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  1. photo <b>Farmers</b> at higher risk of developing various cancers caused by pesticide exposureFarmers at higher risk of developing various cancers caused by pesticide exposureNews
    to their more active lifestyles, healthier diets and lower rates of smoking. Farmers had lower death rates from heart disease, lung cancer, colon cancer and bladder cancer when compared to the general populationRead more
  2. photo Deodorizing Product AlertDeodorizing Product AlertArticle
    . If not, be advised that the  National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has found that exposure to the volatile organic compound (VOC) 1,4 dichlorobenzene (1,4 DCB) may reduce your lung function. “EvenRead more
  3. photo Mass-poisoning: Monsanto's toxic new pesticide can go airborneMass-poisoning: Monsanto's toxic new pesticide can go airborneNews
    it easily becomes airborne and drifts away from where it is applied," according to Modern Farmer. "Historically, dicamba has been used in agriculture primarily as a pre-emergent (applied to the soil to killRead more
  4. photo The Top 5 Veggies to Ferment for Kick-Ass Pickles and KrautsThe Top 5 Veggies to Ferment for Kick-Ass Pickles and KrautsRecipe
    to preserve your garden or farmers market bounty for longer, they are also rich in probiotics, enzymes, vitamins, and essential minerals that aid and tone the digestive system. Check out our top 5 veggiesRead more
  5. photo Consuming low concentrations of glyphosate linked to deadly, nightmarish deformitiesConsuming low concentrations of glyphosate linked to deadly, nightmarish deformitiesNews
    . The chemical was found in highest concentrations in the lungs and heart.Danish farmer calls for GMO banThe study was initiated after Pederson unwittingly carried out his own pilot experiments. Three years agoRead more
  6. photo Detoxing for Fall: A Look at the Organ SystemsDetoxing for Fall: A Look at the Organ SystemsTreatment
    in detoxification and releases stored toxins, expelling them through the organs of elimination: the skin, as well as the intestines, liver, lungs, kidneys, and lymphatic system. Top 10 Tips for Detoxing 1. EatingRead more
  7. photo California lawmakers crack down on chemical weapons fumigant widely used on strawberriesCalifornia lawmakers crack down on chemical weapons fumigant widely used on strawberriesNews
    ) as a "lung damaging agent," chloropicrin became an important tool for the agricultural industry as farmers discovered the chemical's ability to effectively kill nematodes, certain fungi and nearly everythingRead more
  8. photo Organic farm launches crowdfunding campaign to humanely raise and breed heritage chickensOrganic farm launches crowdfunding campaign to humanely raise and breed heritage chickensNews
    organic meat, .One thing that many consumers aren't aware of is that even organic chicken comes from commercialized hatcheries, forcing farmers to get chickens from a just handful of companies that controlRead more
  9. photo Glyphosate found to create 'mutant' offspring when fed to pigs - cranial deformations, missing eyes and transgender organ developmentGlyphosate found to create 'mutant' offspring when fed to pigs - cranial deformations, missing eyes and transgender organ developmentNews
    gastrointestinal disorders, diabetes, heart disease, obesity and Alzheimer's disease. Horrific pig malformations According to the researchers, in the spring of 2013, a Danish farmer approached them with 38 one-dayRead more
  10. photo Drastic reduction in antibiotic use announced by third largest U.S. chicken producerDrastic reduction in antibiotic use announced by third largest U.S. chicken producerNews
    listening," said a spokesperson for Perdue."We feel like we're doing the right thing for the people and for the birds"Well it's about time. For decades, farmers have been usingon beef and chicken to promoteRead more