Strawberries Remain the Most Tainted Product with Pesticides In 2017
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) of the US Department of Agriculture, and the US Food and Drug Administration has ranked strawberries has having the highest rate of pesticides contamination in 2017. According to the EWG Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce, strawberries have the highest concentrations of pesticides in this year, followed by spinach. The group tested about 36,000 samples of fruits and vegetables, and found that about 70% of 48 farm produce contained pesticides contamination.
Beekeepers Step Up To Save Honey Bees
Beekeepers in South Carolina are joining forces to save bee colonies by offering beekeeping classes. The classes raise awareness on the importance of honey bees, teach how to cultivate bees, and how to harvest your own honey.
Pesticide Designed To Clean Up Environment Ends Up Killing 4 Children At The Comforts Of Their Home
An accidental posioning has occurred in Texas that led to the death of four children after a pesticide produced toxic gas in the home.
DJI Launches Drones That Spray Pesticides
The Agras MG-1 drone is designed by DJI to help farmers spray pesticides on farm crops.
Parkinson’s disease risk tied to pesticide exposure
Prolonged exposure to pesticides and insecticides could increased the risk of Parkinson's disease.