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EPA Forced to Review Pesticide Testing on Humans
It sounds like a horror movie, but unfortunately it is all true. Industry thinks it is okay to test pesticides and their toxicity on actual human subjects. Literally, humans were being used as lab rats for the industry to spray these poisons directly on their skin, walking into vapor chambers filled with the pesticides and more. However, the EPA is now taking action to eliminate this terrible practice.
Save the Organic Certification Cost-Share Program
Take Action! Save the Organic Certification Cost-Share Program. This important program assists small and mid-size farmers with defraying some of the costs of the organic certification process. H.R. 5326 is a threat to this program.
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Environmental Contaminants Have a Strong Link to Cancer
The President's Cancer Panel Report highlights that environmental contaminants have a stronger link to cancer risk than previously understood.
Exposure to Pesticides Shows a Link to ADHD
A study published in May in the journal Pediatrics points to a link between exposure to Organophosphate Pesticides and increased risk for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in children.