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Please Sign: Get the Lead - and Other Brain-Drainers - Out of Our Schools
Health & Wellness  (tags: Brain-drainers, neurotoxins, poisons in schools, Developing brains, lead, fluoride, pesticides, lower IQs, children health, learning, mercury, PCBs, Dr. Grandjean )

Susan
- 57 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Brain poisons children are exposed to today could be harming society for generations to come. But of all the places these brain-drainers don't belong, our schools are full of them. Fluoride and pesticides are now added to the list of the usual suspects.
Tell McDonald's: No More Toxic Taters! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, toxins, pesticides, Pesticides in produce, potatoes, McDonald's )

Nancy
- 60 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.
Study: Exposure to Two Pesticides Linked to Endometriosis
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, study, science, pesticides, warning, endometriosis, safety, health, illness, risks, research )

Carrie
- 164 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Exposure to two banned pesticides may be associated with an increased risk of endometriosis, according to researchers from Washington state. Endometriosis, a disease in which uterine tissue grows in the ovaries or other parts of the body, often causes...
Mayor of Kauai Vetoes Bill to Limit Pesticide Testing
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, health, humans, animals, pesticides, DuPont-Pioneer, Syngenta, BASF, Dow AgroSciences, Kauai, testing, food, protection, research, science, safety )

Carrie
- 169 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The mayor of the Hawaiian island of Kauai has vetoed a bill that would have placed restrictions on pesticides used by biotech companies on the island for testing purposes.
Lab Tests on French Wines Find Pesticide Residue in Every Bottle
Health & Wellness  (tags: French wines, pesticides, health, safety, research, risks, study, warning, investigation, society )

Carrie
- 204 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Laboratory tests on 92 wines by a French consumer group found traces of pesticides, insecticides and/or fungicides in virtually every bottle. Even wines made from organic grapes had pesticide traces, although the levels were much lower.
Pesticide Linked to Bee Deaths to Get Tighter Regulation
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, bees, pesticides, Canada, protection, government, warning )

Michael
- 220 days ago - cbc.ca
The Canadian government is trying to quell growing worries about pesticide dust killing millions of bees by introducing changes for crop farmers, but some beekeepers call it a "Band-Aid" solution.
EWG's 2013 Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce(TM)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Environmental Working Group, pesticides, food, diet, health, safety, risks, humans, study, warning, news, nutrition )

Carrie
- 222 days ago - ewg.org
The health benefits of a diet rich in fruits and vegetables outweigh the risks of pesticide exposure. Use EWG's Shopper's Guide to Pesticides(TM) to reduce your exposures as much as possible, but eating conventionally-grown produce is far better than not...
ACT NOW| Protect Communities From Dangerous Drifting Pesticides|PLEASE SIGN & SHARE
Health & Wellness  (tags: risks, health, food, pesticides, disease, cancer )

Ena
- 242 days ago - action.ufw.org
Fumigant pesticides, like chloropicrin are among the most toxic and difficult-to-control chemicals used in farming. Chloropicrin is prone to drift from the strawberry fields where it's applied to neighboring communities where kids live, learn and play.
Enforce Inspections For Food Program In India - PLEASE SIGN!!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Pesticides, Leaking, Food, Inspection )

Monica
- 269 days ago - forcechange.com
At least 23 children have died with dozens more in the hospital due to pesticides leaking into their food. A cook at their school has also died from ingesting the same lunch. Improved security measures are necessary.
Consumers Will Soon Have Devices In Their Hands To Detect GMO and Toxic Foods
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, news, research, toxins, GMOs, pesticides, food safety )

Jeanne
- 273 days ago - preventdisease.com
In the not too distant future, consumers will be able to run on-the-spot tests for environmental toxins, GMOs, pesticides, food safety and more with their smartphones and other hand-held devices.
Support Safer Food, From Field to Fork ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: farm workers, health, family, nutrition, prevention, farmers markets, food, business, ethics, pesticides )

Nancy
- 279 days ago - action.panna.org
Thirteen years of delay is just too long. The Worker Protection Standards designed to protect farmworkers from dangerous pesticides have languished in "internal review" since 2000, while farmworkers and their families continue to experience harm.
Beyond Pesticides ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, prevention, food, cosmetics, toxins, pesticides, Congress, lawsecosystems, environment )

Nancy
- 328 days ago - beyondpesticides.org
Beyond Pesticides works with allies in protecting public health and the environment to lead the transition to a world free of toxic pesticides.
Not Even Good Enough for Dog Food: Imported Food From China Loaded With Chemicals, Dyes, Pesticides and Fake Ingredients
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, China, contaminants, heavy metals, pesticides, PCBs, FDA, illness, health, dog food, diet )

Angelika
- 330 days ago - naturalnews.com
Do you really know what's in all the food you're eating that's imported from China? If you don't, you're actually in good company: The FDA only inspects 1% - 2% of all the food imported from China, so they don't know either
Tell Your Senators: Protect Our Nation's Waters! ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: farm bill, pesticides, environment, protection, bees, ecosystems, water, destruction, habitatdestruction )

Nancy
- 340 days ago - action.beyondpesticides.org
Commonsense protections from pesticide applications into our nation's waterways are at risk when the Senate takes their version of the farm bill to the floor as early as Monday this week (May 20th). These highly controversial amendments would undermine..
Stand With Moms Against Monsanto ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: family, children, babies, farms, toxins, Monsanto, Dow, Bayer, pesticides, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitatdestruction, wildlife, food )

Nancy
- 669 days ago - action.panna.org
Since the death of her newborn from exposure to pesticides 13 years ago, Sofía Gatica has been working tirelessly to hold Monsanto and Co. accountable for the harms they impose. Last year, a Permanent People's Tribunal found Monsanto, Bayer, Syngenta, Do
 

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