Health

Monsanto Tribunal in the Hague

It’s official, the Monsanto Tribunal declared that Monsanto is guilty of negatively impacting a healthy environment and the right to health as a basic human right.   On Tuesday April 18th the five international judges of the Monsanto Tribunal presented their legal opinion. They have come to important conclusions, both on the conduct of Monsanto and on …

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Glyphosate to be Listed under Proposition 65 as Known to the State to Cause Cancer

  We are living in sacrifice zones for profits. Do corporations have the right to take away our health and future generations right to life when less dangerous products are available?  Mendocino used 17, 627 pounds in vineyards in 2013, Napa used 50,416 pounds, and Sonoma used 84,606 pounds of concentrated glyphosate in their vineyards. …

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NapaVision 2050 questions why there is a 69% rise in cancer rates since 2000

From our friends at NapaVision 2050 Napa County has 22.8 children cancer deaths per 100,000 – a 69{5fc40a96f14c4a6aa4c2a32569b0a57dcc67c0b31eb04c341474283f11b6cdd2} rise between 2000 and 2012 – the highest in California and the second highest for adults with 488.9. Popular use pesticides have been linked to cancer, leukemia, kidney disease, Parkinson’s and more. Napa County had 115 breast …

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Got Asthma?

This just in from Napa Vision 2050: “Last week we shot these photos of vineyard burning, a threat to health in our Napa Valley. Just look at the particles flowing up-valley from this burn going to the California Veteran’s Home.  The Napa County Agriculture Commissioner’s web page offers suggestions on how to get rid of …

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UPDATE: TAX ON WINE GRAPES AS WELL AS ON CANNABIS?

MARCH 26, 2017 UPDATE: The reaction of residents to the idea of taxing the wine industry for grapes in the same way cannabis growers are being taxed on marijuana crops is growing, as evidenced by another letter in yesterday’s Santa Rosa Press Democrat: http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/6805574-181/sundays-letters-to-the-editor A tax on grapes EDITOR: The approval of Measure A, taxing …

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