The New Yorker’s Michael Specter brushed off the World Health Organization’s findings that powerful weed killer glyphosate “probably” causes cancer. The issue is, his sources to refute the WHO’s findings are not exactly unbiased.
EWG released a report this week detailing the endocrine disrupting risks associated with food products containing the preservative, propyl paraben. Some of these side effects consist of infertility in both men and women.
Biotech companies often claim that the only way to feed the world is through GMO crops. In a report released today, EWG refutes that claim and lays out a blueprint on how to feed the world without them.
Last week, the World Health Organization found that glyphosate, an ingredient commonly found in herbicides used in GMO crops, is “probably carcinogenic to humans.” Now is the time for the EPA to act on the findings.
Yesterday, Congressman Mike Pompeo reintroduced the DARK Act, which would dismantle state and federal ability to allow labeling of GMO foods. If passed, this legislation would fail consumers in various ways.