Stop Agency Abuse of Power

Stop Agency Abuse of Power

For too long, federal agencies like the FDA have shirked democratic responsibilities and ignored the law, allowing them to inject themselves into our lives without any accountability—it’s time for it to stop. Action Alert! We are increasingly subject to rules and decrees that are undemocratically (and perhaps illegally) issued from federal agencies like the Food […]

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PFAS is Poison: DuPont Knew All Along

PFAS is Poison: DuPont Knew All Along

There’s only one practical solution to protect public health: ban PFAS. Action Alert! When DuPont agreed in 2017 to pay a $670 million settlement for releasing forever chemicals into water and soil near its plant along the West Virginia-Ohio border, the company knew for decades it was endangering public health and safety. Yet when its […]

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Most Deadly Killer Since the Atom Bomb

Most Deadly Killer Since the Atom Bomb

Internal documents have exposed Syngenta’s decades-long strategy to protect sales of paraquat as evidence grew linking the widely-used herbicide to Parkinson’s disease. Help us push lawmakers to join 58 other countries and finally end its use in the United States. Action Alert! Syngenta and its former American sales partner Chevron USA are being sued by […]

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Countries all over the world are banning atrazine. The US just keeps spraying.

Countries all over the world are banning atrazine. The US just keeps spraying.

From Environmental Health News By Nathan Donley Independent scientists have long understood the unacceptable health risks of the pesticide atrazine. A trove of well-documented research has linked the endocrine-disrupting weedkiller to birth defects, low sperm counts, and fertility problems. So, it’s not surprising that the herbicide notorious for sticking around on landscapes and waterways long […]

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Sewage Contaminating Your Food

Sewage Contaminating Your Food

Your food and drinking water could be contaminated with PFAS “forever chemicals”, at levels that are hundreds of times higher than what is considered safe, but the EPA is too busy looking out for industry to care. Action Alert! PFAS contamination threatens the integrity of our food supply and is upending the lives of farmers. […]

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Court Says EPA Shirked Duties on Glyphosate

Court Says EPA Shirked Duties on Glyphosate

From Moms Across America A historic win today! From the Center for Food Safety: Today, in a historic victory for farm workers and the environment, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit sided with the Center for Food Safety (CFS) and its represented farmworker and conservation clients by overturning the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision […]

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Prescription Drugs Laced with PFAS

Prescription Drugs Laced with PFAS

A study found that common drugs contain PFAS “forever chemicals”, and the EPA is working hard…to protect these drug makers. Action Alert! More than 131 million Americans—66 percent of adults—take a prescription drug. Most of these drugs come with substantial side effects, but you probably didn’t know that many of them also contain PFAS “forever” […]

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Will The EPA Take Action to Prevent the Human Race from Becoming an Endangered Species?

Will The EPA Take Action to Prevent the Human Race from Becoming an Endangered Species?

From Moms Across America. On March 3, 2022, Moms Across America and a team of highly reputable scientists and experts met with the Pesticide Review Board of the US Environmental Protection Agency regarding the EPA’s review of glyphosate. The presenters intended to provide new evidence to support the revocation of glyphosate’s license.  The Moms Across […]

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EPA Overlooks Glyphosate and Roundup Ingredients’ Cancer, DNA Damage, and Multigenerational Effects

EPA Overlooks Glyphosate and Roundup Ingredients’ Cancer, DNA Damage, and Multigenerational Effects

From Beyond Pesticides Glyphosate and glyphosate-based herbicides (GBH) like Roundup® induce DNA damage and alter biological mechanisms (gene regulatory microRNAs [miRNAs or miRs]) associated with cancer development. According to the study published in Toxicological Sciences, DNA damage mainly occurs through oxidative stress from GBH exposure. Moreover, DNA damage and other biological mechanisms that cause carcinogenicity (cancer) […]

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