| Prosecco DOC ban Glyphosate | #StopGlyphosate Petition |

Grape growers for Prosecco DOC are set to be banned from using three chemical sprays, including one that was only this week judged safe by the European Union's watchdog, the president of the appellation has said. Stefano Zanette, president of the Prosecco DOC council, said that he wanted to voluntarily ‘eliminate’ the use of one … Continue reading | Prosecco DOC ban Glyphosate | #StopGlyphosate Petition |

Researchers find pesticide spills, accidents may alter farmworkers’ DNA

By Brian Bienkowski Originally posted February 16th 2017 Republished by kind permission of Environmental Health News Follow @brianbienkowski   Farmworkers who have a high pesticide exposure event—such as a spill—are more likely to experience molecular changes on DNA that may lead to certain cancers, according to a large U.S. study of pesticide applicators in Iowa and … Continue reading Researchers find pesticide spills, accidents may alter farmworkers’ DNA