Here are two stories that should make you sit up and take notice.
The amount of toxic chemicals being spewed into our lives is growing exponentially.
It seems that big AG and chemical companies are on the same path of denial as was the cigarette companies.
Hopefully we all will not be sickened before the government follows public opinion instead of hugh lobbying dollars.
On American farms and gardens, we have gone from using around 100 million pounds of pesticides annually to over 404 million pounds of pesticides each year. That’s a whole lot of toxic junk on our foods and in our ecosystem.
A new study from the U.S. Geological Survey, accepted for publication online ahead of print in the journal Enviromental Toxicology and Chemistry, titled, “Pesticides in Mississippi air and rain: A comparison between 1995 and 2007,”[i] reveals that Roundup herbicide (aka glyphosate) and its still-toxic degradation byproduct AMPA were found in over 75% of the air and rain samples tested from Mississippi in 2007.
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