Will Half of US Children Have Autism by 2025?

IMAGE SOURCE: ecowatch.org

IMAGE SOURCE: ecowatch.org

By Anita Stewart

Cases of Autism are rising rapidly throughout the United States. According to Dr. Seneff, a research physician with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), if the rapidly escalating rate continues, half of all children in the United States will have Autism by 2025. Over the last decade, numbers and rates of Autism in Europe have flat-lined. Currently in the US, one child out of every 68 has the disease.

How Can This Be?

Dr. Stephanie Seneff believes that in addition to the chemicals found in vaccines the main culprit is in contaminated food. A main chemical in question is called Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup that is the major culprit. It is also important to note that the maker of Roundup is Monsanto, the same company that created Agent Orange, a defoliant widely used in Viet Nam by the US Military, Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) in our foods and GMO seeds.

Dr. Moench’s theory is that Autism is caused by a combination of factors. He referred to a recent article that stated that 1/3 of the cases were due to a genetic propensity and 2/3 were caused by environmental triggers. He said some people did not have the natural ability to produce a detoxifier called Glutithione. He says we cannot change genetics but we can change the environment. He noted that Autism is not one condition but a full spectrum of disorders and affects people a variety of different ways. Chemical exposure and toxicity seems to play a role most of the time.


Glyphosate is in almost everything we eat: it is even directly sprayed on wheat before harvesting. Anything with soy or corn has glyphosate, so that would include meat and meat products (as animals would have the chemical in their feed) in addition to vegetables and fruits.

In addition to Autism, the other diseases and conditions that can be tracked down to poisoning by Glyphosate include the following; this list is not inclusive:

  • Dementia
  • Parkinson’s
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
  • Multiple Sclerosis 
  • Cancer
  • Depression
  • Infertility

In the US Military, if a veteran processes into a Veteran’s Administration (VA) Medical facility, the first question he or she is asked if they have Diabetes is, “Were you stationed in Viet Nam?” and the second is, “To your knowledge, were you exposed to Agent Orange?” Currently 8% of the US general population has Diabetes. According to the VA’s own website, 24% of veterans have Diabetes.

The Science of Politics

Additional chemicals in Roundup are considered “inert” but according to a recent 2014 study, the “inert” chemicals increase the toxic effects of the Roundup hundreds of times over. The cumulative effect of consuming food products with only small amounts of Glyphosate can still be dangerous. A recent study reveals that women living near farms have a 60% chance of having a child with Autism. Glyphosate is also in breast milk in 760 to 1600 times the allowable limits in European drinking water.

What is not known by many or even discussed is who does the research science and peer-reviewed papers and studies on these findings or with the opposing studies? It is shocking that most of the studies are done by scientists working with Monsanto. Monsanto is also the top lobbying company in Washington, DC. Eighteen of the twenty-four lobbyists worked in government jobs before becoming employed by Monsanto. OpenSecrets.org also reveals that Monsanto funds the campaigns of many of our politicians through their Political Action Committee (PAC). It’s convenient to have a PAC in order to get legislation passed easily.

How Do You Help?

Stop using Roundup! Support GMO Labeling. Read labels on everything. Do not confuse the “Natural” label with organic or “non GMO” standards. Support the Organic Consumers Association and other similar organizations. Be an informed consumer and do your research for yourself and your family.

In the United States Dr. Moench stated that we are all being used as guinea pigs as the Precautionary Principle is not being used and it should be! Citizens need to demand unbiased research regarding their food, water, medicines, farming practices, etc. Americans have a right to know how their food is produced.


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14 responses to “Will Half of US Children Have Autism by 2025?

  1. Don’t know how you got into my page feed, but this is not credible writing, and to associate vaccinations with this scare piece is thoroughly irresponsible. I’m kicking you off my page!


    • This company is able to lobby, control elections/voting and manipulate the corporate media. They have the money to do anything they want. I will check into the Dr. Oz smear campaign. I did not know about that. Thanks.


      • It was just a couple weeks ago. It was in the media that a big percentage of what Dr. Oz says is not scientifically proven. Very negative.

        I enjoy your blog! Thank you for informative and thought-provoking posts.


        • Well, anyone can say that about any doctor or any scientist. As they base their work on peer reviewed reports and documents on their theories, etc. I don’t believe much of what corporate media says about anything anymore. And it seems that when someone is getting too close to the truth about a particular topic, the corporate media will find a way to discredit the truth-teller. I did not use Dr. Oz as a source on my article. I did use Dr. Stephanie Seneff from MIT. I also hyperlinked to one of her 2 hour lectures.


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  3. Thank you for your insightful and honest offering, Anita. Everything is food for thought and unless we open ourselves to different perspectives (whether we ultimately agree with them or not), we will not have each and every piece of material to make critical and informed decisions.


  4. Thank you Anita Stewart for your excellent Green Party work over many years. Look forward to seeing Anita Stewart on the ballot as Green Party candidate for local, state, or federal office. Keep up your great Green Party work Anita Stewart.


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