Stop Poisoning Ourselves Archives

  • Nov 12, 2020 15

    GE Salmon Ruled Unlawful

    This is a major victory for American consumers. Action Alert! The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has ruled that the FDA violated environmental laws in approving genetically engineered (GE) salmon. This is a major victory, especially considering that, given the sham GE f...

  • Oct 29, 2020 5

    Commonly Used Chemicals Linked to Diabetes, Obesity, Liver Disease

    New research demonstrates the dramatic impact of chemical exposures on our genes that control cellular metabolism. Action Alert! Researchers have found that chemical exposures influence our genes that control aging, immune function, metabolism, and more in stunning new findings. This research adds ...

  • Oct 22, 2020 15

    Carcinogenic Glyphosate Banned in Mexico, But Still ‘Safe’ in US

    When will the US EPA ban this poison? Action Alert! Mexico recently joined a host of other countries in phasing out the use of glyphosate, the active ingredient in the world’s most popular herbicide, Roundup. The US Environmental Protection Agency, however, has remained committed to protecti...

  • Oct 1, 2020 22

    The COVID Danger You Haven’t Heard About

    Chemicals found in the disinfectants that are being used extensively during COVID could be undermining our health. Action Alert! Some researchers are raising the alarm about quaternary ammonium compounds, or quats, that are commonly found in the disinfectants, hand sanitizers, and sanitizing wipes...

  • Oct 1, 2020 5

    Danger Lurking in Drugs

    More reason to approach prescription drugs with caution. Action Alert! A recent study found that the “inactive” ingredients used in many prescription drugs aren’t so inactive, and in fact impact many of the body’s molecular processes. The authors identified 38 inactive ingredients that inte...

  • Sep 10, 2020 4

    90% Of Us Have COVID Pre-Condition

    BPA exposure is making us more susceptible to COVID-19. Action Alert! A new study, published in JAMA Network Open, found that those with the highest level of BPA had a 51 percent higher risk of death from all causes. This is just the latest in a long list of health conditions that are linked with t...

  • Jul 16, 2020 15

    Bayer/Monsanto Using Courts to Limit Transparency

    We all know glyphosate causes cancer: how is Bayer/Monsanto avoiding saying so on their label? Action Alert! Bayer/Monsanto has agreed to pay $10 billion to resolve thousands of lawsuits alleging that glyphosate, the active ingredient in the popular herbicide Roundup, causes cancer. At the same t...

  • Jun 25, 2020 24

    Think You Are Safe From 5G? Think Again!

    The feds want to extend 5G expansion into small, rural communities. Action Alert! The federal government is working on multiple fronts to make it easier for 5G towers to be installed in rural communities. We must push back against these and other efforts to expand 5G deployment. First, there i...

  • Apr 30, 2020 70

    EPA Approves Known Carcinogen

    Hint: it’s not glyphosate, but another cancer-causing herbicide. Action Alert! After sidestepping the normal public comment process, the EPA has approved a pesticide called isoxaflutole, which the agency has determined likely causes cancer, to be sprayed in 25 states. Nor is it the first time t...

  • Apr 23, 2020 120

    EPA Makes Pandemic Worse

    By kowtowing to industry, agency actions increase the risk of death from the COVID-19 virus. Action Alert! A recent Harvard study found that a small increase in soot air pollution is associated with a 15% increase in the COVID-19 death rate. Meanwhile, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ...