UN Experts Call For Worldwide Treaty To Phase Out Pesticides & Transition To Sustainable Farming – March 24, 2017

The debate concerning the safety of chemical pesticides used on food crops for humans and animals alike rages on. Some believe the risk is negligible, and simply washing your produce mitigates any potentially risks these chemical pose, while others argue that plants grown in pesticides absorb the chemicals into their flesh, which means washing the outer skin offers little protection.…

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700,000 Petition the US Government to Stop Monsanto-Bayer Merger — The Anti-Media – Sept. 20, 2016

(COMMONDREAMS) Hundreds of thousands have signed petitions calling on the U.S. Department of Justice and elected officials to block three proposed mega-mergers of chemical and biotech behemoths: Bayer-Monsanto, Dow-Dupont, and ChemChina-Syngenta. “The continuing consolidation of seed and pesticide companies essentially creates a monopoly of toxicity in control of the world’s seed market and food supply. These…

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