Prominent Democrats are urging the White House and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ease off on regulating some toxic chemicals known to harm both public health and the environment.
Category: Pesticides Herbicides
The Parkinson’s Disease-Weed Killer Link: ‘The Paraquat Papers’ and Big Chemical’s Secret Fears
Secret documents reveal that Big Chemical company Syngenta was concerned about the scientific studies showing a link with their weedkiller Paraquat and Parkinson’s Disease.
Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Discovered in Infants (Again)
A new scientific study has revealed several endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) present in infants.
RoundUp Weedkiller Triggers Convulsions in Animals, say scientists
The results of a new scientific study on the effects of gyphosate on the nervous system reveal a link between the use of Round-Up weedkiller (which contains glyphosate as the primary active ingredient) and convulsions in animals. This finding creates implications for Parkinson’s Disease in humans.
FDA Declares GMOs Safe in New Public Education Campaign
The federal government is still working hard to convince the public that their food is safe.
Carrots, Carcinogens and Social Media Myths
If you peruse our blog of scientific studies you will see there are plenty of things to be concerned about where U.S. food is concerned. Carrots soaked in carcinogenic herbicide is not one of them.
Firefighters and Toxic Chemicals Study
A recent study sought to uncover which toxic chemicals firefighters are exposed to that may explain their increased risk for cancer.
Dangerous Chemicals Found in Reusable Plastic Drinking Bottles: Study
Scientists detected more than 400 different chemicals from plastic reusable drinking bottles and over 3,500 substances derived from dishwasher soap after putting these bottles through the dishwasher. Several of these substances are potentially quite harmful to human health, including endocrine-disrupting chemicals and insecticides like DEET.
PCBs, Agent Orange, GMO seeds and Roundup Weedkiller: Monsanto’s Legacy Lives On
Food, Faith & Hope…that is the spin Monsanto gave to stockholders and the general public when plotting to change their image from the creators of life-destroying Agent Orange and PCBs to the humanitarian developers and pushers of Glyphosate weedkiller and GMO seeds. All of Monsanto’s legacy chemical products are now known to be toxic. And in one form or another, are still contaminating our lives. Their history is as convoluted as it has been profitable…
Pesticide Linked to Kidney Disease: Study
A commonly available pesticide has been associated with an increased risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD).