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Switch to an organic diet and reduce your pesticide intake by as much as 90%

If you’re still on the fence on whether you should be eating organic food, researchers from Australia have you covered: In a study, they found that switching to an organic diet can reduce the body’s pesticide levels by as much as 90 percent. The study, led by RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, revealed that people who adopted an […]

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Glyphosate is Clearly Carcinogenic – and Monsanto Hid The Evidence

By Dr. Joseph Mercola Lead Trial Counsel Reveals Evidence That Led to Historic Win Against Monsanto Last month, a jury ruled in favor of plaintiff Dewayne Johnson1,2,3,4,5 in a truly historic case against Monsanto. Mr. Johnson — the first of over 8,000 cases pending against the infamous chemical company which has since been bought by Bayer AG6,7 — claimed Monsanto’s […]

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This Is Why Glyphosate Is Sprayed On Crops Right Before Harvest

Most people do not realize how much pesticide is actually sprayed on the food they ingest before it makes its way to their plate. While you might not realize that pesticides are sprayed all over many crops just before harvest, it is something you need to make yourself aware of. Glyphosate is sprayed all over […]

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Poisoning Our Children: The Parent’s Guide to the Myths of Safe Pesticides

By Dr. Joseph Mercola In a clear conflict of interest, chemical industry regulators make decisions on the safety of poisons in our food and environment based on data provided by the company selling the toxin. And while there is no safety testing done specifically for children, studies show there is no level of pesticide exposure that is […]

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Researchers Discover Why Pesticide Exposure Increases Risk Of Parkinson’s

🔊 Listen to Article By Brandon Turbeville, Natural Blaze A new study coming out of the University of Guelph appears to have discovered why exposure to pesticides increases a persons’ risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. While many studies in the past have demonstrated a link between paraquat and maneb (two commonly used agrochemicals) and Parkinson’s, this new study actually investigates the […]

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Common Pesticide may Prevent Bumblebee Queens from Laying Eggs

Researchers in the United Kingdom recently examined how bumblebee queens are affected by neonicotinoid pesticides, finding that one of the most common neonics compromises the queens’ ability to lay eggs, putting her colony at risk for extinction. [1] Neonicotinoids, or neonics, are applied as a coating on the seeds of corn, soybeans, canola, and other crops. These “systemic” […]

Bayer Accidentally Funds Study Showing Its Pesticide Is Killing Bees, Promptly Denies Conclusions

Bayer Accidentally Funds Study Showing Its Pesticide Is Killing Bees, Promptly Denies Conclusions

By Justin Gardner A large-scale study on neonicotinoid pesticides is adding to the growing body of evidence that these agricultural chemicals are indeed harming bee populations. Carried out at 33 sites in the United Kingdom, Germany and Hungary, the study found that exposure to neonicotinoids “left honeybee hives less likely to survive over winter, while bumblebees and solitary […]

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EPA Delays Rule That Would Help Prevent Pesticide Poisoning

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has delayed a safety rule aimed at ensuring that pesticides (which are linked to human health problems) are safely applied by adult agricultural workers. This, just days after 50 farm workers in California were sickened by pesticide poisoning. [1] The Certification of Pesticide Applications safety rule had been scheduled to go into effect […]

Cancer patient speaks out about the devastating effects Monsanto’s Roundup has had on her life

Cancer patient speaks out about the devastating effects Monsanto’s Roundup has had on her life

As the lawsuits filed by cancer patients against Monsanto continue to pile up, more personal stories are coming to light of people who have suffered from exposure to the company’s deadly herbicide. Christine Sheppard knew something was wrong when her leg swelled up dramatically. An ultrasound led to a diagnosis of stage IV large-cell lymphoma. […]

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Thousands Of Dead Bees Wash Up On Florida Beach

By Whitney Webb South Florida beachgoers might not have expected to be stung by a bee in the surf, however, that’s exactly what’s been happening. In a rare occurrence, thousands of dead and dying bees have been washing up onto a popular beach in Naples, FL. Martha Duff, a Naples, FL resident told NBC Miami, “I’ve […]