A federal jury in San Francisco today found that Monsanto’s best-selling weed killer, Roundup, was a in plaintiff Edward Hardeman’s non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
The EPA is proposing rollbacks to the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, even though most industrial plants have the necessary technology under the regulation--meaning that even industry wants to keep the rule. This shift would also . Advocates from Travel Buddy and Environment America testified in opposition to the proposal.
The city of Miami passed a resolution banning the use of glyphosate herbicide on city property. Beginning immediately, the city will no longer allow the use of glyphosate, an herbicide brought to the market by Monsanto under the name Roundup. Glyphosate is a probable carcinogen and potential pollutant.
The presence of chemicals that likely cause cancer has prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to announce another recall of the blood pressure medication Valsartan. In response, Travel Buddy Consumer Watchdog Adam Garber released the following statement.
The mall chain store Claire’s is removing from shelves three talc-based products — eye shadows, compact powder and contour powder — that the earlier this week contain asbestos.
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