Health

Monsanto Banned From European Parliament

MEPs withdraw parliamentary access after the firm shunned a hearing into allegations that it unduly influenced studies into the safety of glyphosate used in its RoundUp weedkiller By Arthur Neslen for the Guardian, 9/28/17 https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/sep/28/monsanto-banned-from-european-parliament?CMP=share_btn_link We’ve published previous articles about…

 

Court of Appeals Rejects California’s Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticides

Good news from our friends at Earthjustice fighting the good fight…. https://earthjustice.org/news/press/2017/court-of-appeal-rejects-california-s-approval-of-bee-killing-pesticides September 20, 2017 San Francisco, CA —The First District California Court of Appeal issued an opinion Tuesday in a lawsuit challenging a California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)…

 

Can Folic Acid Mitigate Autism-linked Effects of Pesticides?

Thank you commenter who sent this online article to Wine and Water Watch. We should not have to mitigate being poisoned for someone else’s profits. Mitigating destruction should never be an alternative when it comes to health, safety and welfare of natural…

 

Pam Strayer Oct. 21st, 1-3pm

Wine & Water Watch Is Proud to Present Pam Strayer Oct. 21st,  1-3 pm Sebastopol Center for the Arts 282 So. High St., Sebastopol,  Fireside Room What’s on those vines? Want to be an informed consumer and support a healthy…

 

What About the Workers? Online in Bohemian today

Opinion Press Democrat VINEYARD WORKERS Clearly the health of grapes takes precedence over the well being of vineyard workers. On Saturday September 2nd, I read the online article in the Press Democrat, “Harvest in Heat Wave.” A few of the…

 

Pesticides Threat to Champagne Water Quality

France leading way to ban pesticides. What’s in your water?  Pesticides Threat to Champagne Water Quality https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2017/07/pesticides-threat-to-champagne-water-quality Intensive agricultural practices are causing concern as chemicals reach the water table. By Caroline Henry A hot, dry summer has left pesticide levels…

 

Judge Rules Climate Action 2020 Plan Violates CEQA

Sonoma County Superior Court Judge Nancy Case Shaffer in Santa Rosa has ruled in favor of local Sonoma Valley attorney Jerry Bernhaut’s lawsuit challenging Sonoma County’s Climate Action 2020 Plan. A lawyer with River Watch, a Sonoma County firm active…

 

Netherlands Bans Monsanto’s Cancer Causing Roundup to Protect Citizens From Carcinogenic Glyphosate

More trouble for Monsanto…. Why is this toxin still allowed anywhere? Over 84,000 pounds spread in 2013 in Sonoma County vineyards. 50,000 pounds in Napa! https://www.organicconsumers.org/news/netherlands-bans-monsantos-cancer-causing-roundup-protect-citizens-carcinogenic-glyphosate July 13, 2017 AWD News In the Netherlands, people who have been spraying their…

 

5 Officials Charged with Involuntary manslaughter in Flint Water Crisis….what about pesticides and other carcinogens?

From our friends at Mother Jones: http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2017/06/flint-water-crisis-involuntary-manslaughter/ 5 Officials Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter in Flint Water Crisis Michigan attorney general files the most serious charges yet against current and former government officials in Flint case. Nathalie BaptisteJun. 14, 2017 1:38…

 

Monsanto’s Mess-Four Signs Consumers Are Winning

Keep up the pressure!   https://www.organicconsumers.org/blog/monsanto%E2%80%99s-mess%E2%80%94four-signs-consumers-are-winning Monsanto’s Mess—Four Signs Consumers Are Winning When the colours turn grey and the lights all fade To black again We’re in over our heads But somehow we make it back again – lyrics from…