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‘Dirty Dozen’ — Dirtier Than You Think

This opinion article takes a look at Environmental Working Group’s annual “Dirty Dozen” list of “the 12 fruits and vegetables that purportedly have the greatest pesticide residues” to see what should really be a concern and what should not.

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The Next Farm Bill: Specialty Crops

‘The Next Farm Bill: Specialty Crops’ is the title of a public hearing scheduled for March 9, 2017 in Washington, DC by the Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research of the House Committee on Agriculture – A live audio/video will be made available at the time of the hearing. Web[…]

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