What's the difference between "natural" and "organic"? Some nationally recognized organic food companies that have built their reputation in the organic industry are now selling new lines of natural (not organic) products.
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The following are just a few of the dozens of episodes in which pollen or seeds from genetically engineered (GE) crops have contaminated conventional crops, often causing seed or product recalls, and other problems for f.
Scientists have identified pesticides—specifically a group of insecticides called neonicotinoids (abbreviated as “neonics”)—as likely to be an important cause of declining pollinator populations and poor polli.
Why is there concern about glyphosate and cancer?
The World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) cancer authorities – the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) – recently determined that glyphosate i.
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WHILE SOME ASSERT that farming fish in cages at sea is the only sustainable way to meet the growing global demand for seafood, the reality is that the practice is far from sustainable.
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The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a trade deal currently under negotiation among 12 nations—Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, - Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, United State.
Created by our partners at Beyond Pesticides for our joint BEE Protective campaign, this fact sheet gives you the tips you need to avoid bee-toxic neinicotinoid pesticides in your home, yard and schools.
The recent article, “ Seeds of Doubt ,” in the August 25, 2014 issue of The New Yorker by Michael Specter echoes common myths about genetically engineered (GE) crops and omits legitimate scientific critiques of the technology.
MYTH: There are no studies that link neonicotinoids to widespread bee losses. - TRUTH: There is a wealth of independent, peer-reviewed scientific literature linking expo-sure to neonicotinoids to bee deaths and poor bee health.
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