Category Archives: Pesticides

Nature’s Path CEO Arran Stephens’ impassioned talk on GMOs

Arran Stephens is one of the great persuaders on organic agriculture. He runs North America’s largest organic cereal manufacturer. Here are his comments from a recent rally against Monsanto in Vancouver– including how to shop for non-GMO foods. Arran’s speech … Continue reading

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EU banning bee-killing pesticide. Not U.S.

The European Union is banning a bee-killing pesticide to stem the collapse of its bee colonies. Meanwhile, there’s no such ban in the U.S., where 45% of hives were lost last winter, up 78% from the year before. Bees pollinate … Continue reading

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Cosmetic lawn pesticides not worth the risk

These should be banned. Why poison lawns and municipal waterways (and children who play on lawns) just for the sake of a perfect green look? Cosmetic lawn pesticides not worth the risk, say physicians and nurses surveyed in this article.

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