"Fed Rule Would Ban Widely Used Nerve-Agent Pesticide"

"Federal regulators on Friday proposed a zero-tolerance policy for food-borne residues of a pesticide widely used on edible crops nationwide, effectively ending its application to more than a dozen crops, including tree nuts, soybeans, corn, wheat, apples and citrus."

Source: LA Times, 11/02/2015

"Meat Is Linked to Higher Cancer Risk, W.H.O. Report Finds"

"An international panel of experts convened by the World Health Organization concluded Monday that eating processed meat like hot dogs, ham and bacon raises the risk of colon cancer and that consuming other red meats “probably” raises the risk as well. But the increase in risk is so slight that experts said most people should not be overly worried about it."

Source: NY Times, 10/27/2015


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