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TAKE ACTION: Tell California to Label Glyphosate as a Cancer-Causing Chemical

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO COMMENT – PLEASE TAKE ACTION IMMEDIATELY. 

Recently, the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Review of Cancer declared that glyphosate – the primary ingredient in Monsanto’s bestselling weedkiller Roundup – was a “probable carcinogen” and linked to cancer in humans.

Each year more than 280 million pounds of glyphosate are sprayed on farmers’ fields across the country, and the U.S. Geological Survey has found glyphosate in more than 75% of air, rain and stream samples taken across the Midwest.

In addition to being linked to cancer, numerous studies have connected glyphosate with liver and kidney disease, and being responsible for wiping out more than 90% of the monarch butterfly population.

Now, the state of California has gotten involved and its Environmental Protection Agency has said that it intends to declare that glyphosate “causes cancer”.

Yes, that it CAUSES CANCER.

This would be a huge blow to Monsanto and would add to the existing lawsuits against the company, which claim that glyphosate has caused these individuals cancer.

Not only that, this would be a massive step in increasing transparency in our food supply. Consumers would be much better informed about the type of food that they are putting into their bodies.

As I mentioned above, the state of California intends to declare that glyphosate causes cancer, and it is not a done deal yet.  Today is the last day the state is receiving comments about this issue, and it is essential that you allow your voice to be heard.

So, please tell the state of California today to label glyphosate as a cancer-causing chemical by clicking HERE.

Thank you so much for your concern.

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