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OTHER TOXIC SUBSTANCES

Monsanto Exposed for Trying to Hide ‘Ugly History’ by Ditching Its Name

Monsanto
Agrochemical giant Monsanto—known for its power over food systems world-wide—recently suggested a name-change as part of a proposed corporate merger, in what critics say is a bald attempt to bury the poor human rights and environmental reputation associated with the...
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Pesticides Databases

The Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Pesticide Database is your one-stop location for toxicity and regulatory information for pesticides. PAN Pesticide Database Alphabetized Chemical List
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Maine politicians seek answers for veterans who cleaned up after nuclear testing

By the DOD the War Machine
The men deployed there — including some from Maine — were tasked with cleaning up the atoll, which had been the site of more than 40 nuclear tests, before it could be returned to the people of the Marshall Islands. Many of them are now connecting the cancers and other illnesses...
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Evidence points to link between phthalates, male sexual development

Meet the Phthalates
The study showed that two molecules — mono-n-butyl and monobenzyl phthalate — which are produced when phthalates are ingested, were significantly associated with lower levels of hCG hormone in women carrying male babies. Evidence continues to mount that phthalates, a family of...
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Eating Organic Food Exposes You to Fewer Pesticides

Pesticides are Dangerous to Your Health
Organic Diet Results in Lower Pesticide Load Claimed to be the largest of its kind, a new study1 published in the Environmental Health Perspectives looked at the diets of nearly 4,500 people living in six US cities, assessing exposure levels to organophosphates (OPs), which are...
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The Real Reason Wheat is Toxic (it’s not the gluten)

  Standard, recommended wheat harvest protocol in the United States is to drench the wheat fields with Roundup several days before the combine harvesters work through the fields as withered, dead wheat plants are less taxing on the farm equipment and easier to harvest than...
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Scientists Warn of Sperm Count Declines Linked to Pesticide Exposure

What they found was striking: almost all the studies reported a decrease in sperm concentration; decreased motility was also reported though less frequently; while morphological changes were not strongly associated in studies—only two indicated any changes to sperm shape. These...
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Other Toxic Exposures: Over 315 of 450 Tested Plastic Containers Leach Hormone-Like Compounds

Despite that the industry would like you to think “BPA-Free” labels make foods safe from hormone disrupters, researchers say that this simply isn’t the case. They tested more than 450 different plastic containers from stores like Walmart and Whole Foods. More than 70% of them...
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New GMO ‘Agent Orange Soy’ Silently Backed by USDA

2,4-D Herbicide and Super GMO Crops And perhaps even more startling than the drastic increase in herbicide usage is the fact that Dow AgroSciences’ new genetically modified soy is actually specifically designed to resist an especially toxic herbicide known as 2,4-D, a toxic...
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EPA Moves to Cancel d-CON Rodent Killing Products

While Beyond Pesticides commends EPA for following through with its NOIC in order to protect residential consumers and children, unfortunately, there are several shortcomings to its decision. Human and wildlife exposures to these toxic chemicals, though slightly minimized, will...
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