UC system suspends glyphosate herbicide use in light of student campaign

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UC Berkeley alumna and former Cal beach volleyball player Mackenzie Feldman and her former teammate and campus junior Bridget Gustafson spoke out against the use of glyphosate-based herbicides on campus in fall 2017. Almost two years later, on May 14, UC President Janet Napolitano issued a temporary suspension, with several exceptions, on the use of glyphosate-based herbicides at all UC locations because of health concerns and ecological hazards.
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Study claims organic food has no health advantages

Stanford University nutritionists released findings that showed nonorganically raised fruits, vegetables, animals and animal products are no less nutritious than organic foods and that they did not have significantly higher pesticide residues.
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