Research shows “BPA-Free” plastics contain a similar chemical that’s just as dangerous — especially for pregnant women, infants, and children.
Genetically modified foods hit the shelves in 1996, but despite related health problems, no labeling laws exist. Arm yourself with knowledge instead!
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According to latest reports, exposure to neonicotinoid-treated flowering crops has been shown to have significant negative effects on much more than free flying wild bees.
We’ve seen the dirty dozen, but what about the clean 15? Here’s a handy look at the fruit and veggies least likely to be contaminated by pesticides.
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First Donald Trump was going to scrap the Environmental Protection Agency and now he’s welcomed a climate change denier to head the government body that is already rife with issues.
For 25 years E.G. Vallianatos saw the EPA from the inside, with rising dismay over how pressure from politicians and threats from huge corporations were turning the public’s watchdog into a “polluter’s protection agency.”
If you follow these tips, you’ll know how to grow a food that virtually forces your body to extract more vitamins, minerals, amino acids and essential fats from the foods you eat.
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Strong goals to save pollinators will not be achieved without immediate changes to current pesticide use and regulation!
It took only a decade for the agency in charge of protecting our environment to make a stand against the systemic pesticides killing bees. Now what? Is it all part of their Kabuki dance with the chemical companies.
The major causes of colony collapse might seem impossible for a single individual to fight. But there are small steps everyone can take to reverse the disastrous decline of our most important pollinator.
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Can GM corn trigger burning rashes, exhaustion, headaches, a constant head cold, nausea, and insomnia? This powerful and personal tale of healing may change the way you think about Monsanto’s experiments with our food supply.
Bernie the Bee visited Washington to deliver a petition with more than half a million signatures demanding the EPA do something to protect pollinators.