70% of Produce Sold in US is Contaminated With Pesticides, Even After You Wash It — Era of Light – March 20, 2019

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If you’re buying fresh fruits and vegetables in the United States, 70 percent of it will carry pesticide residues on it even after you’ve washed it, according to a new study from a widely-respected health advocacy group.

The Environmental Working Group’s annual analysis of U.S. Department of Agriculture data offers grim evidence of the over-saturation of pesticides and toxic chemicals in conventional agriculture in the United States, with top crops such as spinach and strawberries counting among the most contaminated produce.

The group hopes the report will inform shoppers of the risks inherent in buying and consuming conventionally-grown produce versus organic fruits and vegetables.

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Pinterest Censoring Anti-Vaccine Doctors and Pins Related to Vaccine Rights — Humans Are Free – March 14, 2019

The popular image-sharing social media website Pinterest is blocking pins that provide safety information about vaccines, or question whether or not legislation should be passed to mandate vaccines.

By Brian Shilhavy, Guest writer

When Health Impact News noticed that some of their pins were no longer showing, we contacted Pinterest to find out why.

Someone named “Tina” from Pinterest Help emailed this to Health Impact News:

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