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White House: We Have A Beef With GMO Regulations
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, genetic engineering, GMOs, government, interesting, regulations )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - npr.org
The U.S. government's system for regulating the products of biotechnology, including GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, was born in 1986, and it has been controversial from the start. Now, it will be getting a makeover...
Combinations of 'Safe' Chemicals May Increase Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, chemicals, eco-friendly, environment, food, green, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - latimes.com
Lots of chemicals are considered safe in low doses. But what happens when you ingest a little bit of a lot of different chemicals over time? In some cases, these combinations may conspire to increase your risk of cancer, according to a new report.
5 Things to Know About 2,4-D, the "Possibly" Cancer-Causing Herbicide
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineerng, GMOs, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - civileats.com
Use of the third most popular pesticide in the U.S. is predicted to grow dramatically in the next few years.
Big Food and Chemical Corporations Spend Millions to Attack Organic
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - foe.org
In response to skyrocketing growth in organic and non-GMO food sales, food and agrochemical companies have spent hundreds of millions of dollars over the past several years on stealth communications campaigns designed to defend industrial agriculture...
Quiz: Are You a GMO Pro?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, GMOshumans, interesting )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - justlabelit.org
Are you up on all things GMO? Take our quiz to find out.
EPA Finally Agrees to Study Impacts of Common Pesticides on 1,500 Endangered Species
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, health, EPA, protection, Sustainabililty, pesticides, Roundup )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - summitcountyvoice.com
Under legal pressure, the EPA last week agreed to begin a far-reaching evaluation of how some of the most commonly used pesticides affect more than 1,500 endangered plants and animals.
Think It's Cool Facebook Can Auto-Tag You in Pics? So Does the Government
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, humans, internet, NewTechnology, tech, world )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - theguardian.com
Our own government, as well as police and intelligence agencies around the world, will likely mine facial recognition data or create their own databases
Tell the EPA and FDA: Immediately Suspend Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, glyphosate, health, humans, protection, Roundup, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Scientific evidence pointing to the dangers posed by Monsanto's widely used Roundup herbicide has been mounting for years, but a new report just out from the World Health Organization (WHO) may be the most damning yet.
Government Lifts Restrictions on Marijuana Research
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, disease, drugs, government, health, humans, news, research, society, study )

Kathy
- 8 days ago - news.therawfoodworld.com
Medical marijuana is now legal in 23 states. Surveys have shown that 85 to 95 percent of Americans are in favor of medical marijuana, and approximately 60 percent support legalizing marijuana. A 2014 survey found that 56 percent of physicians favor...
Sunshine Coast Council Follows France's Lead in Phasing Out Weedkiller
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, goodnews, greenliving, health, glyphosate, protection, Roundup, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 9 days ago - feedtheworld.info
Spraying weeds with synthetic chemicals could be a thing of the past in a few years if the Sunshine Coast Council has its way. It is phasing out the use of controversial pesticide glyphosate - the active ingredient in Round Up - and introducing natural...
 
 
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