The City of Miami Just Banned the Use of Glyphosate Containing Herbicides — Waking Times – March 4, 2019

The City of Miami Just Banned the Use of Glyphosate Containing Herbicides

Olivia Rosane, EcoWatch
Waking Times

There are growing concerns about both the safety and proliferation of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto‘s Roundup weedkiller.

Those concerns are part of the reason that the city of Miami passed a unanimous resolution last Thursday banning the spraying of glyphosate by city departments or contractors, environmental group Miami Waterkeeper reported.

“Banning the use of glyphosate is a great first step to take in improving water quality,” the group said, according to The Miami New Times. “It is also beneficial to public health, as citizens of the city of Miami won’t be exposed to harmful chemicals.”

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Toxic Weed Killer Glyphosate Found in 19 of 20 Beers and Wines Tested – Including Organic — Waking Times – February 26, 2019

Toxic Weed Killer Glyphosate Found in 19 of 20 Beers and Wines Tested – Including Organic

Olivia RosaneEcoWatch
Waking Times

Glyphosatethe active ingredient in Monsanto‘s Roundup weedkiller that some studies have linked to canceris also a secret ingredient in nearly 20 popular beers and wines.

That’s the finding of a new study from the education group U.S. PIRG, which found glyphosate in 19 of 20 wine and beer brands tested, including organic labels and brews…Read more

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