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A new study (1) has found that exposure to glyphosate-based herbicides (GBHs), including Roundup, caused reproductive and developmental effects in both male and female rats, at a dose level currently considered safe in the U.S. (1.75 mg/kg bw/day). Exposure to GBHs was associated with androgen-like effects, including a statistically significant increase of anogenital distance (AGD) in males and females, delay of first estrous and increased

Keeping Up With Jeffrey

2019 is off to a busy start for intrepid leader and founder, Jeffrey Smith! He’s been interviewed for 2 summits, 3 documentaries, 3 radio shows, spoken live at 3 speaking engagements and gone live on FB 14 times- all in under 3 months, WOW! Jan 10th: 45-minute interview on the Robert Scott Bell show. Jan. 15th: OM Times Radio 1 hour interview. Feb. 1st: Jeffrey
Originally published in Earth Justice Victory: Farmworker and environmental health advocates praise Senate for preserving pesticide rules. President Trump signed into law S.483, the Pesticide Registration Improvement Extension Act of 2018, also known as PRIA. This newest version of PRIA passed unanimously in the House and the Senate. It provides the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with more resources to evaluate pesticide registrations and ensures the preservation
Originally published in the Sacrramento Bee Like millions of farmworkers who have labored in America’s fields and orchards, I know what it’s like to grow the food we eat using toxic pesticides. At 12, I worked as a “flag man,” waving in crop-dusting planes that would swoop down close to the plants — and us workers — to blast out a foggy spray of toxins
Originally published on KCRA Americans are one step closer to seeing genetically modified salmon at their grocery stores. The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that it is lifting an import alert that stopped genetically engineered salmon from entering the U.S. The salmon, called “Frankenfish” by some, won FDA approval in 2015 — the first approval of a genetically engineered animal intended for food. The FDA, after