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Farmer Blames Monsanto Chemical for His Wife’s Cancer
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“It does what it’s supposed to do, but my god it’s doing something to us as farmers” Now that the World Health Organization has deemed Roundup chemicals like glyphosate “likely to cause cancer,” it should come as no surprise that people are experiencing the outcome suggested in such a statement. In one of many cases, one farmer is blaming the biotech industry for his wife’s cancer. Though a CropLife Australia representative who heavily lobbies for the pesticide industry is [...]
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Lumber Liquidators in trouble over this chemical found in flooring, but CDC wants to inject your children with it
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(NaturalNews) Lumber Liquidators has made headlines recently, but it's not because of some mega clearance sale or feel-good promotion. Rather, they were selling flooring that contained a toxic chemical known to jeopardize people's health -- formaldehyde.Worse, they were making... [...]
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How State Chemical Safety Policy Shapes The Consumer Market
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Shouldn’t chemical safety law overhaul prioritize an asbestos ban?
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WHO admits Monsanto's glyphosate 'probably' causes cancer; chemical found in 75% of air and rain samples
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(NaturalNews) The chemical industry's stronghold over many of the world's largest and most influential regulatory trendsetters appears to be waning after the World Health Organization (WHO), defying the propaganda endorsements of U.S. regulatory agencies, found that Monsanto's Roundup... [...]
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Environmental Defense Fund and Chemical Companies: Fool Me Twice?
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Ken Cook Testifies Against Industry's Chemical Bill
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California lawmakers crack down on chemical weapons fumigant widely used on strawberries
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(NaturalNews) The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) recently announced plans to limit the use of a widely used fumigant responsible for mass poisonings. Chloropicrin, an inherently dangerous pesticide, was formerly used as a weapon during World War I. Capable of... [...]
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San Diego Sues Monsanto for Polluting Bay with Cancer-Causing Chemical
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Chemical giant flooded San Diego's bay and tidelands with PCBs. [...]
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Leading Legal Scholars, Public Interest Lawyers Call Industry’s Chemical Bill ‘Deeply Problematic’ for Human Health
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EWG Welcomes Boxer-Markey Bill To Fix Badly Broken Chemical Safety Law
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Industry Chemical Bill Worse Than Current Law
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Industry Chemical Bill Fails Americans
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Eight Key Questions on Chemical Safety Reform
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Major Chemical Company ‘Poisoned Water Supply’ for 50 Years
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A federal lawsuit has been filed against the chemical company Dupont by residents of West Virginia after being poisoned with a chemical called C8. The plaintiffs seek damages from Dupont for contaminating their drinking water. DuPont has a habit of poisoning people – as many chemical companies do. The company has been sued hundreds of times for contamination both the environment and humankind. The chemical C8 is used to make the product Teflon, which can cause liver, prostate, and testicul [...]
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Chemical Industry Spending Surges to Support Sham Reform
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Chemical corporations buried report on endocrine disruptors to trade health for profit
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(NaturalNews) A scientific report linking endocrine-disrupting chemicals to a myriad of health effects was reportedly blocked from being published by European Union (EU) officials, according to new investigation by The Guardian.Endocrine disruptors are foreign substances found... [...]
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EU lowers safety limit for endocrine-disrupting chemical BPA
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(NaturalNews) For the first time in nearly 10 years, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has conducted a reassessment of the safety of bisphenol A (BPA), the plastics chemical that many a study has linked to endocrine disruption, behavioral disorders, heart disease and cancer... [...]
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Triclosan – Why we need to avoid this antibacterial chemical
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(NaturalNews) Triclosan is an antibacterial and antifungal chemical that first came to market decades ago (some sources say the 1960s, others 1970s) as an ingredient in surgical scrubs and antibacterial soaps used exclusively in hospitals and other health care facilities. In time... [...]
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BPA plastics chemical causing sperm count decline
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(NaturalNews) A recent study conducted by researchers from Washington State University substantiates earlier claims regarding the connection between endocrine mimickers, such as bisphenol A (BPA), and fertility complications in men and women, according to a report by the Press Association... [...]
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'Peak food' production now a reality as corporate chemical agriculture continues to fall apart
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(NaturalNews) The failures of agricultural monocropping are on full display following the release of a new report suggesting that humanity may have reached or even exceeded "peak food" production -- that is, a crest in the overall growth rate of foods produced in some 21 staple categories... [...]
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Dr. Tyrone Hayes explains how chemical companies use scientific fraud to sell GMOs and poison
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(NaturalNews) Dr. Tyrone Hayes, one of the most important scientists to expose the dangers of Syngenta's pesticide atrazine, was recently interviewed by the environmentalist blog TreeHugger. Dr. Hayes uncovered how the industry behind genetically modified organisms is also the industry... [...]
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McDonald's french fries found to contain Silly Putty ingredient and petroleum chemical
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(NaturalNews) Grant Imahara, host of the eye-opening show Mythbusters, was at it again. This time, he didn't set out to get involved with crash test dummies or explosives. Instead, he recently focused on a specific food -- which it can hardly be called -- at McDonald's: french fries... [...]
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New Study: Monsanto’s Herbicide Chemical Damages DNA
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A new peer-reviewed scientific study has found that soybean workers exposed to glyphosate suffer from DNA damage and elevated cell death. Adenine (A), cytosine (C), guanine (G), and thymine (T) are the components of nucleic acid that make up DNA, and biotech is making these important parts of our biology a mash-up that no sane person would ever want to experience. Soybean workers in Brazil exposed to fungicides herbicides and insecticides (the main three chemical classifications used extensivel [...]
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Petco finally pulls all China-made pet treats from its stores after thousands of dogs die from chemical poisoning
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(NaturalNews) After years of reports that certain China-made pet treats were sickening and killing dogs, Petco has finally decided to pull the items in question from all of their stores nationwide.The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has remained fairly quiet about the matter... [...]
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Organic food popularity exploding in China after wave of toxic chemical food scandals
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(NaturalNews) In a land surrounded by pollution and lax food safety regulations, the Chinese are turning to organics in hopes of living a healthier, cleaner life through better nutrition provided by higher quality foods.A multitude of food scandals has left the Chinese weary about... [...]
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High Fructose Corn Syrup Found To Contain Toxic Levels Of This Dangerous Chemical
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A study by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy has found that nearly a third of 55 popular brand-name food and beverage products with HFCS as either the first or second ingredient contained mercury, which is toxic to human beings. This comes on the heels of the revelation that the corn industry recently tried to rebrand, or as some might call it ‘rename’ high fructose corn syrup to just ‘fructose.’ It seems like they’ll do damn near anything to load us u [...]
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Flame retardant chemical accident 40 years ago is still damaging people's health today
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(NaturalNews) More than 40 years ago, a Michigan chemical company made a careless mistake that would affect people's lives for generations to come. The incident involved polybrominated biphenyl, or PBB, a man-made flame retardant designed to prevent plastics from burning.An excerpt... [...]
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