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Ban G.M.O Products Until Poper Safety Testing Has Been Completed
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, diet, food, health, investigation, protection )

Patricia
- 175 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
These products have never been sufficiently tested to discover the long term effects of consumption on Adults or Children
End Female Genital Mutilation in the US ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: FGM, girls, women, family, health, mortality, human rights, freedoms )

Nancy
- 196 days ago - change.org
The practice of FGM is illegal in the US but girls are being taken to other countries, usually their parents' country of origin where they are cut in what is now known as "vacation cutting."
California Minimum Wage; Help Us Increase It to $13 / Hour
Business  (tags: minimum-wage, labor, California, health, families )

Demo
- 176 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
The California Senate has approved a measure to raise the minimum wage in the state to about one half of what it would be if it had been tied to inflation at inception, yet still about double the current federal rate; $13 / hour by 2017. Sign and help us!
Stop Monsanto's Secret Plan to Kill GMO Labeling ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo crops, GMO Labeling, Monsanto, disease, health )

Nancy
- 317 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
This is a blatant power grab to deny Americans their basic right to mandatory GMO labeling and protect flawed GMO products - and we can't allow them to get away with it. We need your help today. Every voice counts!
Tell Michelle Obama: Consumers Want Labels on Genetically Modified Foods! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmos, labeling GMO foods, Michelle Obama, health, food, risks )

Nancy
- 231 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
What's missing from the new rules? Any mention of requiring food companies to tell you if their products contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Protect California's Kids From Dangerous Pesticides ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, pesticides, protection, children, health )

Cher
- 244 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Chlorpyrifos, a dangerous pesticide that causes serious neurological harm in fetuses and children, has been banned from almost all household uses since 2001.
Northern Gateway: Canada Must Listen to First Nations ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: wildlife, environment, ecosystems, health, Canada, Northern Gateway Pipeline )

Nancy
- 245 days ago - e-activist.com
What the federal government does next will be a crucial test of its willingness to uphold human rights standards vital to Indigenous peoples in Canada and around the world.
Roundup Weedkiller Linked To Global Epidemic of Fatal Kidney Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, disease, environment, food, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, investigation, Kidney Disease, medicine, prevention, protection, research, Round Up, safety, science, study )

Kit
- 245 days ago - cornucopia.org
The mystery of what is causing thousands to die each year from a fatal kidney disease may now be solved, with evidence pointing to the world's most heavily used herbicide Roundup (glyphosate) as the primary culprit.
Farmers Can't "Coexist" With GMO Pollution ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo pollution, farming, farm aid, health, food, environment )

Nancy
- 268 days ago - farmaid.org
When pollen containing altered genes travels in the wind or on the bodies of pollinators like birds and bees, there's little we can do to stop it from spreading. What's worse, the companies who "own" those genes take no responsibility for the damage...
We Demand Strong Regulations for Dangerous Oil By Rail! ACTION
Environment  (tags: oil by rail, usa, ethics, business, corporate, air, water, money, politics, health, ecosystems, environment )

Nancy
- 89 days ago - action.forestethics.org
After a record year of unsafe oil trains derailing, spilling, and exploding across the country -- President Obama proposed new regulations for unsafe tank cars. But shockingly, these new rules actually protect industry profits while sacrificing public...
Tell the FDA: GMOs Aren't Natural ACTION LINK
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, food, "natural", prevention, science, health, family )

Nancy
- 322 days ago - care2.com
In an effort to stall the lawsuits, defense lawyers have convinced at least one judge that the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), not the courts, should decide whether GMOs are "natural".
Tell the FDA: We Need a Mandatory Ban on Sub-Therapeutic Doses of Antibiotics for Livestock ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, antibiotics for livestock, drug labels, drugs, health, family )

Nancy
- 274 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
The FDA's Guidance for Industry #213, asks drug makers to voluntarily change the labels on drugs, so that they no longer state that the medicines can be used to make animals grow faster. They're not being asked to actually change the drugs just the labels
Nepal Takes World Record in Tree Hugging (Literally)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Tree hugging, oxygen, Earth first, plants, trees, students, Buddhist monks, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, goodnews, greenliving, health, humans, Sustainabililty, sustainable, world )

Betsy
- 167 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
If you can't see the forest through the trees in Nepal, it is due to over 2,000 people showing up to show our oxygen producing plant friends some love, mostly students & Buddhist monks. See video of actual tree hugging.
Tell McDonald's: No More Toxic Taters! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, toxins, pesticides, Pesticides in produce, potatoes, McDonald's )

Nancy
- 275 days ago - action.panna.org
RDO's pesticides are consistently drifting into rural communities. These rural Minnesotans have measured the fungicide chlorothalonil and other harmful pesticides drifting into their homes, farms, schools, and businesses.
Why I'M Still Skeptical of GMOs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dow, agent orange, gmo seed, money, law, health, weeds, farming )

Nancy
- 319 days ago - motherjones.com
Use of 2,4-D--the less toxic half of the infamous Vietnam-era defoliant Agent Orange--had been dwindling for years, but the rise of Roundup-resistant superweeds has revived it.
 

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