Tag Archives: pesticides

Study Says Overuse Threatens Gains From Modified Crops: NYTimes Business

(…) The first comprehensive assessment of the impact of genetically modified crops on American farmers, who have rapidly adopted them since their introduction in 1996,  (…) was issued by the National Research Council, which is affiliated with the National Academy … Continue reading

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Obama Appoints Pesticide Boss As Top Government Agriculture Negotiator

While the Government slumbers through spring break, President Obama: (…) bypass(ed) a vacationing senate to make recess appointments of 15 nominees, including an Indian American; agricultural scientist (Dr. Islam A. Siddiqui,) as chief agricultural negotiator in trade talks. (Economic Times, … Continue reading

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This Will Ruin Your Appetite: Food and Pesticide Residues

Easy to access and highly disturbing findings from “What’s On My Food?–”  Your online guide to pesticide residues commonly found on fruits, vegetables, meats.  Get a peak at the toxicology report here.

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