Pesticides in Paradise: Hawai’i’s Health and Environment At Risk

For centuries Hawai’i was a tropical paradise. Hawaiians used sophisticated agricultural systems from fish ponds, loko i’a, to taro patches, lo’i kalo, that operated in harmony from Mauka to Makai. But today, this paradise is being contaminated with high volumes of toxic pesticides. Just one chemical company on Kaua’i uses 90 different pesticide formulations and […]

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Sensor That Detects Antibiotics, Pesticides In Food Developed In North Texas

THEY COULD CONTAIN WISTERIA CONTAMINATION. ALL OF THEM HAVE RECALLED PACKAGES WITH A NOVEMBER 25 USED BY DATE. THAT IS WHAT YOU WANT TO LOOK FOR. WITH FOOD SAFETY CONCERNS HEALTH EXPERTS ARE WARNING ABOUT ONE COMMON PRACTICE THAT THEY SAY INCREASES THE RISK OF DEVELOPING DEADLY INFECTIONS. ALL NEW AT 10:00 WE SHOW YOU […]

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Mixed Organic Farming with out using any pesticides | Balakrishnan Nair

Balakrishnannair is an adept farmer who was able to create a natural organic farm out of the rich silent valley area and make it rewarding. Mother earth blessed him in return by giving him prospering results. The specialty of this soil is that, even in very hot and humid climate, the soil does not turn […]

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News 5 at 6 – Farmers Take Steps to Protect Themselves From Pesticides / June 24, 2014

from their crops. . Katie>>Katie2 S on 1 (K) It’s that time of year again… The crops are in the ground and farmers are spraying their plants to keep the pests away from their crops. (C) But the Nebraska Department of Health and Human services is warning farmers to protect themselves. Exposure to pesticides can […]

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Norovirus Food Poisoning from Pesticides

although the most serious causes of food poisoning like Salmonella come mostly from animal products for example most foodborne related deaths were attributed to poultry millions of Americans are sickened by produce every year thanks to norovirus –is Noora viruses can be spread person-to-person via the fecal-oral route or the ingestion of aerosolized vomit which […]

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Lawn Pesticides

See this pipe? The water coming out of it is called urban storm water runoff. As urban storm water runoff washes over lawns and gardens, it picks up pesticides along the way. The problem is when this contaminated water ends up in the Lower Chippewa River. According to the Wisconsin DNR “A pesticide is any […]

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