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Mar 25, 2013

Farmworkers Protest Methyl Bromide Use on Strawberries

This week farmworker and labor groups plan to drop off some 15,000 petitions to the offices of the...

Mar 20, 2013

4 Free Apps That Improve Your Health

Wish you could get clear answers to everyday health questions? Use these four free apps, when you...

Feb 20, 2013

Today on Your Call: What does life in the Central Valley reveal about our food system?

On today's Your Call, we’ll speak with Ken and Melanie Light. They spent five years documenting the...

Feb 18, 2013

Why California Is in Desperate Need of Bees

Love isn’t the only thing blooming around Valentine’s Day. So are California’s 800,000 acres of...

Jan 22, 2013

UPDATE 1-Dow's controversial new GMO corn delayed amid protests

A controversial new biotech corn developed by Dow AgroSciences, a unit of Dow Chemical,, will be...

Jan 10, 2013

Has exposure to home and garden chemicals caused an increase in childhood sicknesses?

It’s impossible to say with certainty that our modern reliance on pesticides indoors and outside is...

Jan 2, 2013

Mark Bittman's Smart Take on Kids and Pesticides

Last week, I took Dr. Oz to task for painting organic foods as a luxury item that distracts working...

Oct 10, 2012

Tougher Regulations For Pesticides

A new report looking at a number of studies related to childhood health issues is pointing a big...

Oct 9, 2012

Report links pesticides and child illness

Pesticides pervade the environment, from the air we breathe to the food we eat, and they are making...

Aug 20, 2012

GMO Label Opponents Spend Millions To Fight Prop 37 As Advocates Cite Rising Pesticide Use, Health Risks

On page 16 of the Biotechnology Basics Activity Book, a "Kidz Quiz" asks the question, "Does...

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