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Ignoring responsibility at your peril

The agri-food industry is no innocent bystander. Maximising sales and profit is more important than looking after their customers. They cleverly invent crops tolerant to their own herbicides through genetic engineering so they can sell both seeds and encourage the spread of questionable poisons. 736 more words

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Smoke might not be so hot

We have previously mentioned the potential harmful effects of smoke-induced compounds formed during barbecuing or smoking of food. Now new findings point to a developmental edge for humans. 416 more words

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Lead - up to no good

Lead has been used for thousands of years because it is widespread, easy to extract, and easy to work with. It is highly malleable and easily meltable. 518 more words

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Iron - friend or foe?

Well the answer to the question is both, but that might be a surprise to you since iron has a clearly positive reputation among the general public. 719 more words

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