Browsing the "pesticides" Tag

Green Divas & Dudes Prefer Organic Food

September 17th, 2012 | by The Green Divas

This green diva has to weigh in on all the buzz and banter about the latest study from Stanford about the lack of nutritional benefit from eating organic food. There is a lot of evidence that I wasn’t the only one irritated and quite surprised to see how this study was spun into a pro-chemical pesticide and fertilizer piece.


Arsenic in Organic Rice and What You Can Do About It

April 18th, 2012 | by Lynn Fang

Rice is a staple grain for many cultures all over the world. For many, organic products are believed safer than traditional items so organic rice products were believed safe and healthy. Recently, however, inorganic arsenic was found in organic brown rice syrup. Learn about arsenic contamination in rice and some things you can do to keep your family safe


Move Bee-yond Pesticides

March 20th, 2012 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Beyond Pesticides is an organization that not only highlights the dangers of chemical pesticides but offers non-toxic solutions. Formally known as the National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides, Beyond Pesticides has been around since 1981 educating the public on how pesticides impact our lives and the environment. On March 30-31 they will be holding the 30th National Pesticide Forum entitled Healthy Communities: Green solutions for safe environments at Yale University. Not to worry if you can't get out to New Haven that weekend, here are a few things you can do to decrease your pesticide use



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