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Herbicide Ingredients Kill More Than Weeds

Used in yards, farms and parks throughout the world, Roundup has long been a top-selling weed killer. But now researchers have found that one of Roundup’s inert ingredients can kill human cells, particularly embryonic, placental and umbilical cord cells. originally published: The new findings intensify a debate about so-called “inerts” — the solvents, preservatives,…

Ag-Gag: Campaigning For Transparency and Free Speech

The ASPCA recently launched a campaign to curtail the expansion of what are commonly referred to as ag-gag laws or veggie libel legislation, behind which some factory farms and food processors attempt to hide unsafe and unethical practices. They have initiated a petition against such legislation, which they will deliver to the National Conference of State Legislatures.