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Re: Pollution
« Reply #495 on: March 18, 2017, 07:23:26 pm »
Monsanto Isn't Feeding the World -- It's Killing Our Children

 Saturday, March 18, 2017 

By Katherine Paul, Organic Consumers Association | News Analysis

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"How could we have ever believed that it is a good idea to grow our food with poisons?" -- Dr. Jane Goodall

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Two new reports published in recent weeks add to the already large and convincing body of evidence, accumulated over more than half a century, that agricultural pesticides and other toxic chemicals are poisoning us.

Both reports issue scathing indictments of US and global regulatory systems that collude with chemical companies to hide the truth from the public, while they fill their coffers with ill-gotten profits.

According to the World Health Organization, whose report focused on a range of environmental risks, the cost of a polluted environment adds up to the deaths of 1.7 million children every year.

A report by the Special Rapporteur on the right to food, presented to the United Nations Human Rights Council, focused more narrowly on agricultural chemicals. The UN report states unequivocally that the storyline perpetuated by companies like Monsanto -- the one that says we need pesticides to feed the world -- is a myth. And a catastrophic one at that.

Full article:

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/39866-monsanto-isn-t-feeding-the-world-it-s-killing-our-children
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