Health

Concern over loss of U.S. farmland

Note to Napa and Sonoma County Supervisors, alcohol “farms” are not food, silage or fiber! You can’t call yourself an agriculture community when you import 98% of your food according to Go Local. “According to the American Farmland Trust, the…

 

Top Ten Reasons to Reject the House Farm Bill HR2

Call or email your Representative now: https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative NATIONAL SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE COALITION: House Committee’s Farm Bill Fails American Family Farmers National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition disappointed, urges Congress to do better Washington, DC, April 18, 2018 – Today, the House Agriculture Committee passed (26-20)…

 

Monsanto loses right to patent seeds

The ruling is a boost to domestic seed companies that used Monsanto’s gene to prepare Bt Cotton seeds for farmers, and will seriously curb the ability of multinationals to establish a seed monopoly in India, which is the goal of…

 

What Could Go Wrong? Easy actions you can take…

From the Organic Consumers Association: What Could Go Wrong? URGENT ACTION NEEDED! Tell the EPA: Ban Monsanto’s Carcinogenic Glyphosate-Based Roundup Weedkiller! The EPA has been conducting its required Monsanto is working frantically with its cronies at the U.S. Environmental Protection…

 

Interactive cancer maps

Click to access below or cut and paste to use https://statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov/map/map.withimage.php?99&001&001&00&0&01&0&1&5&0#results Ineractive cancer maps now available… Interactive Maps Interactive Maps Data Options Area:— choose area —US by stateUS by countyAlabama countiesAlaska Boroughs and Census AreasArizona countiesArkansas countiesCalifornia countiesColorado countiesConnecticut countiesDelaware…

 

GM Watch

         GM Watch State of California, Center for Food Safety win appeal over listing of glyphosate as probable carcinogen A California Appellate Court has sided with the State of California and Center for Food Safety (CFS) in affirming that Monsanto’s…

 

AB 2545, another bad water bill that needs to be stopped

OPPOSE AB 2545           Department of Fish and Wildlife: lake or streambed alteration agreements: definitions. Would redefine “river” and “stream” to exclude smaller streams (ie Class III streams) from DFW jurisdiction for LSA review and permitting. A recipe for increased impacts…