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Pesticides Health

What's Worse: Eating Unwashed Fruit Or No Fruit At All?

Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living

You made a wise decision by tossing that apple in your bag this morning. Now, out and about during your busy day, you're well-prepared with a filling,...

Don't Mess With Kaua'i

Paul Towers | Posted 04.29.2014 | Hawaii
Paul Towers

PAN supported Kauai's new law before it passed and we are joining efforts to ensure it remains intact. And we're proud to stand with the people most affected by pesticide drift, including the Ka Makani Ho'opono hui (The Wind That Makes Right Association).

7 Foods You Should Definitely Buy Organic

BuiltLean | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
BuiltLean

Despite the skeptics, there is a rising agreement in the scientific community that small amounts of pesticides and other chemicals have negative effects on health.

Parkinson's and Pesticides

Alex Formuzis | Posted 03.12.2013 | Green
Alex Formuzis

A team of neurologists at UCLA have demonstrated an unsettling link between Parkinson's disease and exposure to a fungicide called benomyl, which was used for decades on wide variety of fruits, vegetables and nuts before being discontinued in 2001.

Pesticide Hacks Attack Popular Shopper's Guide

Alex Formuzis | Posted 12.24.2011 | Green
Alex Formuzis

The two groups who defend pesticide residues on fruits and veggies are the pesticide and produce industries. When we find ourselves the subject of attacks by the these guys, we've know we've done something right.

Are Organic Foods Worth the Price? And Do They Live up to the Hype?

Dr. Walter Crinnion | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Walter Crinnion

Are we getting better quality food? Fewer pesticides? The possibility of improved health? Or, as an editorial in The Lancet suggests, maybe we are just making ourselves think we are doing better.