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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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Japanese Fisheries Collapsed Due to Pesticides, New Research Says – EcoWatch

“The researchers noted that Rachel Carson’s book was prophetic. In their paper, The Guardian reported, the Japanese researchers said how “she wrote: ‘These sprays, dusts and aerosols are now applied almost universally to farms, gardens, forests and homes – nonselective chemicals that have the power to kill every insect, the ‘good’ and the ‘bad’, to …

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Feds Loosen GMO Rules

We are all corporate guinea pigs now……just show them the money. What could possibly go wrong? “We simply cannot anticipate the unintended consequences of GE plants and animals. As the Institute for Responsible Technology has noted, the genetic engineering process creates massive collateral damage, causing mutations in hundreds or thousands of locations throughout the plant’s DNA. …

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