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Why Is Sulfur Dangerous? Gallo uses helicopter to spray sulphur on Cloverdale vineyards

Gallo is experimenting with helicopter disbursal of sulphur (most widely used chemical in vineyards) on grapevines in Cloverdale. Ag commission monitored. Just say NO!  Sulphur effects on humans: Neurological effects and behavioural changes – Disturbance of blood circulation – Heart damage – Effects on eyes and eyesight – Reproductive failure – Damage to immune systems […]

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Who refuses to provide paid sick leave? The New York Times gives us the names

“The list of malefactors includes the giants of fast food, like McDonald’s, Subway and Chick-fil-A, as well as sit-down restaurants like Cracker Barrel, Outback Steakhouse and the Cheesecake Factory. And it’s not just restaurants. The data also shows most workers at the supermarket chains Wegmans, Kroger, Meijer and Giant Eagle reported that they did not

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Kellogg’s website commits to phasing out glyphosate

“Kellogg’s failure to address pesticide use in its supply chains creates legal and reputational risk for the company…. Consumer advocates have recently called out food companies for glyphosate residues in common food products, including Kellogg’s products; and consumer lawsuits have targeted manufacturers of foods containing such residues.” Kellogg’s website commits to phasing out glyphosate Western

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House passes sweeping bill to target spread of toxic ‘forever chemicals’

“The Environmental Protection Agency has known about these risks for decades and has allowed this contamination to spread.“ House passes sweeping bill to target spread of toxic ‘forever chemicals’ The Hill by By Rebecca Beitsch – 01/10/20 11:28 AM EST Pelosi Has Passed 307 House Bills Sitting in Senate https://community.aarp.org/t5/Politics-Current-Events/Pelosi-Has-Passed-307-House-Bills-Sitting-in-Senate/td-p/2146364 So the US House led by

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Toxic Chemicals Found in Rainwater and Drinking Water Throughout the U.S.

“The substances are dubbed forever chemicals because they do not degrade in the environment. Exposure to PFAS has been linked to various ailments, including cancers in humans and animals, especially in the kidneys and testicles. They have also been linked to thyroid disease, weakened immunity and other diseases, as NBC News reported.” Toxic Chemicals Found

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In Late-Stage Zombie Capitalism, The Poor Are Selling Their Blood | Common Dreams

Got social equity? “Today the U.S., one of the only developed countries where this sort of thing is legal, supplies 70% of the world’s plasma, making it the largest player in a highly profitable if morally sketchy $28-billion-plus global industry. Since 2005, the number of blood-plasma collection centers in this country has doubled to over

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