Tuesday, June 28, 2011

More salmonella sprouts

This time from the Northwest. Idaho-based Evergreen Produce sprouts have been linked to 20 cases of salmonella poisoning in five states, including Washington. Evergreen is not planning a recall.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Roundup Causes Birth Defects

And industry regulators have known for years. At least 30 years, in fact.

The active chemical, glyphosate, has been known to cause birth defects and malformations in lab animals since 1980, and in repeated studies since then. Nevertheless, the European Commission and other global industry regulators hid the evidence and denied any connection.

See the report and related article.