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The Dirty Secret Behind Organic Strawberries: Starter Plants Are Fumigated With Pesticides!

Update June 25, 2015:  Driscoll’s has announced “a broad expansion of organic nursery plant production and a commitment to providing all of Driscoll’s USDA certified organic growers with organic nursery plants.”  They do not say when they will reach 100%.  … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Chronic Disease–Diabetes, Hypertension, Cancer, Autism, and more? Glyphosate (in Monsanto’s Roundup) just might be the cause!

Do you (or a family member or friend) have one or more of these chronic diseases? Hypertension, stroke, diabetes, obesity, senile dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, autism, inflammatory bowel disease, intestinal infections, end stage renal disease, acute kidney failure, or … Continue reading

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Is Glyphosate (Monsanto’s Roundup) Used On Wheat?

Yesterday [November 13, 2014] I posted an article on Facebook that said many people’s issues with wheat digestion may be due to the poison sprayed on the crop rather than to true gluten intolerance. The post got quite a few … Continue reading

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On the Real Food News Front – 7/17/14

I know it’s not still morning, but while reading my newspaper today, I did have a cup of homemade chicken bone broth.  Chicken is my favorite broth, but I have made broths from beef, pork, chicken, duck, and goose bones.  … Continue reading

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CDC tests EU banned pesticide on US families’ yards

UPDATE July 10, 2010: As of July 9, 2010, bifenthrin has been reapproved for use in the European Union. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has underwritten a human study on the use of pesticides to control Lyme … Continue reading

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Bt Toxin Kills Ladybug Larvae

The ladybird beetle is at risk from widespread use of the Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) toxin, a pesticide genetically engineered into corn to kill the corn borer.  Although unintended, a side effect of planting the Bt corn is the increased mortality of the … Continue reading

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Study finds that GE toxins damage human cells

A study has found evidence that the Bt toxins like those in genetically engineered (GE) maize (corn) can damage human cells.  Although the study used high concentrations of the toxin, biotech companies like Monsanto have always insisted that the GE toxins “are supposed … Continue reading

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Glyphosate is already in our food, air, and water: What is it and why should we care?

Have you heard of glyphosate?   Glyphosate is an herbicide that kills plants, almost all plants. But if you haven’t heard of glyphosate, you have probably heard of Roundup and have seen the clever TV commercials showing weeds wilting and dying–touted as the perfect solution … Continue reading

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