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Updated Ag Health Study of Glyphosate and Cancer

A recent update of a very large study of diseases of pesticide applicators identified a possible association between glyphosate use and acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

Trump-Pruitt EPA Must Stop Promoting Dangerous Pesticide

In his New York Times column over the weekend, “Trump’s Legacy: Damaged Brains,” Nicholas Kristof shone a spotlight on the current administration’s shame

Medical Journals: Monsanto Glyphosate in Pee, Bad for Health

New research in the prestigious medical journal JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) reports on the startling evidence that glyphosate—the main ingredient in Monsanto’s weed-killer, Roundup—is not only getting into our bodies, but has been doing so at increasing levels for decades.

European Parliament Takes Aim at Monsanto and Glyphosate

Without much fanfare on this side of the Atlantic, the European Union is actively and effectively pushing back on one of the biggest bullies in the corporate sandbox, Monsanto.

Trump-Pruitt EPA Vets Industry Anti-Scientists for SAB

The Pruitt-Trump Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is sweeping out the old and inviting in the new, with a fresh slew of Science

Toxic Chemical Industry and House R's Attack on Science

The Republican-led House Science Committee—which routinely serves as a platform for the chemical manufacturers—hosted an Oversight Hearing this week as part of