf, also known as Sports turf or artificial turf, has
revolutionized the world of sports. It has become a popular
alternative to natural grass fields due to its durability, low
maintenance, and ability to withstand extreme weather conditions.
However, as with most innovations, sports turf comes with a heavy
price to human health and the environment. In fact, did you know
Monsanto created Astroturf?
Monsanto is known for its production of genetically modified seeds
and the development of controversial herbicides and pesticides
linked to all sorts of cancers and has faced numerous lawsuits and
criticisms over its products and practices, particularly for their
impact on human health and the environment. The negative impact on
the world cannot be ignored. That’s why today, we are exploring the
Fatal Convenience: Astroturf.
I’m Darin Olien, the “Superfood Hunter.”
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