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Urgent: Get Antibiotics Out of Organic Apple and Pear Production ACTION US

Health & Wellness  (tags: food, apples, pears, antibiotic spray, health, protection, family )

- 941 days ago -
Apple and pear trees are the only exception to the prohibition on antibiotics in organic production, and that loophole must be closed. Other countries, including Canada and Japan, and the European Union, do not permit its use in organic fruit production.

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Nicole W. (649)
Friday March 15, 2013, 7:13 pm
signed and shared, thank you Nancy

Kit B. (276)
Friday March 15, 2013, 7:14 pm


Cynthia B. (74)
Friday March 15, 2013, 8:48 pm

Danuta Watola (1243)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 2:58 am

Birgitta S. (206)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 4:19 am

Robert O. (12)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 9:27 am
Thank you Nancy.

Nancy M. (204)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 11:34 am
Absolutely. The focus has been much more on livestock and not enough information has been out there about the use of antibiotics for Fire Blight in fruits.

Nancy M. (204)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 11:36 am
Three times in a row clicking the visit site button has sent me to another care2 article.

Elizabeth M. (68)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 11:38 am
Upon clicking many times I was taken to another care2 article. Sorry Nancy, will try again later.

Christeen Anderson (648)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 12:31 pm

Syd H. (0)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 1:22 pm
There is a problem with this article. clicking the - VISIT SITE - button to sign the petition, takes you to an article about "A Journey to the Heart of Ecuador's Yasuni".

Susanne R. (249)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 2:27 pm
Like several other commenters, I was not able to access the petition. Will try again later.

Natalie V. (27)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 4:31 pm
noted / no petition found though :s

Esther Z. (96)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 8:20 pm
Noted. Link sent me to another unrelated Care2 post.

Ro H. (0)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 8:41 am

Kathy Niell (112)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 11:13 am
Antibiotics in organic apples and pears?! Sounds like an oxymoron to me!

Sergio Padilla (63)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 11:18 am

Malgorzata Zmuda (185)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 1:40 pm
nie mogę podpisa,ć bo przekierowuje mnie na stronę o Ekwadorze

Jaime Alves (46)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 2:09 pm

Birgit W. (155)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 4:49 pm

Helen Porter (39)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 9:10 pm
I couldn't get the petition either.


Patricia H. (440)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 9:51 pm
noted and shared

Anne P. (214)
Monday March 18, 2013, 5:57 am
Wanted to sign but it links to a different article!

Emma S. (237)
Monday March 18, 2013, 6:38 am
Thanks for this, Nancy. I wasn't able to sign either, as I also got taken to the page about Ecuador. never mind, I'll have a look at that while I'm there! If the link gets fixed, do give me a shout if you get a minute.

Patricia Ggal (103)
Monday March 18, 2013, 7:28 am
Yes something wrong when click on link it takes you to another story/ Ecuador

Ann P. (17)
Monday March 18, 2013, 8:44 am
Noted. Link not working. L♡ve ☮ Peace.

Melania Padilla (188)
Tuesday March 19, 2013, 1:38 pm

Nancy C. (814)
Tuesday March 19, 2013, 6:52 pm
so sorry. posted correction...

Judy C. (99)
Friday March 22, 2013, 10:55 pm
Link to the correct article, SIGN HERE:

Carol H. (229)
Saturday March 23, 2013, 1:25 pm
signed and noted
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