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— William Wilberforce

Glyphosate and Other Harmful Contaminants Found in School Lunches

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Moms Across America (MAA), an organization dedicated to creating healthy communities and families, has discovered that 95.3 percent of school lunch items contain glyphosate, which is classified as a carcinogen and an endocrine disrupter. That surprising finding came from toxicity testing on samples of food from the national school lunch program.1 Eighteen Moms Across America […]

Water Fluoridation Challenged in U.S. Federal Court Case

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A long-standing and polarizing debate over community water fluoridation was brought to the U.S. District Court last year when several organizations including Food & Water Watch, Inc. filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to remove fluoride from tap water under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).1 The court case, which began in […]

Bayer Pressures Mexico to Lift Ban on Glyphosate

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In June 2020, agricultural and pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG was ordered to pay more than $10 billion in punitive and compensatory damages to U.S. plaintiffs over claims that the company’s glyphosate-containing herbicide known as Roundup caused cancer, specifically non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.1 The World Health Organization (WHO) classified glyphosate as a “probable carcinogen” in 20152 and many individuals, […]

Pfizer Fined Again for Violating Drug Laws

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Colombia’s national regulatory agency, the Superintendency of Industry and Commerce (SIC), has fined pharmaceutical company Pfizer $25,000 for allegedly inflating the price of several prescription drugs it sold in that country.1 2 On July 31, 2019, the agency stated: The decision was taken after verifying information related to PFIZER SAS’ commercial operations between July and December […]

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