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Organophosphates

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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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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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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Toxic Dangers: The Plight Of A Protective Parent In A Chemical World

Lindsay Dahl, deputy director of Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, is focused on the same goal. Earlier this year, her nonprofit coalition helped lead more than 200 moms and kids as part of the National Stroller Brigade in Washington, D.C. Their mission: convince Congress to...
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Excess Cancers and Deaths with GM Feed: the Stats Stand Up

Séralini and his colleagues had previously found evidence for toxicity of GM feed in data from Monsanto’s own experiments, which they had obtained through a Freedom of Information demand [2]. Monsanto challenged their conclusions and, to no one’s great surprise...
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Other Exposures – Organophosphates: Disturbing Behavior: Neurotoxic Effects in Children

  An epidemic of neurobehavioral problems is sweeping through children today. According to In Harm's Way: Toxic Threats to Child Development, a May 2000 report published by the Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility, 12 million American children suffer from...
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