|Congressional Reps Want EPA Review of Glyphosate-2,4-D Mixture Enlist Duo|
Beyond Pesticides - 2/18/2016. Last week, 35 members of Congress, led by Representatives Earl Blumenauer (OR-3) and Peter DeFazio (OR-4), signed a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, challenging EPA’s review process for the glyphosate and 2,4-D herbicide mixture, known as Enlist Duo.
|Is Organic More Nutritious? New Study Adds To The Evidence|
National Public Radio - 2/18/2016. By Allison Aubrey, The Salt - The results of a huge new meta-analysis published this week in the British Journal of Nutrition adds to the evidence that organic production can boost key nutrients in foods.
|FDA to Start Testing for Glyphosate in Food|
Civil Eats - 2/17/2016. By Carey Gillam - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the nation’s chief food safety regulator, plans to start testing certain foods for residues of the world’s most widely used weed killer after the World Health Organization’s cancer experts last year declared the chemical a probable human carcinogen.