Beebody

“There is a huge body of evidence, which cannot be ignored, showing that certain neonicotinoids are harmful to bees and other wild pollinators.” (http://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/article/scottish-wildlife-trust-amp-buglife-scotland-call-for-permanent-ban-on-damaging-insecticides/)

Who can ignore a huge bee-shaped body?

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Why Did The Chicken Cross the Pond?

“While European producers must safeguard the security and hygiene of products through the entire food chain, US producers use chemicals such as chlorine dioxide at the end of the production chain to kill pathogens in poultry meat; a measure that the study says is both cost-effective and hazardous.” (http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2986876/ttip_the_downfall_of_european_agriculture.html)

Another potential benefit of TTIP: a menu including American delights such as Chlorine Chicken.

Lead Grouse

“On the basis of this sample of 40 Red Grouse, Iceland Foods have been selling grouse meat with average lead levels over 100 times the maximum legal level for other meats (though it is legal for them to sell game meat with such high lead levels).
…those employed on game shooting estates, presumably especially gamekeepers and their families, will have much higher lead-shot game intakes than the average member of the public (several lead-shot game meals a week would be expected) as this is a free or cheap, and readily available, source of meat. They are also likely to consume game meat that is so heavily shot that it cannot be sold as an attractive proposition to the public, which, I surmise, is likely to have even higher lead levels than those identified here.” (http://markavery.info/2016/01/27/lead-week-12-pbweekmia/)

Can anyone remember what it is that lead does to the human body? Could it affect the thing, you know the thing you do… in your head…?

How Not To Lead

“Dapu’s lead problem made national headlines last June in an expose by state broadcaster CCTV, in which the head of the township was shown saying children might have raised their own lead levels by chewing on pencils.” (http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/05/05/us-china-environment-idUKKBN0NQ2AA20150505)

HB, 2B etc. pencils will now be labelled Pb and will only write on roofs.

Pest Milk

“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.

Whalicide

“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.

Neonicotypos

“Scientists on the Global Taskforce on Systemic Pesticides concluded that the widespread use of neonicotinoid pesticides is affecting earthworms, birds and bees and the quality of water and soils. … Bayer and Sygenta [sic] are suing the European Commission to lift its temporary ban on the three neonicotinoids. ‘The Commission must stand form against these bully-buy tactics.'” (http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_round_up/2790530/bees_victory_in_pesticide_battle_bayer_libel_action_dismissed.html)

This is worrying evidence that the toxic effect has already spread to humans.