Tag Archives: cancer-causing chemical

Jury: Roundup a factor in cancer

Jury: Roundup a factor in cancer Sonoma County man’s case may be bellwether for Monsanto lawsuits By SUDHIN THANAWALA ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO — Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a Sonoma County man’s cancer, a jury determined…

 

Fracking Fluid Used to Irrigate Organic Crops

Support your local farmer….they won’t poison you. “In certain areas of California, oil and gas companies supply up to half of the water that goes to farmland. That includes some areas owned by companies that grow organic crops.”  Fracking Fluid…

 

Don’t mess with Judges Bayer/Monsanto

OCA: TOP NEWS OF THE WEEK ‘Doesn’t Care’ It’s hardly surprising that Monsanto (now owned by Bayer) doesn’t care if its Roundup weedkiller kills more than just weeds. But when the judge overseeing the trial of a cancer victim who…

 

FDA Bans Cancer-Causing Food Additives, but Won’t Enforce Until 2020

Support your local farmer…… “Following pressure from several environmental and consumer safety groups, the FDA in October 2018 opted to ban seven synthetic food additives known to cause harm—synthetically derived benzophenone, ethyl acrylate, methyl eugenol, myrcene, pulegone, pyridine and styrene—ingredients…

 

Right To Know Update on glyphosate hearings

Last week, U.S. District Judge Mark E. Walker stood up for a free press and for journalists who investigate powerful corporations when he dismissed the defamation lawsuit brought by University of Florida Professor Kevin Folta against the New York Times and Eric…

 

Glyphosate Found in 19 of 20 Beers and Wines Tested

This is another study just released…… “While these levels of glyphosate are below EPA risk tolerances for beverages, it is possible that even low levels of glyphosate can be problematic. For example, in one study, scientists found that 1 part…