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ET Eight of the 10 brands CBC tested contained multiple chemicals, with one brand containing residues of 22 different pesticides. Some of the pesticides found are in the process of being banned. (CBC) Canadians drink almost 10 billion cups of tea a
Alison White, researcher and Co-convenor of the Safe Food Campaign, will give an update of her research on the "dirty dozen" this Wednesday at 8pm in Wellington. Further details are available on the safe food website: www.safefood.org.nz Grapes,
When it comes to thin-skinned fruits and vegetables like apples and celery, you know organic is the way to go. Browse through your local supermarket, however, and you'll notice nearly every packaged food has an organic counterpart. While you'd love
Taipei, July 5 (CNA) Over half of 49 samples of vegetables and sweet pepper in the Consumers' Foundation's latest vegetable safety check were found to contain excessive levels of pesticide, the non-profit non-governmental organization said Friday.
toxic pesticides cocktail revealed in traditional Chinese herbs Beijing, June 24, 2013 Greenpeace East Asia tests on 65 traditional Chinee herbal products have exposed a toxic cocktail of pesticide residues, some of them illegal in China,
The Kerala Agricultural University has found dangerous levels of pesticide residue in key vegetables like cabbage, cauliflower, vegetable cowpea ( achinga ), amaranthus red, small red onions, tomatoes, green chillies and curry leaves, among others.
Eat fewer apples, strawberries and grapes, and more corn, onions and pineapples, and you'll protect yourself and your children from toxic pesticides, according to the Environmental Working Group 's 2013 Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce. This
Writers on the Range Ari LeVaux The way headlines broke after a recent Stanford study comparing organic food to food grown on conventional farms, you'd think organic had been shot and left for dead. The New York Times, for example, announced that
The Council of Agriculture said it wanted to interview managers at King-Town Rice Company Saturday after it backtracked on earlier reports about the presence of pesticide residues in its products. The company, one of Taiwan's largest distributors of
Oct 08 2012 I don't have any a-priori or ideological issue with any of the specific practices that fall under the organic rubric. I do have a problem with the fact that there is an organic rubric...At the time they tried to make it clear that