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Pesticides Found in 20% Of Kids' Food


Health & Wellness  (tags: pesticides, kids, children, health, nutrition, safety, food, food savety )

Becky
- 3188 days ago - eatdrinkbetter.com
A recent, small-scale study found that between 20 and 25 percent of the conventional produce that kids eat contains measurable amounts of pesticides.



   

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Care For A (46)
Wednesday October 27, 2010, 3:34 pm
Something is definitely wrong with regulation of the food industry.

For more on corporate corruption and the stranglehold on farmers and the food industry, see the documentary film, “Food, Inc.”. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. The film is enlightening, and important. More information here: http://www.foodincmovie.com/

For information about chemicals in many products, including foods, see the Environmental Working Group’s website: http://www.ewg.org/

Researchers at the Environmental Working Group are dedicated to exposing threats to your health and the environment, and to finding solutions. http://www.ewg.org/

Another resource is The Center for Food Safety:
http://truefoodnow.org/about/


 

Carol H (229)
Wednesday October 27, 2010, 3:35 pm
this is sad,! thanks Becky for the post
 

Becky Striepe (38)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 7:11 am
Very sad. It's not a large enough study, but it definitely shows that there's work to be done when it comes to pesticides in kids' food!
 
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