Chemicals Banned in Kids’ Toys Found in Mac and Cheese

Phthalates, a class of endocrine-disrupting chemicals prohibited in toys, have been discovered in mac and cheese samples at concerning levels.


Complaints About Crop Damage Spur Temporary Ban on Dicamba in 2 States

Arkansas and Missouri have placed a temporary ban on the sale and use of dicamba, an herbicide linked to massive crop damage in both states.


Is Glyphosate Making These Australian Toads more Deadly?

Glyphosate appears to be making Australian cane toads – an invasive toxic species – even deadlier, posing a threat to the native ecosystem.


Migrant Workers File Class-Action Against Monsanto over Labor Standards

A class-action lawsuit alleges that the agrochemical company Monsanto does not fair migrant workers minimum wage, and misrepresents the way it pays workers.


1/5 of U.K. Male River Fish Turning Feminine Due to Drugs in Water

Researchers in Britain have found that 1/5 of male freshwater fish in the U.K. have become intersex due to oral contraceptives and other drugs in the water.


Plastic Bottles Could Lead to a Real Environmental Crisis, Scientists Warn

Scientists are concerned that the continued misuse of plastic bottles could soon lead to a real environmental crisis.


2 Studies Link Neonic Pesticides to Bee Deaths … Sort Of

Two studies conducted in open fields link neonicotinoid pesticides to honeybee colony collapse disorder, poor bee health, and shortened lifespans of bees.


Hair Dyes and Relaxers may Increase Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Researchers have found that dark hair dyes and relaxers increase the risk of breast cancer in different ways among black and white women.


WIN! California to List Glyphosate as a Carcinogen

Effective July 7, 2017, glyphosate will be listed as a carcinogenic chemical and will require warning labels under California’s Proposition 65.


Arkansas Temporarily Bans the Sale and Use of Dicamba Herbicide

The Arkansas Plant Board voted to ban spraying of the herbicide dicamba on any crops except for pasture land for 120 days.


Environmental Working Group Releases its 2017 Guide to Sunscreens

The Environmental Working Group has released its 11th annual Guide to Sunscreens, including information on hazardous chemicals and SPF concerns.


United Nations Expert Admits We DON’T Need Pesticides to Survive

According to a new report, it is a myth that we need to spray pesticides on food to survive, and manufacturers have been lying to the people.


EPA Delays Rule That Would Help Prevent Pesticide Poisoning

The EPA is delaying a proposed rule that would ensure the restricted-use pesticides, atrazine and chlorpyrifos, are applied safely by adult farmworkers.


Lawsuit Accuses Monsanto of Hiring Online Trolls to Attack Critics

Cancer sufferers and their relatives claim in a lawsuit that Monsanto has an “army” of online trolls who are paid to attack people who criticize the company.


Pesticides Known to Kill Bees Found in U.S. Drinking Water

A team of chemists and engineers at the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Iowa have found neonicotinoids (bee-killing pesticides) in U.S. tap water.


Concerning Study Shows Glyphosate Herbicide Harms Unborn Children

In a new study, levels of the herbicide glyphosate were found in 91% of pregnant women tested. Levels correlated with unfavorable birth outcomes.


Sad News: USDA Dumps Plans to Test Foods for Glyphosate Herbicide

The USDA has quietly scrapped plans to start testing food for glyphosate, the primary component of the Monsanto-made herbicide RoundUp.