pesticide exposure

Glyphosate Study Finds “strong evidence” of Five out of Ten Key Indicators for Cancer Hazard

Glyphosate Study Finds “strong evidence” of Five out of Ten Key Indicators for Cancer Hazard Editors Note: Pesticide Action Network: What’s On Your Food Database lists most foods and pesticide residuals, see article in News below.  A new systematic review of studies on glyphosate finds “strong evidence” that the weed-killing chemical has five out of ten key indicators for cancer hazard. […]

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Sonoma Gets Its (Toxics) Closeup: What’s On Those Vines? by Pam Strayer

Wine industry can’t be embarrassed enough to change their practices, little changes. It is important to know what is in our wine. We are reposting in case you missed it the first time. Thanks to Pam and her hard work…and for sharing. Has anything changed since this was written?  Here is an eye opening assessment report on

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PAN: Pesticides And Climate Change: A Vicious Cycle

Pesticide Action Group: Pesticides And Climate Change: A Vicious Cycle Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity today. Scientific evidence indicates that pesticides contribute significantly to greenhouse gas emissions while also making our agricultural systems more vulnerable to the effects of climate change. However, the reduction of synthetic pesticide use has been

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For immediate release: Court Orders State Back to the Drawing Board on Cancer-Causing Pesticide

For immediate release: Court Orders State Back to the Drawing Board on Cancer-Causing Pesticide Draft regulation for fumigant 1,3-dichloropropene must protect farmworkers who labor near fields Oakland, CA – The Alameda County Superior Court ruled last week (attached) that a proposed regulation fails to protect farmworkers who labor near fumigated fields from harmful levels of

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State approves Malibu’s pesticide ban

“A staff report to the commission notes that 16 commercial vineyards would fall within the ban.”  State approves Malibu’s pesticide ban Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights.Sunday, May 16, 2021 CLICK ON LINK FOR FULL STORY KEYWORDS  ANTICOAGULANT PROHIBITIONS   CALIFORNIA COASTAL COMMISSION   PESTICIDE BAN RODENTICIDES KILLING MOUNTAIN LIONS   SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ORGANIC MANDATES The city of Malibu has banned the use of all pesticides ,

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Coastal Commission votes for pesticide restriction in Malibu LCP

Will Sonoma County follow suit or cave to big ag? Coastal Commission votes for pesticide restriction in Malibu LCP A BIG WIN FOR MALIBU’S WILDLIFE, PEOPLE, CHILDREN, AND PETS The Coastal Commission took a giant step today, May 13, for the city of Malibu and coastal California. It voted to restrict pesticide use in Malibu

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