Author: Tammy Rae

FRANCE TAKES PROACTIVE STANCE ON PLASTIC

France is to ban disposable plastic cups and plates in an attempt to curb the obscene amounts of plastic waste that’s accumulating in the oceans.The new French law will require all disposable tableware to be made from 50% biologically-sourced materials that can be composted at home by January of 2020. That number will rise to […]

WATER GRAB

Giant Nestle is playing hardball with common heritage resources again. Last week the multinational outbid a small, but growing community in Ontario for a well near Elora. The community needed a safe source of clean drinking water; the corporation needed a “supplemental well for future business growth”. Nestle already extracts up to 3.6 million litres […]

FARMERS LOSING THE SUPERWEED BATTLE

A 2016 University of Illinois Plant Clinic herbicide resistance report shows that glyphosate herbicide resistance and PPO Inhibitor herbicide resistance have both reached epic proportions across the Midwest of the United States. Herbicide-resistant weeds are symptomatic of a bigger problem: an outdated system of farming that relies on planting huge acreages of the same crop […]

CALIFORNIA COURT SUPPORTS NEW LABELLING REQUIREMENTS FOR ROUNDUP

California is fighting in the courts to be the first state to require Monsanto to label its popular weed-killer Roundup as a possible cancer hazard. Monsanto said California officials illegally based their decision for carrying the warnings on an international health organization based in France. The corporation’s attorney Trenton Norris argued in court that the […]

QUESTIONS RAISED ABOUT EPA-MONSANTO COLLUSION

Recent evidence reveals Monsanto’s hand may indeed have been in the EPA’s regulatory cookie jar. The revelations are contained in a court filing brought by more than 50 people suing Monsanto claiming the company’s glyphosate based herbicide branded Roundup gave them or their loved ones non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) after exposure to the herbicide. The filing […]

CALIFORNIA REGULATORS PUT GLYPHOSATE ON CANCEROUS CHEMICALS LIST

California regulators stated that glyphosate will appear on the state’s list of cancerous chemicals beginning July 7, 2017. That means new labels may be appearing as soon as next year in California that include a cancer warning on Roundup and other glyphosate-containing weed killers. The final say on whether Roundup will get a cancer warning […]

Basketball Stars Face Off in Ultimate Playoff Beard Battle

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WordPress News Magazine Charts The Most Fashionable New York Women In 2017

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