STORY AT-A-GLANCE A majority of soybean, corn, canola and sunflower seeds planted in the U.S. are precoated with neonicotinoid insecticides, also known as “neonics.” More than half of garden plants attractive to bees sold at garden centers are also pretreated with these toxic pesticides Neonics have been shown to threaten the entire food chain, having … More Neonicotinoid Pesticides Have Caused a Huge Surge in the Toxicity of US Agriculture
Researchers warn that conventional methods for treating water can trigger chemical reactions in neonicotinoid contaminants. The resulting metabolites are proven to be far more toxic than the original “neonic” pesticides. Their newest experiment followed up on their discovery of neonicotinoids in tap water sources. The team investigated the risk of the pesticides getting exposed to … More ALERT: Neonic pesticides in tap water react with chlorine to create hazardous chemicals that are 300 times more toxic
STORY AT-A-GLANCE The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2019 Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report showed data from a 2013 report missed nearly half the number of infections and deaths The development of superbugs, resistant to two or more antibiotics, is linked to overly prescribed antibiotics, drug use in livestock production and exposure to herbicides Researchers … More Superbugs Kill Someone Every 15 Minutes
The U.S. FDA, which evaluates produce for chemicals via their pesticide residue monitoring program, revealed that pesticide residues are widespread in popular produce, including strawberries, apples and grapes Overall, 84% of domestic fruits — along with 53% of vegetables, 42% of grains and 73% of “other” foods, such as nuts, seeds, candy, beverages and others … More Pesticides Found in 84% of Fruit & in Over 90% of Americans!
You’ve probably heard that GMOs are bad, and that’s absolutely accurate – but it’s also an oversimplification. It’s not like high fructose corn syrup, a toxic ingredient that you can easily avoid by not purchasing foods that are made with it. The problem is far more complex and insidious, and it’s killing people and animals … More GMO Foods Are KILLING US. Here’s Some Facts You Probably Don’t Know.
Imagine a dystopian science-fiction future where hospital ventilation systems are pumping out a deadly superbug, right into the open atmosphere, where winds carry it to local communities and farms, infecting crops and foods with chemical-resistant fungal strains that have a reported 41% – 88% fatality rate in humans. And imagine the CDC knew about it, … More MEDICAL ALERT: Hospitals are Releasing Deadly Superbug Fungi Into the Open Air, “Colonizing” the Population with Dangerous Pathogens that Have a 41% – 88% Fatality Rate
If you’ve ever suspected that people are getting dumber by the day, new research has just proven humans really aren’t as smart as they used to be. Studies show that the average IQ score has been falling with every generation born after 1975 — and now, scientists believe that at least one pesticide may be … More An entire class of agricultural pesticides found to damage the brains of children… IQ scores falling nationwide
STORY AT-A-GLANCE Pineapples are one of the world’s most desired fruits, but conventional pineapple farming is threatening human health and damaging the environment Costa Rica is the world leader in pineapple production, exporting 2 million tons each year The featured film, “The Bitter Price of Tropical Fruits,” shows how large-scale pineapple producers are using pesticides … More The Bitter Price of Tropical Fruits on your Health
If you’ve ever taken the time to look over the ingredients label on food products, there’s a good chance you’ve found some words you aren’t familiar with. While many people look out for the bad ingredients that grab a lot of headlines, like high-fructose corn syrup and nitrates, there are a lot of others that … More Your children are being exposed to 10,000 chemicals through the food they eat