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Scary Health Effects of GM Foods

Dr. Don Huber is an expert in an area of science that relates to the toxicity of genetically engineered (GE) foods. (Alternative terms for GE foods include genetically modified (GM), or "GMO" for g…

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What’s in Your Chemical Cocktail?

The majority of people in America begin their morning with a cup of tea or coffee and a dose of DDT, malathion, paraquat, diazinon, and a bit of Round Up (sprayed on the coffee plant). Milk or cre…

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Are You Harboring These Dangerous Products?

In cartoons, poisons are always easy to spot. If it's been a while since you watched Looney Toons, I'll help you out: they're in the dark bottles with skull-and-crossbones labels. Often, they create a…

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Green Chi: Thoughts on a Train

I am writing this while on the train into NYC with my daughter Lily to see "Rent" before it goes off Broadway in September. I live in the Hudson Valley and the train to NYC is remarkable in that the t…

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Green Chi: A Floor is a Floor, is a Floor?

I have had a visceral and negative reaction to seeds that are bred to tolerate just one specific herbicide that is the only one that can be used in the growing of the seeds if herbicides are used. Mon…

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Green Girl Sans Pesticides

In college, it can be difficult to eat in a healthy way. You walk into the dining hall and you see pizza, pasta, grilled cheese, ice cream, cake, doughnuts, sugary cereal. All tempting, all unhealthy.…

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