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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
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 Stanford scientists cast doubt on
Apples are apples and oranges are oranges, and it makes little difference whether they are bought as organic products or not, a new study concluded this week. Some believe that organic food is always healthier and more nutritious, said Dr. Crystal
Jen Matlack's husband teases her about buying organic...Published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine, it finds that organic produce has no more vitamins and minerals than conventionally grown produce...But the study also confirms that organic