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(VIDEO) Monsanto lobbyist claims Roundup is safe to drink

(VIDEO) Monsanto lobbyist claims Roundup is safe to drink

Former Greenpeace campaigner Patrick Moore has, in recent years, constantly criticized the environmental movement. He’s even purported that there’s no scientific proof that human beings are contributing to climate change by burning fossil fuels. Recently he claimed that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup, wasn’t linked to cancer cases in Argentina. It has also become a hot issue in Europe. “You ...

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E-cigarettes can still cause lung disease

E-cigarettes can still cause lung disease

E-cigarettes may be a healthier option than real cigarettes, but they still contain toxic chemicals that could harm the lungs and immune system, a new study has found. The vapour from the e-cigarettes leaves traces of ‘free radical’ toxins that are found in cigarette smoke, and it makes the smoker more susceptible to respiratory infections. Although e-cigarettes don’t contain tobacco, they ...

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European Union agrees dental amalgam ban

European Union agrees dental amalgam ban

European civil society has endorsed this week’s provisional agreement by the three EU institutions (European Parliament, European Commission and the Council of the European Union) to ban dental amalgam fillings for children under 15 and for pregnant and breastfeeding women as of 1 July 2018. The text, which must now be approved by both Parliament and Council, also requires each ...

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