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Pesticides & Other Toxins

Meet The Poisons In Your Food
9 months ago

Meet The Poisons In Your Food

The naked motto is, know the food you eat, and eat the food you know. This is, unfortunately, a partial list of dangerous poisons found in our food:

Meet Petroleum. …
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Conventional vs. Organic Agricultural Methods
3 years ago

Conventional vs. Organic Agricultural Methods

Pollution:

Conventional: Fertilizer runoff pollutes coastal areas and can strip water of oxygen, spur algae growth, and kill marine life.

Organic: No chemical pesticides or fertilizers are applied to organic …
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Reality Check: What a World Without Bees Looks Like
3 years ago

Reality Check: What a World Without Bees Looks Like

Bees play a critical role in our food system, pollinating a majority of the foods we eat every day, unfortunately, the pesticides used on many of these crops are killing …
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California Labels ‘Roundup’ as “Cancer Causing”
3 years ago

California Labels ‘Roundup’ as “Cancer Causing”

Under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, usually referred to as Proposition 65, chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm are required to be …
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Conventional Strawberries Rank #1 With Most Pesticides
3 years ago

Conventional Strawberries Rank #1 With Most Pesticides

Nearly all strawberry samples—98 percent—tested by federal officials had detectable pesticide residues. Forty percent had residues of 10 or more pesticides and some had residues of 17 different pesticides. Some …
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10 Reasons We Don’t Need GM Foods
4 years ago

10 Reasons We Don’t Need GM Foods

By Claire Robinson, MPhil, Michael Antoniou, PhD, and John Fagan, PhD for the Non-GMO Project

1. GM crops do not increase yield potential

Genetically modified (GM) crops do not increase …
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5 Tips For a Non-Toxic Lifestyle
7 years ago

5 Tips For a Non-Toxic Lifestyle

1. BUY ORGANIC! Organic foods have significantly fewer synthetic chemicals plus more nutrients! Healthy plants and animals will help you be healthy too.  Avoid refined sugars, processed foods (especially canned …
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On the Race to Stop Monsanto
7 years ago

On the Race to Stop Monsanto

The scariest part of this story plot is that it’s not science fiction.  Today, pesticide manufacturers are producing 90% of our food, and laboratory made food has become our harsh …
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