Fracking Wastewater used in California produce including organic, time to ban the practice

“Organic carrots”, veggies, nuts and more that you  and your family are probably consuming right now. See the video below for more brands using toxic chemicals to grow your food. To send message to your legislators to ban this use click on this link or “BAN IT” heading below and fill out the form.  https://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/JustBanIt

From our friends at Food & Water Watch:

CA Legislators: Ban Oil Wastewater Irrigation Now!

Our multi-billion dollar food industry is getting away with using our dinner plates as disposal sites for oil wastewater from dirty oil corporations in California like Chevron.

Water samples have determined that the wastewater contains dangerous chemicals, some that are linked to cancer. 

This is a threat to our health, the health of farmworkers who grow our food, and our environment, yet our Governor Jerry Brown and our legislators have FAILED to take action on this pressing issue.

Watch this video then put pressure on your California state legislators to BAN the use of oil wastewater for crop irrigation NOW!

Why is Toxic Oil Wastewater Being Used To Grow Our Food?

Oil companies in California are selling wastewater from their drilling operations to several local irrigation districts, which in turn mix it with the water they sell to growers to irrigate their crops.

This sounds complicated, but what it means is that the toxic wastewater, which could include up to 173 (!) different chemicals, ends up in the water used to irrigate popular crops that are shipped across the country. A lot of the fruits, veggies and wines irrigated in this area are going to look familiar — like Halos Mandarin oranges, a popular snack marketed as being “pure goodness.”

Other companies growing in these districts:

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