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Glyphosate—It’s What’s for Breakfast: Study Finds Cancer-Causing Weedkiller in Popular Oatmeal, Cereals, and Snack Bars

Glyphosate is also being used to desiccate grains right before harvest for years now so does the residues surprise anyone? Here’s the scoop: Glyphosate is applied directly to dozens of nonGMO food crops, in many cases, right before they are harvested. This is the worst possible time to apply a herbicide because it causes the glyphosate to

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Loophole Could Exempt Over 10,000 GMO Foods from Disclosure Law

This article is from our friends at Common Dreams, keeping us informed. In great gratitude…. Loophole Could Exempt Over 10,000 GMO Foods from Disclosure Law WASHINGTON – Loopholes proposed by the Trump administration could exempt over 10,000 – or one out of six – genetically modified foods from a new GMO disclosure law, according to

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Senate Committee Moves to Force Release of Water Contamination Study Blocked by Scott Pruitt, White House

Senate Committee Moves to Force Release of Water Contamination Study Blocked by Scott Pruitt, White House EWG: WASHINGTON – The Senate Appropriations Committee passed a spending bill today that includes report language requiring the Trump administration to release a key scientific study it buried. The study proposed safe levels for fluorinated, or PFAS, chemicals in

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110 Million Americans Could Be Drinking Contaminated Water

“… We estimate that 21.3 percent of water utilities in the UCMR program would likely have PFAS detections at 5 ppt or higher, and the detection frequency approximately doubles when comparing levels of 5 ppt and 2.5 ppt. If 39 percent of the U.S. population was exposed to PFAS chemicals, this would represent approximately 127

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Environmental Working Group and Ben & Jerry’s take stand against Farm Bill HR2

Here is an easy way to make your voice count. It’s time to act! Click here to urge your representative to protect our health and our environment. Vote no on the proposed farm bill! Dear consumer, The way your food is grown matters. That’s why at Ben and Jerry’s we choose to source our ingredients responsibly.

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