“U.S. consumer groups, scientists and food companies are testing substances ranging from breakfast cereal to breast milk for residues of the world’s most widely used herbicide on rising concerns over its possible links to disease.” (http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/04/10/us-food-agriculture-glyphosate-idUKKBN0N029H20150410)
Too much herbicide residue to be baby-safe? Tackle those weeds with it!
Avoid chemical residues with organic groceries from Ethical Superstore.
“The industry has received scrutiny for how it disposes of undrinkable water produced during oil drilling. … In many instances, that water is provided to agriculture to grow crops.” (http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/04/02/us-usa-drought-california-oil-idUKKBN0MT05K20150402)
Another example of industry generously oiling the wheels, weeds and weevils.
“The Japanese government rejected imports of Norwegian whale meat because tests showed samples contained pesticides … thought to play a role in causing birth defects, neurological harm, and some cancers if humans consume them in high quantities. … In the past, shipments of Norwegian whale meat have been found to be infested with bacteria and also to contain potentially dangerous levels of mercury.” (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/world-on-a-plate/2015/mar/23/japan-refuses-norways-toxic-whale-meat)
Despite their increasing scarcity, whaling is getting like shooting sick fish in a barrel.
I like to keep my er whale blubber free of pesticides and avoid contributing to the environmental problem by using Green People health and beauty products.
“Studies of the effect of pharmaceutical contamination on wildlife are rare but new work published on Monday reveals that an anti-depressant reduces feeding in starlings and that a contraceptive drug slashes fish populations in lakes.” (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/oct/13/drugs-flushed-into-the-environment-could-be-cause-of-wildlife-decline)
Who knew starlings were depressed and binge-eating?