Category Archives: Pesticides

So, it’s the glyphosate in my GMO non organic corn chips making me fat

Want to get rid of a long string diseases, including obesity?  Ban Roundup and pesticides.  A foray into some scares.  Continue reading

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Big Fears, Little Risks

The 25th Anniversary of ACSH’s documentary narrated by Walter Conkrite debunking the fears of synthetic chemicals in the environment. Continue reading

Organic Food is Healthier–right chemophobes?

So let’s consider organic food and how it might rate on the “healthy” scale.

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Bees are More Important than You Think

Paul Driessen, who is a regular contributor on enviro issues and climate, provides an in depth discussion of the bees.

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Ag pesticides

Important to consider that dose makes the poison and applications of Ag pesticides and herbicides do not create toxic situations.

I know, I be a licensed Texas pesticide and herbicide applicator and a physician.

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Proposed EPA agricultural pesticides rule built on junk science?

The EPA has proposed a rule making the requirements for agricultural pesticides applications more restrictive, requiring more worker training, limiting field entry and increasing the age workers can enter fields at certain times.  As usual, family members are not covered by the rule.  The basis for this rule seems rather farfetched. Continue reading

Canadians Worry Over Pesticides

Enough pressure from the anxious and politicians create another scare.

Pesticides are essential to food and feed production. Dose makes the poison, dammit.

http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2014/02/05/ottawa_agrees_to_review_23_pesticides_after_pressure_from_environmental_group.print.html