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Canada, STOP GM Alfalfa!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alfalfa, bees, Canada, carcinogens, GMOs, glyphosate, health, Ontario, organic, pesticides )

Julie
- 348 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
- 389 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
- 395 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
- 401 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
- 578 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
- 589 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
- 639 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
- 656 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
- 681 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.
Gerawan Violated the Law By Failing to Warn Workers of Pesticides ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gerawan, pesticides, farm workers, labor violations, business, corruption, health )

Nancy
- 825 days ago - action.ufw.org
After 15 months, the long awaited Investigative Report concludes that Gerawan violated the law (3 CCR § 6118), by failing to notify or warn the workers that the field had been sprayed with toxic pesticides.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Sale of Quinoa Grown With Toxic Chemicals
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, protection, prevention, pesticides, health, pesticides food supply )

AWAY AWHI
- 840 days ago - forcechange.com
Protect consumers from harmful pesticides sprayed on imported quinoa
Tell Our Government to Side With Science and Stop the Use of Systemic Pesticides (Canadian Action)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Bees, Canada, environment, pesticides, pollinators )

Julie
- 880 days ago - action2.davidsuzuki.org
Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) is preparing to give the green light to flupyradifurone, a systemic pesticide which Health Canada say may pose a risk to bees, birds, worms, spiders, small mammals and aquatic bugs.
The Ghost in the GMO Machine: Chlorpyrifos Poisoning, Dow's Cover-Up - EPA/Congress Fail to Investigate & Protect Kauai Kids
Health & Wellness  (tags: EPA, Dow Chemical, GMO, Hawaii, Kaua'i, pesticides, Lorsban, Chamacos, chlorpyifos, birth defects, nervous system destruction, American Assoc. Poison Control Centers, NY, Elliot Spitzer )

LucyKalei
- 894 days ago - times.org
While independent research shows that Dow insecticide Chlorpyrifos causes significant harm to children, Dow is intent on convincing EPA otherwise. Despite ban in homes, schools, parks, malls & day care centers, use in farming OK, eg Kaua'i's GMO fields
Please Sign: Insist Walmart Commit to Labeling GMO Corn!
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMO sweet corn, Walmart, Labeling, Monsanto, Pesticides, leukemia, not tested for safety, consumer right to know, genetically engineered crops )

Susan
- 913 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Over 100 thousand have asked Walmart to label GMO corn in the past, and it still won't commit. Now that it's on the market and we know it's classified as a pesticide, there's no more waiting. Either Walmart rejects the corn, labels it or we don't buy any
Tell Retailers: Label Monsanto's Genetically Engineered Sweet Corn
Health & Wellness  (tags: Monsanto, GMO, genetically modified, sweet corn, pesticides, health, USA )

Scooby
- 919 days ago - grassrootsact.com
Monsanto has created genetically engineered sweet corn that produces pesticides in its own tissue, and it's being grown and sold to consumers throughout the United States.
 

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