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articles by: Environmental Working Group

How 2,4-D Hurts Pets & Wildlife

Dow’s Enlist Duo threatens household pets and other animals. Pets, farm animals and wild animals don’t know when and where a weed killer has been applied.  They wander into 2,4-D-sprayed corn and soyb…

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16 DOs and DON’Ts for Avoiding Bug Bites

If you spend time outdoors, you face some tough choices. Bug-borne diseases should not be taken lightly. Mosquito and tick bites can transmit life-changing illnesses like West Nile virus and Lyme dise…

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How Did Superbugs Invade American Supermarkets?

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are now common in the meat aisles of American supermarkets. These so-called superbugs can trigger foodborne illness and infections that are hard to treat. An analy…

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Most Corn on the Cob Isn’t GMO

The corn shoppers find on supermarket aisles and at farm stands is called "sweet corn"¯ because it contains more sugar than its ancestor, field corn. People eat sweet corn fresh on or off the cob, fro…

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