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California Supreme Court Upholds Placement of Glyphosate on ... - YubaNet

Fri, 2018-08-17 17:20

California Supreme Court Upholds Placement of Glyphosate on ...
YubaNet
San Francisco, CA, Aug. 17, 2018 – The California Supreme Court refused to hear Monsanto's appeal to remove glyphosate, a major component of the ...

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Have a Little Carcinogenic Glyphosate With Your Morning Oatmeal - The Real News Network

Fri, 2018-08-17 08:51

The Real News Network

Have a Little Carcinogenic Glyphosate With Your Morning Oatmeal
The Real News Network
So as you know, in 2015, glyphosate was identified as a probable carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. Since then there has been some reports of glyphosate detected in grains like [inaudible]. And some of that came from the FDA ...

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Examining the toxic history of flame retardants - WBFO

Fri, 2018-08-17 07:01

Marketplace.org

Examining the toxic history of flame retardants
WBFO
The only problem is, scientists at the time say this is very likely a carcinogen, it's remarkably closely related chemically to PCBs, which we know are carcinogens. But the industry, just the way it did with lead, goes "Well, you know we're not sure ...
Examining the toxic history of flame retardants - MarketplaceMarketplace.org
Worse Than Lead?The Nation.

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Regulators propose to drastically reduce legal limit for cancer-causing chemicals in artificial sports pitches - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 2018-08-16 13:40

Telegraph.co.uk

Regulators propose to drastically reduce legal limit for cancer-causing chemicals in artificial sports pitches
Telegraph.co.uk
Those surfaces, which - unlike with traditional artificial turf - help replicate the playing characteristics of natural grass, contain trace levels of known carcinogens and there have been mounting fears in recent years that repeatedly swallowing those ...

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Maybe Coffee Won't Have To Have A Cancer Warning After All - Sprudge

Thu, 2018-08-16 11:55

Sprudge

Maybe Coffee Won't Have To Have A Cancer Warning After All
Sprudge
For shops, this means posting some sort of signage stating coffee to contain carcinogens, and for roasters it means putting a cancer warning on their retail bags. This is due to a court ruling back in March where a judge ultimately decided that the ...
California Moves to Cancel Coffee Cancer WarningsU.S. News & World Report
California may NOT put cancer warning labels on coffee: State regulator tells court to reverse the ruling because ...Daily Mail
Should Coffee Come With Cancer Warnings? California Says NoNew York Times
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California Supreme Court Denies Hearing for Monsanto Challenge to Prop 65 - Natural Resources Defense Council

Thu, 2018-08-16 11:15

California Supreme Court Denies Hearing for Monsanto Challenge to Prop 65
Natural Resources Defense Council
The chemical maker was seeking to force California to remove glyphosate, found in the company's Roundup products, from the Proposition 65 list of carcinogens. This decision leaves in place lower court decisions upholding a provision of the voter ...

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Study finds EU mutagens and carcinogens regulatory gaps - Chemical Watch

Thu, 2018-08-16 04:19

Study finds EU mutagens and carcinogens regulatory gaps
Chemical Watch
REACH information requirements do not generate enough data to conclude that a substance is a category 1B mutagen and/or carcinogen under the CLP Regulation, according to the scientists from the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment ...

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State Awards $1.1M to Help Protect Firefighters' Health - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 2018-08-15 22:11

State Awards $1.1M to Help Protect Firefighters' Health
U.S. News & World Report
More than 100 Ohio fire departments will share $1.1 million in grants intended to help protect firefighters from carcinogens and other health hazards encountered in their work. Aug. 16, 2018, at 12:11 a.m.. State Awards $1.1M to Help Protect ...
State awards $1.1M to help protect firefighters' health - Cincinnati News, Weather, Sports from FOX19 NOW-WXIXFOX19

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Grants awarded to help protect local firefighters - WFMJ

Wed, 2018-08-15 11:52

WFMJ

Grants awarded to help protect local firefighters
WFMJ
More than 100 Ohio fire departments, including several in the Valley, will share $1.1 million in grants from the Ohio Bureau of Worker's Compensation (BWC) under a program to protect firefighters from carcinogens and other harmful health hazards ...
BWC awards $1.1M in grants to protect Ohio firefightersWTOL.com

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A new report says traces of Monsanto pesticide found in many popular, oat-based breakfast foods - Mic

Wed, 2018-08-15 09:09

Mic

A new report says traces of Monsanto pesticide found in many popular, oat-based breakfast foods
Mic
Glyphosate, which has been identified as a “probable carcinogen” by the World Health Organization, is the main ingredient in Roundup, Monsanto's weed killer that's at the center of a recent lawsuit in which a California jury ordered Monsanto to pay ...
Weed-killing chemical found in popular breakfast foodsCTV News
Monsanto loses another court case over its widely used weed killerSan Francisco Chronicle
Breakfast With a Dose of Roundup?Environmental Working Group
WJXT News4JAX -Laboratory Equipment -CNN -iarc
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REACH unfit for regulating mutagens and carcinogens, Dutch experts say - Chemical Watch

Wed, 2018-08-15 08:36

REACH unfit for regulating mutagens and carcinogens, Dutch experts say
Chemical Watch
REACH information requirements do not generate enough data to conclude that a substance is a category 1B mutagen and/or carcinogen under the CLP Regulation, according to the scientists from the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment ...

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What's Next Now That Monsanto Was Found Liable In First Trial Over Weed Killer's Cancer Link - WBUR

Tue, 2018-08-14 11:03

WBUR

What's Next Now That Monsanto Was Found Liable In First Trial Over Weed Killer's Cancer Link
WBUR
Much of the plaintiff's case was based on a widely criticized 2015 statement by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, part of the World Health Organization, that glyphosate was a “probable human carcinogen.” A Group 1 classification of ...

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Texas firefighters with cancer often denied workers' comp - WZTV

Mon, 2018-08-13 17:30

WZTV

Texas firefighters with cancer often denied workers' comp
WZTV
Cities are ignoring a 2005 state law requiring the government to presume that firefighters' cancers are caused by exposure to carcinogens on the job, union officials told the Houston Chronicle. "The sky-high denial rate of cancer is the first problem ...
Texas Firefighters with Cancer Often Denied Workers' CompensationNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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Benzene release at Freeport-based Dow Chemical Plant not as ... - Chron.com

Mon, 2018-08-13 10:16

Chron.com

Benzene release at Freeport-based Dow Chemical Plant not as ...
Chron.com
After the Freeport-based Dow Chemical Plant estimated in June the release of a record-setting amount of cancer-causing benzene, company officials have since ...
Benzene release at Freeport-based Dow Chemical Plant not as disastrous as previously predictedLaredo Morning Times

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Study Shows Humans Are Carcinogenic - Care2.com

Sat, 2018-08-11 14:03

Care2.com

Study Shows Humans Are Carcinogenic
Care2.com
In a paper published in Nature, a team of scientists laid out a major meta-analysis of cancer in wild animals. Their conclusion? The human species is a carcinogen from the perspective of the natural world. Our very existence and lifestyle is a major ...

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Industry asks for time to review proposed cobalt metal classification - Chemical Watch

Thu, 2018-08-09 08:55

Industry asks for time to review proposed cobalt metal classification
Chemical Watch
Referred to in Echa's classification, labelling and packaging (CLP) guidance, 'T25' is a tool to determine the carcinogenic potency of substances by using comparison with a database of organic substances that are known oral carcinogens. By this ...

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Kits help to rid carcinogens from uniforms of state firefighters - Wink News

Wed, 2018-08-08 17:27

Wink News

Kits help to rid carcinogens from uniforms of state firefighters
Wink News
Battalion Chief Eric Hawkins always knew he wanted to be a firefighter. “Since I was in high school I wanted to be a firefighter,” Hawkins said. “I think it's the calling of serving others.” So 17 years ago, when the call came from the Cape Coral Fire ...

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EPA testing samples in Burlington's Old North End for carcinogens - WPTZ

Wed, 2018-08-08 11:28

WPTZ

EPA testing samples in Burlington's Old North End for carcinogens
WPTZ
The Environmental Protection Agency says it is investigating the presence of underground chemical vapors near a Burlington elementary school. The chemicals in question are carcinogens that historically have been used by dry cleaning operations in an ...
Hazardous chemicals: What you need to know about the Old North End EPA investigationBurlingtonFreePress.com
EPA investigating dry cleaning chemicals in BurlingtonWCAX

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