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Monday, April 13, 2015

In the absence of adequate federal regulation of hazardous chemicals, the states have stepped up to protect public health and the environment.

 

Friday, April 10, 2015

Reuters reported today that recent tests by private labs have found residues of the weed killer glyphosate in samples of honey, soy sauce, infant formula and even breast milk.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Fact: Asbestos companies knew the dangers of asbestos for decades, but they put profits before people and continued to sell it.
 

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

A bipartisan resolution passed by the U.S. Senate designates the first week of April as National Asbestos Awareness Week.
 

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

A Washington Post editorial this week (March 30) came out in support of legislation introduced by Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) that would block states from requiring that genetically engineered foods (often called GMOs) be labeled and codify a voluntary labeling system that has never worked.

 

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

EWG released a new analysis today (March 31) debunking the myth that genetically engineered crops (often called GMOs) will be crucial to “feeding the world” as the population soars.
 

Monday, March 30, 2015

An editorial in the Washington Post this week (March 30) claimed that if genetically modified foods – GMOs – are required to be labeled, the world’s poorest will suffer.
 

Monday, March 30, 2015

The loss of a family member is devastating – even more so knowing that the death might have been preventable.
 

Monday, March 30, 2015

My four-year-old son Jack likes to play on the floor.
 

Friday, March 27, 2015

In a recent article in Politico, reporter David Rogers took issue with estimates of per-acre subsidy payments that growers could receive under the Agriculture Risk Coverage farm subsidy program created in the 2014 farm bill – estimates that EWG highlighted in a March 13 blog.
 

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Environmental Working Group joined a number of other environmental and consumer rights organizations today to ask the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to stop the rollout of Dow AgroSciences’ new weed killer Enlist DuoTM – a combination of glyphosate and 2,4-D.
 

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Americans overwhelmingly want the right to know whether the food they are purchasing has been made with genetically modified ingredients, a right that consumers in 64 other countries already have.
 

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

At a hearing of the House Agriculture Committee this week, opponents of mandatory labeling of GMO foods trotted out the now familiar argument that genetically engineered crops are the key to feeding Earth’s mushrooming population.

 

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The news from the world’s leading cancer experts that glyphosate is “probably carcinogenic to humans” provides the smoking gun that should make it simple for the Obama administration to require GMO labeling.
 

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Buried in a recently released U.S. Government Accountability Office report is staggering evidence that the federal government’s crop insurance program serves as another source of farm business income instead of what most people would consider an insurance program.

 

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