22 Jul '11, 11pm

In Defense of #Organic #stopmonsanto #nogmo #gmo

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's All About Organics page , Health Issues page , Genetic Engineering page , and our Millions Against Monsanto page . As Grist readers know, "mythbusting" Scientific American blogger Christie Wilcox took on organic agriculture recently in "Mythbusting 101: Organic Farming Conventional Agriculture." Now, I do agree that there should be no sacred cows -- we should examine everything with a critical, if not jaundiced, eye. And indeed Wilcox brings up issues surrounding organic ag about which many people may not be aware. But sadly, her analysis goes quickly and seriously off the rails. First the good points: Organic ag does use pesticides, sometimes in large quantities. This is not a new revelation: There are a set of pesticides approved for organic use, including copper and sulfur anti-fumigants and the naturally occ...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_23661.cfm

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