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Swiss voters to cast ballots on pesticide-free farming amid climate of fear

“….US litigation has recently resulted in the release of hundreds of secret Syngenta documents – the so-called Paraquat Papers (click link for study) – that show how the Swiss agrochemical giant used manipulated data, and “safety” measures it knew were ineffective, to keep its highly toxic weedkiller on the market – despite thousands of deaths.” […]

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Will Sonoma Ban Roundup in City Parks?

Roundup ban in Sonoma parks?

Glyphosate should have been banned by the City of Sonoma years ago. What is taking so long? JANIS MARA SONOMA INDEX-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER | December 13, 2018, 5:56PM Weedkillers containing glyphosate, a substance that may be linked to cancer, could be banned in city-maintained areas if the City Council sets the process in motion at

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Will Sonoma Ban Roundup in City Parks?

Roundup ban in Sonoma parks?

Glyphosate should have been banned by the City of Sonoma years ago. What is taking so long? JANIS MARA SONOMA INDEX-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER | December 13, 2018, 5:56PM Weedkillers containing glyphosate, a substance that may be linked to cancer, could be banned in city-maintained areas if the City Council sets the process in motion at

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Eyeing Landmark Verdict in Roundup Cancer Case, Vietnam Demands Monsanto Be Held Liable Over Agent Orange

Eyeing Landmark Verdict in Roundup Cancer Case, Vietnam Demands Monsanto Be Held Liable Over Agent Orange “We believe Monsanto should be responsible for compensating Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange for the damages caused by the company’s herbicides” by Andrea Germanos, staff writer 19 Comments A man wears a shirt calling for justice for Agent Orange

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Monsanto’s Glyphosate Found in California Wines, Even Wines Made With Organic Grapes

With soaring cancer rates in Napa and Sonoma along with rising use of glyphosate in vineyards (84,606 pounds on Sonoma vineyards in 2013 alone according to the California Department of Pesticide Regulation cdpr.ca.gov ) no wonder our once safe haven of organic and biodynamic wines is being polluted with the “probable” carcinogen. It is time to ban

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