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Pesticides Are Found in 85 Percent of Fresh Produce
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, healthcare, food, nutrition, diet, drugs, environment, family, risks, safety, research, pesticides, glyphosate )

Ricardo
- 26 days ago - theeventchronicle.com
Eating fresh produce is essential to staying healthy and warding off chronic disease, but if you purchase conventional varieties, youâEUR(TM)re probably getting some pesticide residues along with many of your bites. The health effects of these residues...
EPA to Allow Minors to Be Exposed to Highly Toxic Pesticides - NationofChange
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, health, pesticides, protection, government, EPA )

Nita
- 32 days ago - nationofchange.org
The EPA has filed notices with the federal register to either tweak or get rid of two rules that prevent exposure to toxic chemicals to workers under the age of 18.
Stop The Trump EPA's Toxic Assault On Our Families' Health ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, protection, families, pesticides, environment, drugs )

Cher
- 51 days ago - act.nrdc.org
Chlorpyrifos (klor-PEER-a-foss), a widely-used pesticide, is linked to reduced IQ, developmental delay and increased risk of learning disabilities. The highly toxic chemical puts communities at risk when it drifts off farmland and into our air and water
Get This Dangerous Pesticide Banned for Good ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, protection, pesticides )

Cher
- 76 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Can you help us get chlorpyrifos banned for good?
Add Your Name to Demand the EPA Stop Dow Chemical From Poisoning Our Children!
Health & Wellness  (tags: chemicals, pesticides, children, kids, petitions )

Freya
- 121 days ago - petitions.signforgood.com
Public health advocates and the EPA have been pushing to ban the use of chlorpyrifos for years. But even with substantial evidence that it can interfere with children's brain development, Dow Chemical has been pushing the Trump regime to ignore the facts.
EPA Head Pruitt REJECTS a Ban on Dangerous Pesticide in Our Children's Food. Speak Up Now! PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, humans, protection, PESTICIDES )

Anna
- 282 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
For some, a pesticide linked to major health problems in children and farmers doesn't belong in our food. Not for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.
Canada, STOP GM Alfalfa!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alfalfa, bees, Canada, carcinogens, GMOs, glyphosate, health, Ontario, organic, pesticides )

Julie
- 679 days ago - cban.ca
For the first time, Round Up Ready (glyphosate tolerant) GM alfalfa has been sold in Ontario for planting this spring. Alfalfa is a perennial plant which is very important in organic agriculture. Pollinated by bees, contamination is evitable.
Zika, Microcephaly, and Pesticides: Half-Truths, Hysteria, and Vested Interests
Health & Wellness  (tags: Zika, microcephaly, pesticides, half-truths, hysteria, vested interests )

Evelyn
- 720 days ago - theecologist.org
Those who suggest that pesticides might be implicated in Brazil's microcephaly outbreak are being furiously attacked as irrational, nonsense-spouting 'conspiracy theorists' - but attackers mix facts & include writers connected with vested interest groups
Scientists Express Concern Over Widespread Use of Glyphosate-Based Herbicides
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, glyphosate, pesticides )

Julie
- 726 days ago - beyondpesticides.org
A scientific review released last week expressed concern over the widespread use of glyphosate-based herbicides (GBHs), the lack of understanding regarding human exposure, and the potential health impacts.
Calm Down Zika People, Calm Down
Health & Wellness  (tags: Zika, Brazil, pesticides, toxic, contraversial, forbidden, FMC Corp., Cheminova A/S, Helm AG, Syngenta AG, agrotóxicos, herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, uncontrolled use )

Evelyn
- 732 days ago - vaccinesbytheoutliers.wordpress.com
It could be Zika. Or ... it could be any one or many of the more than a dozen highly toxic and controversial pesticides - most of which are banned around the world, but not in Brazil.
Pesticides in Paradise: Hawaii's Spike in Birth Defects Puts Focus on GM Crops
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, children, diet, environment, ethics, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, prevention, protection, pesticides, safety )

Kathy
- 909 days ago - theguardian.com
Pediatrician Carla Nelson remembers catching sight of the unusually pale newborn, then hearing an abnormal heartbeat through the stethoscope and thinking that something was terribly wrong.
10 Crazy Things Pesticides Are Doing to Your Body
Health & Wellness  (tags: chemicals, diet, environment, ethics, food, health, humans, pesticides, prevention, protection, research, safety )

Kathy
- 920 days ago - rodalewellness.com
Pesticides are designed to kill, although the mode of action they use to put the stranglehold on pests varies. Whether it's nerve gas-like neurological disruption, the unbalancing of key hormones, or the stunting of a plant's ability to absorb life...
Dow Crop Chemical Labeled 'Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans'
Health & Wellness  (tags: toxics, 2, 4-D, pesticides, GMO foods, GMO labeling )

Judy
- 970 days ago - ewg.org
The decision by some of the world's leading cancer experts to classify the herbicide 2,4-D as a possible carcinogen, underscores the risk posed by the U.S. government's recent approval of 2,4-D for use on genetically engineered, or GMO, crops.
Study Finds Detergents, Pesticides Linked to Genital Defects in Baby Boys
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthconditions, detergents, pesticides, birth defects, children, risks )

Naoko
- 987 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Pregnant women regularly exposed to a range of detergents, solvents and pesticides have a substantially greater risk of giving birth to boys with genital deformities, according to a new French study.
Sorry to Harsh Your Mellow, But That Pot IsnâEUR(TM)t Pesticide-Free
Health & Wellness  (tags: nutrition, news, marijuana, pesticides, health, government, protection, study, prevention, humans )

AWAY AWHI
- 1012 days ago - grist.org
How many of those pesticides are recreational pot growers allowed to use on pot that ends up in your body? Two hundred and seventy-one.
 

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