19 Sep '11, 6pm

While chemical agriculture clings to its arsenal of pesticides, the American public has become increasingly...

While chemical agriculture clings to its arsenal of pesticides, the American public has become increasingly...

« Dry cleaning chemicals hang around - on your clothes | Main Leukemia, nausea, diarrhea and death: Small price to pay for "fresh" fruits and veggies September 14, 2011 By Alex Formuzis, EWG V-P for Media Relations Chemical agriculture's defense of pesticides conjures up the image of the chain-smoking industry attorney Nathan Thurm slithering through a minefield of facts and figures about the causes of global warming in this classic skit from Saturday Night Live . Stacks of scientific studies have documented serious health risks to humans from pesticide exposure, but pesticide makers and sprayers, like the fictional Mr. Thurm, ignore the research and stick with talking points or their own questionable "science " in their efforts to muddy the waters, create confusion and delay government action to protect the public. Meanwhile, we eaters are left to consume pesticides along...

Full article: http://www.enviroblog.org/2011/09/leukemia-nausea-diarrhe...

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