In case this post is seized upon and deliberately misquoted by lobbyists for pesticide-soaked, conventional food produce, let me state at the outset that I’m a big fan of organic food. 650 more words
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SWD has been a challenge for berry growers in Ontario for several years. In 2017, when the population increased earlier than normal, it caused losses in cherry crops. 760 more words
NEWS / 16 AUGUST 2018
Autism and DDT: What one million pregnancies can — and can’t — reveal
by Sara Reardon
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Mothers with high levels of the pesticide DDT in their blood during pregnancy are more likely to bear children who develop autism, according to a study of blood samples from more than one million pregnant women in Finland.
Since the original release of this article (May 29, 2016), the multinational Bayer officially took over Monsanto. Therefore, I decided to update this article.
Continuously looking for a good balance between natural life in and with the 21st century, I like to use both traditional methods and modern techniques. 92 more words