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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...

Aug 6, 2012

Are we being poisoned by pesticides? -- Group rallies in DL

Are local citizens slowly being poisoned by the air we breathe, the food we eat? That’s what some...

Aug 6, 2012

Is It A Good Idea To Label Genetically Modified Foods?

In 1983, scientists created the first genetically modified plant. Fast forward a mere 29 years...

Jul 2, 2012

Citizen pesticide monitoring effort expands

An advocacy group in northwestern Minnesota plans to expand citizen monitoring of pesticide drift....

Jul 2, 2012

Pesticides vs Clean Water

The president of the Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California recently said that the...

May 23, 2012

Pesticide drift confirmed from some Minnesota farm fields

People in some Minnesota communities are routinely exposed to pesticide drift from nearby farm...

May 23, 2012

Group tracks airborne fungicide

Don and Norma Smith couldn't understand why their sheep stopped producing lambs in the mid-1990s...

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