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May 9, 2011
There are 269 pesticides, and pesticide metabolites, impurities, and break down products that are endocrine disruptors.
Pesticides account for one-third of all known endocrine disruptors.
Oct 23, 2010
Sales of organic whole milk increased 30% in August 2010 compared to August 2009.
Aug 5, 2010
The cost to increase omega 3 intake by 0.17 micrograms via wild Atlantic salmon is about $4.50, and from whole organic milk, $0.43.
Jul 1, 2010
Conventional potato growers in Washington State sprayed over 10 pesticides and 14 pounds of active ingredients per acre in 2005, the last year surveyed by the USDA.
Jun 25, 2010
Organic milk sales rose 16.8% in the month of April, 2010, according to the USDA's AMS, and new science shows organic milk can help children control their weight.
May 11, 2010
95% of the $48 billion Illinois residents spend on food goes to food from out of state, according to a new Iowa State University study.
Apr 21, 2010
Dairy cows and their offspring account for 57% of global cattle meat production, according to a new FAO report on greenhouse gas emissions from the dairy sector.
Apr 18, 2010
According to the USDA, almost 34 million Americans now participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program -- the largest number of people ever and 19% more than last year.
Apr 9, 2010
More antibiotics are given to livestock in North Carolina than are given to humans in the entire United States.