Health

IG Report Shows Top Trump Officials at EPA Hid Threats of Toxic Dicamba Herbicide

“Last year, a team of epidemiologists found that use of the weed-killer can increase the risk of developing numerous cancers.” IG Report Shows Top Trump Officials at EPA Hid Threats of Toxic Dicamba Herbicide “Now that the EPA’s highly politicized, anti-science approach to fast-tracking use of this harmful pesticide has been fully exposed, the agency should …

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‘Reckoning for Roundup Rolls On’: Ninth Circuit Court Upholds Verdict in Case Against Monsanto | Common Dreams News

Listen up vineyards: The Center for Food Safety……  called the ruling a major victory “for all those who care about protecting human health and the environment and holding corporations accountable for the harm they cause.”    ‘Reckoning for Roundup Rolls On’: Ninth Circuit Court Upholds Verdict in Case Against Monsanto | Common Dreams News Published …

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GMWATCH: Weedkillers are accelerating the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Napa & Sonoma vineyards use copious amount of these weedkillers. GMWATCH: Weedkillers are accelerating the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria Published: 04 May 2021 Three herbicides used on GM herbicide-tolerant crops – glyphosate, glufosinate, and dicamba — increase prevalence of antibiotic resistance genes in soil (glyphosate is known as RoundUp) New research (see item 2 below) …

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Big Ag, big pesticides: PAN update

Aldicarb, a pesticide classified as “extremely hazardous” by the World Health Organization into use, raising the risks of groundwater contamination, accidental ingestion with food products, and direct exposure to orchard workers and wildlife. State updates Hello from PAN’s California team! Things have been moving quickly this legislative session, and we have a couple of key updates …

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Your Health: Sonoma County Fluoride fighters working with national cause update

Sonoma County Fluoride fighters working with national cause update, even China stopped use Fluoride Action Network | 10 Facts About Fluoride fluoridealert.org/articles/fluoride-facts/ Far from giving fluoride a clean bill of health, the NAS called upon scientists to investigate if current fluoride exposures in the United States are contributing to chronic health problems, like bone disorders, thyroid disease, low intelligence, dementia, and diabetes, …

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Stop the pesticide use now: IMMEDIATE CALL: Include Pesticide Reduction Strategies in CA Climate/Biodiversity Efforts!

“With more than 200 million pounds of agricultural pesticides used in California each year, climate, biodiversity and environmental justice efforts cannot succeed unless and until the state confronts California’s over-reliance on these poisonous chemicals.”  IMMEDIATE CALL: Include Pesticide Reduction Strategies in CA Climate/Biodiversity Efforts! PLEASE IMMEDIATELY URGE THE CALIFORNIA NATURAL RESOURCES AGENCY (CNRA) TO INCLUDE PESTICIDE …

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