Tag Archives: glyphosate use

Mom’s Across America: No Safe Levels

Mom’s Across America and Food Integrity Now have been on a mission to test levels of glyphosate in our food and environment. Here is their latest release of wine residues. There are no safe levels. Gallo, Barefoot and Sutter Home…

 

Pesticide Near School Poses Potential Health Risks

Pesticide Near School Poses Potential Health Risks By Megan Kaun and Nichole Warwick As our children return to school, beauty surrounds many Sonoma County campuses, with bucolic hillsides and sprawling farmland. Yet, unseen toxicity lies within and around these rural…

 

Time to ban glyphosate use in Sonoma County

Forestville Hardware took the challenge and now features non toxic “herbicide”  alternatives. Non Toxic Irvine has tool kits and alternatives to get this cancer causing chemical out of the environment. Dear Editor: The guilty verdict in the Monsanto case is a…

 

SR bans use of weed killer

SR bans use of weed killer Synthetic herbicide contains chemical known to cause cancer By GUY KOVNER THE PRESS DEMOCRAT The Santa Rosa City Council on Tuesday banned the use of synthetic weed-killers like Roundup at dozens of parks, buildings…

 

Letter to the editor: Pesticides Exposed

“Compounds that include chlorpyrifos and glyphosate are commonly used locally. We call upon our local ag community to put our community’s health and safety over profits for true sustainability.  “ Pesticides Exposed  Dear Editor: The guilty verdict in the Monsanto case…

 

Brazil judge suspends use of agrochemical glyphosate

Brazil judge suspends use of agrochemical glyphosate registrations will be suspended within the next 30 days In an important development, a Brazilian judge has suspended the use of products containing the agrochemical glyphosate, a widely employed herbicide for GM soy…

 

A look into glyphosate and soil health

A look into glyphosate and soil health Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s RoundUp, has been labeled by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer as a “probable human carcinogen.” Given the probable impacts of glyphosate on…