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“Shocking cocktail of toxic chemicals and pesticides found in the global shrimp supply”

“The researchers say the drugs most likely made their way into the ecosystem through human consumption. In a press release, study co-author Leon Barron said of the findings, “Such regular occurrence of illicit drugs in wildlife was surprising. We might … Continue reading

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“Glyphosate’s [Roundup] undeniable connection to autism”

“A great deal has been said about the impact glyphosate has on our health and the environment. The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently deemed glyphosate as a probable carcinogen and researchers around the world are increasingly coming to the … Continue reading

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[U.S.] “Pesticide [POISON] residues found in 70% of produce [FOOD] sold in US even after washing”

“About 70% of fresh produce sold in the US has pesticide residues on it even after it is washed, according to a health advocacy group. According to the Environmental Working Group’s annual analysis of US Department of Agriculture data, strawberries, … Continue reading

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If It Can Kill A Bug It Can Kill YOU: “pesticides found to damage the brains of children…”

“As Waking Times reports, many studies have linked Chlorpyrifos, an organophospate, to brain damage in children. Dow Chemical Company first started making Chlorpyrifos in 1965. Like other organophosphates, Chlorpyrifos targets the central nervous system by suppressing acetyl cholinesterase, an enzyme essential … Continue reading

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“Pesticides and infertility: New study advises couples trying to conceive to Go Organic…”

“The Harvard research team set out to discover the impact of fresh produce on women undergoing fertility treatment. They discovered that women who ate more of the types of produce that are doused in greater quantities of chemicals – including … Continue reading

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“‘This is murder’: French islanders want Paris to own up to poisoning their land with pesticide”

“French islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe want Paris to take responsibility for harming their land with a toxic pesticide. Ruptly crew went to see its effects on the people, who suffer skyrocketing cancer and fertility problems. Kepone, also called chlordecone, … Continue reading

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“toxic pesticide “chlorpyrifos” linked to neurological damage in children… and you’re eating it”

“New legislation was recently signed into law by Hawaii Governor David Ige that prohibits the use of pesticides containing a toxic chemical known as chlorpyrifos, which has been shown to lower IQ levels in children… According to the non-profit group … Continue reading

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