Sustainable Pulse: Glyphosate, GMOs and Pesticides – Weekly Global News Bulletin 16 May 2019

16 May 2019 — Sustainable Pulse

Brands Set to March on US EPA over Glyphosate Concerns – Interview with MegaFood
On May 23 a group of top brands and members of the public are set to march to the offices of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deliver a vital petition, which aims to end the pre-harvest spraying of glyphosate-based herbicides on crops, one of the main reasons for our contaminated food supply. Sustainable […]

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Newly released European Commission documents reveal a fight to cripple important European pesticide protections. The haul of over 600 documents was obtained after a two year legal battle won by the Pesticide Action Network Europe (PAN). Top officials in the EU tried to protect chemical and farming interests from incoming European rules that were expected to directly ban […]
The Detox Project, working in coordination with Mamavation, are set to test thousands of best-selling products over the next 2 years to uncover the truth about the levels of pesticides in our food and supplements, it was announced on Tuesday. The first category targeted in the ‘What is Really in Our Food and Supplements‘ project […]
After less than two full days of deliberations, a California jury ordered Monsanto to pay just over $2 billion in punitive and compensatory damages to a married couple who both developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma they say was caused by their many years of using glyphosate-based Roundup products. Source: usrtk.org After listening to 17 days of trial testimony, […]

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