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Monday, February 18, 2013

Organic foods can help preserve life

Charles Benbrook, A professor at the Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources at Washington State University, and served for many years as the chief scientist for The Organic Center, calculated a jump of 527 million pounds in herbicides only partially offset by a drop of 123 million pounds in insecticides over a 16-year period. He further projected that the herbicide situation will get worse and that the GMO-induced insecticide decrease is only temporary. Pests will continue to evolve resistance to older technologies, said Benbrook, as well as to new technologies developed to protect crops from greater use of older, generally more toxic pesticides.

According to a report published in the Environmental Sciences Europe journal, “Estimates show that the engineering of crops immune to the same chemical compound that poisons weeds, and of crops capable of producing their own insecticides, has resulted in an additional 404 million pounds of toxic pesticides doused on U.S. fields between 1996—when genetically modified organisms (GMOs) were first introduced as farm crops—and 2011.”  Read more...

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