In the 11 years Abbey and Barry Houser have lived in the Pinetree subdivision in Seymour, they’ve added to one of the features residents love most about their neighborhood. They’ve planted more trees. Now the trees on the Housers’ property and others in a subdivision full of old, towering trees are showing signs of distress, with leaves that have wilted, curled and cupped. Read more.
Get Informed on Issues Related to Chemicals
Glyphosate… This isn’t the first time we’re talking about Monsanto’s cancerous, disease-promoting weed killer and it won’t be the last. If you aren’t familiar with it, the chemical glyphosate is arguably the most concerning toxin in Monsanto’s popular herbicide, RoundUp. In fact, evidence against the toxic chemical is mounting – just look at the findings below. Read more.
Not only are we finding new sources of PFAS contamination and exposure, we’re learning more about the negative health effects of these ubiquitous so-called “forever chemicals.” The government and its agencies need to wake up and ban these chemicals outright – before it’s too late. Action Alert! Recently, ANH-USA released the results of our own testing that found 7 of 8 kale samples to be contaminated with one or more PFAS “forever chemicals.” Read more.
…yet the FDA, responsible for protecting our health and making sure our food is safe, continues to go to bat for Big Food. Action Alert! Would you be concerned if you and your children were consuming a possible carcinogen every day? One that Big Food and the FDA has said is a safe way of avoiding sugar? Read more.
Tick tubes are a great first line of defense against nature’s Lyme-carrying nasties. If you live in an area where there are lots of ticks and/or live very close to the woods, it may make sense to use tick tubes to reduce the tick population. The use of tick tubes can reduce the tick population by up to 90%, making it one of the most effective tick control methods available and the first line of defense in the formation of a tick repellent yard… Read more.
Mamavation in partnership with Environmental Health News (EHN) sponsored a study that shows 50 percent of 32 butter wrappers from 22 popular brands tested by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are loaded with fluorine, a PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) chemical known to damage human health. Read more.
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Lab-grown, or cultured, meat is being heralded as an ethical, climate-saving alternative to traditional meat. But what if it isn’t safe, and what if its carbon footprint exceeds that of grass-fed animals? Read on and find out what the science is now showing us. Read more.
“Any authorisation of GM food should always be accompanied by risk assessments and a comprehensive evaluation of traceability and labelling options. The plans presented by Timmermans this week blatantly contradict this. The bill is not only a deathblow to sustainable agriculture but also an affront to democracy.” – Anja Hazekamp MEP Read more.
California has unilaterally decided to define Regenerative Agriculture. It is a subnational government with no formal role in the Regenerative Agriculture movement. It has a state government with entrenched bureaucracies, such as The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), that regulate and condone some of the world’s worst excesses in industrial-scale Degenerative Agriculture on the planet. Read more.