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Conscious Food Choices, Beyond Pesticide Residues


I buy local food (except bananas, of course. And mangoes. And the occasional Roquefort.) I eat a plant-based diet (other than the matzoh ball soup from Saul’s, because what’s a little chicken broth now and then?). I even have a chicken coop in the backyard (ok, it’s been 6 months and I still haven’t gotten…

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Californians: Take Action to Stop Pesticide Secrets


When the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced last December that it wanted to consider greater disclosure of the so-called inert ingredients in pesticides, it may not have known how many people cared the issue. (“Inert” ingredients in pesticides are the mostly secret, mostly untested chemicals that can cause illnesses, despite their misleading name.)

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