PESTICIDES Archives

  • Sep 6, 2018 0

    Why Won’t the EPA Protect the Public from This Cancer-Causing Product?

    Lawsuits alleging glyphosate caused cancer are allowed to move forward. Action Alert! A California jury recently found Monsanto liable for a groundskeeper’s cancer, ordering the company to pay out $289 million. It was the first lawsuit that went to trial alleging that Roundup and other glyphosa...

  • Sep 6, 2018 3

    They’re Causing Asthma: Does the EPA Care?

    Large factory farms are spewing toxic gases into the air that are causing human health problems, but the EPA refuses to act. Imagine stepping onto your front porch to enjoy your morning coffee, but instead of fresh air and sunshine you’re met with an overpowering stench of the manure and filth ...

  • May 16, 2018 5

    Pesticides for Dinner? 

    Lawmakers in the House of Representatives think they’re safe enough to eat and drink. Don’t let them sell us out to Big Ag. Action Alert!  Every four years, Congress passes a new Farm Bill, a huge piece of legislation that establishes policies for US agriculture, nutrition assistance program...

  • Apr 26, 2018 6

    Glyphosate: What’s Your Level of Exposure? 

    ANH-USA staff underwent testing for glyphosate exposure, and the results were shocking! Action Alert! Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, is a toxic chemical that is becoming virtually ubiquitous in the modern world. Exposure to this chemical is associated with a ...

  • Oct 25, 2017 5

    Fake Organics: Will Congress Step In?

    A new bill has important provisions that will help stop fake organics from flooding US markets. Action Alert! A  bill has been introduced by Rep. John Faso (R-NY) to address some of the program’s shortcomings in ensuring the integrity of imported organics. This follows an Office of the Inspect...

  • Oct 3, 2017 0

    New Organic Label on the Way

    There is a new show in town separate from the government’s big food influenced and increasingly corrupt organic program. From EcoWatch: On Wednesday, the Rodale Institute unveiled draft standards for a new Regenerative Organic Certification, developed by Rodale and a coalition of farmers,...

  • Sep 20, 2017 0

    New Worry for Your Tap Water

    From The Guardian: Microplastic contamination has been found in tap water in countries around the world, leading to calls from scientists for urgent research on the implications for health. Scores of tap water samples from more than a dozen nations were analysed by scientists for an investigati...

  • Sep 20, 2017 0

    USDA: Fake Organics: Does The Agency Care?

    We must pressure the federal government to police unscrupulous global players. Action Alert! We’ve been telling you about the influx of fake organic grain imported from overseas. It’s especially infuriating that the USDA seems to recognize this problem but is doing very little about it. A 20...

  • Aug 15, 2017 3

    EPA Generates its Own Pollution

    Courts reprimand agency for giving big companies a pass on animal waste. Following a recent court case, concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) – more commonly known as factory farms or animal feeding lots – will have to report their air pollution emissions. Earlier this year, the D...