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More Than 99% of Foods Tested Under Pesticide Threshold
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December 21, 2018
The USDA declared the U.S. food supply as "among the safest in the world" after testing over 10,000 samples.
New Rule Would Exempt Factory Farms From Reporting Toxic Fumes
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November 5, 2018
A new proposed rule signed by an EPA administrator last week would allow factory farms to produce toxic fumes without…
New Research Shows BPA Connected to Breast Cancer, FDA Skeptical
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April 27, 2018
Research has connected BPA to increased instances of breast cancer, but despite overwhelming evidence, the FDA refuses to recognize this…
California's Glyphosate Cancer Warning in Jeopardy After EPA Says It's Not a Carcinogen
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December 21, 2017
California's Prop 65 cancer warning for the herbicide glyphosate is at risk after the EPA concluded the chemical isn't a…
EPA Colluded with Monsanto to Slow Safety Review of the Herbicide Glyphosate
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August 21, 2017
FOIA requests reveal the EPA and Monsanto colluding to halt a CDC report on the dangers of the company's glyphosate…
Lawsuits Allege EPA's New Safety Regulations Cater to Chemical Industry Profits
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August 15, 2017
The roll out of new EPA safety testing regulations for chemicals has led to lawsuits on behalf of vulnerable communities…
nanosilver
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June 5, 2017
A decision from a district court has forced EPA to revoke its approval of a nanosilver pesticide present in textiles…
pesticides
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April 24, 2017
Lawyers representing Dow Chemical have sent letters to the EPA demanding that peer-reviewed science linking pesticides to health problems be…
Chlorpyrifos
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March 31, 2017
The EPA has decided not to ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos, despite scientific evidence that it causes nerve damage.
It's Time to Shift the Burden of Proof for Dangerous Chemicals to Manufacturers
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February 21, 2017
The burden of proving the safety of potentially dangerous chemicals in food and other everyday items falls not to manufacturers…