Thursday, September 24, 2020

Tag: pesticides

Organic for All: New study shows eating organic reduces levels of...

"Everyone has the right to clean organic food. That is a human right."

Chemicals on our food: When ‘safe’ may not really be safe

Scientific scrutiny of pesticide residue in food grows – regulatory protections are being questioned.

EPA extends use of Monsanto’s controversial pesticide dicamba on GM soybean...

"Simply adding more use restrictions to an uncontrollable pesticide that already comes with 39 pages of instructions and limitations reflects a broken process."

New study: Eating organic foods reduces your risk of getting cancer

"Although our findings need to be confirmed, promoting organic food consumption in the general population could be a promising preventive strategy against cancer." 

Glyphosate could be factor in bee decline, study warns

"We need better guidelines for glyphosate use, especially regarding bee exposure, because right now the guidelines assume bees are not harmed by the herbicide."

Farm Bill: House proposal could wipe out communities’ power to prohibit...

58 of those communities have adopted more comprehensive policies that prohibit the use of glyphosate.

How Monsanto plants stories, suppresses science & silences dissent to sell...

The company attempted to censor and discredit anyone and anything that contradicted their business interests.

‘Major victory for public health:’ Court orders Trump EPA to ban...

"Children, farmworkers, rural families, and science are all huge winners today... EPA's job is to protect public health, not industry profits."

Federal judge bans use of glyphosate in Brazil

The decision prohibits the registration of new products containing the herbicide and suspends existing registrations within the next 30 days.

US Fish and Wildlife Service lifts ban on neonicotinoids linked to...

"Industrial agriculture has no place on public lands dedicated to conservation of biological diversity and the protection of our most vulnerable species, including pollinators like bumble bees and monarch butterflies."

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