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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
- 13 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
- 31 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
Pesticide Residue Found on Nearly Half of Organic Produce
Health & Wellness  (tags: Organic Produce, Pesticides, Residue, Contamination )

Brian
- 36 days ago - cbc.ca
"I would hope that the products are without pesticides," says organic food consumer." Good luck.
Tell Retailers: Label Monsanto's Genetically Engineered Sweet Corn
Health & Wellness  (tags: Monsanto, GMO, genetically modified, sweet corn, pesticides, health, USA )

Offline
- 38 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.
Protect Workers and Children From Pesticides ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: family, children, labor, neurotoxic pesticides, pesticides, harvesters, EPA )

Nancy
- 119 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
The men, women and children who harvest our nation's food are about to get new protections against pesticides. By taking action now, you can help ensure that these protections are strong enough to do the job.
Free to Eat Whatever You Want
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, Health Policy, Food Safety, European Union, EU, artificial dyes, hormones, arsenic, pesticides, US )

Brian
- 134 days ago - truth-out.org
"Europeans don't find many -- if any -- artificial dyes in their food. They can also rest assured that their cows aren't shot up with artificial growth hormones. The EU also banned the use of an arsenic-laden drug in chickens long before the US..."
Red Alert for Bees: Support the EU Pesticide Ban
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, killing, bees, food, pesticides )

Shaheen
- 136 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Bees tirelessly fly from one blossom to another, playing their vital role in our ecosystem and the food supply - they not only produce honey, but also pollinate countless flowers that then mature into fruits, vegetables, seeds and nuts.
Environmental Working Group Releases 2014 'Dirty Dozen' List
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, diet, health, EWG, pesticides, produce, dirty dozen, warning, research, safety, protection, news, illness )

Carrie
- 178 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released its annual Shopper's Guide today, including the latest iteration of its "Dirty Dozen" list - a ranking of produce most likely to be contaminated with pesticides.
Tell EPA It's Time to Protect Kids From Drift ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, health, children, protection, pesticides )

Cher
- 183 days ago - action.panna.org
Right now, EPA is accepting comments on their latest proposal for dealing with drifting pesticides. What they're proposing doesn't do nearly enough to protect children's health.
An Earth Day Suggestion to Protect Our Planet, Farmworkers and Families
Health & Wellness  (tags: Earth Day Suggestion, food, health, pesticides, agriculture, environment, humans, protection, safety, news )

Carrie
- 185 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Each Earth Day, we are inundated by advertising and other pronouncements with ways to help protect our planet. But one step - curbing the use of toxic and harmful pesticides in agriculture - would help protect the environment, farmworkers and our families
Protect California's Kids From Dangerous Pesticides ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, pesticides, protection, children, health )

Cher
- 215 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.
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
- 243 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
- 246 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
- 350 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
- 355 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.
 

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