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International Glyphosate Study Shows Likely Cause of Explosion in Childhood Leukemia

International Glyphosate Study Shows Likely Cause of Explosion in Childhood Leukemia   40, 423 pounds (CDPR.ca.gov) of concentrated glyphosate poured into Sonoma County vineyards in 2021. That is over 20 tons of poison in our environment. Multiple news agencies are reporting new studies that show use of glyphosate, AKA Roundup, is making our children sick. …

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Glyphosate Exposure Linked to Severe Depression and Cognitive Decline in American Adults

Glyphosate Exposure Linked to Severe Depression and Cognitive Decline in American Adults Widely used in vineyards…..‘Disturbing’: weedkiller ingredient tied to cancer found in 80% of US urine samples. A new peer-reviewed study released by a group of scientists in Taiwan has revealed an astonishingly strong link between severe depression, cognitive decline and exposure to the …

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Sonoma Gets Its (Toxics) Closeup: What’s On Those Vines? by Pam Strayer

Wine industry can’t be embarrassed enough to change their practices, little changes. It is important to know what is in our wine. We are reposting in case you missed it the first time. Thanks to Pam and her hard work…and for sharing. Has anything changed since this was written?  Here is an eye opening assessment report on …

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Childhood Exposure to Glyphosate Linked to Liver Inflammation and Metabolic Disorder

Childhood Exposure to Glyphosate Linked to Liver Inflammation and Metabolic Disorder Editors Note: Wine industry #1 user of the herbicide. Sustainable Pulse, long term research study reports: “New research from the UC Berkeley School of Public Health in the U.S. shows that childhood exposure to the world’s most widely used weed killer, glyphosate, is linked …

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EPA Report on Neonics Proves US Has ‘Five-Alarm Fire’ on Its Hands

EPA Report on Neonics Proves US Has ‘Five-Alarm Fire’ on Its Hands (Common Dreams) Editor Note: These are pesticides used in Sonoma and Napa vineyards. The price paid for a glass of wine doesn’t reflect the real price we pay for environmental degradation. “There’s now no question that neonicotinoids play an outsized role in our …

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EU Pesticide Action Network: Alternatives to Glyphosate that are Economically Feasible

Weed management: Alternatives to the use of glyphosate Weed management: Alternatives to the use of glyphosate | PAN Europe (pan-europe.info) While the use of synthetic pesticides in agriculture has helped to increase food production, this has occurred at great cost to the environment, natural resources, and human health. The 2017 United Nations (UN) report of …

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