Roundup Round Table: A Discussion on Glyphosate

You may not know the herbicide glyphosate, but chances are you know it by it’s other name, Roundup. This pesticide, courtesy of Monsanto, has been around since the 1970s. It’s billed as a miracle product capable of killing pesky weeds, increasing crop yield, reducing the use of pesticides, and even curing blindness. The reality is,…

Hillary Clinton Dump GMOs

Tell Hillary: Stop Supporting GMOs!

Before you know it, the next presidential election will be upon us, and it looks like at least one of the contenders in this one may be a woman. At present, Hillary Clinton is the frontrunner for the Democratic Presidential candidate in 2016 and already is mounting support for her run. But before you go…

Water Filtration and Misconceptions

Mamavation spends a lot of time talking about the safety of what goes into our bodies and onto our skin. However, what often gets overlooked is something that we probably come in contact with more than food or personal care products? Water, and water filtration. There are an estimated 80,000 contaminants in our drinking water, yet…

Congress Thinks Americans are Stupid . . .

So apparently the members of the subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture decided to have a session discussing the labeling of GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms). Michael McAuliff over at The Huffington Post wrote a very nice summary of the meeting available here. Essentially, the subcommittee in their infinite wisdom backed by four “experts”…

Unacceptable Levels Twitter Party July 16th

Today, we have over 80,000 chemicals in our system of commerce and shockingly there are few limitations on them at this time. How Synthetic Chemicals Are Changing Our Lives Our bodies are being forced to deal with synthetic chemicals every single day. On average, most of us have over 232 industrial chemicals floating around in…