The Myths of Safe Pesticides

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Pub Date 01 Sep 2014 | Archive Date 15 Sep 2014

Description

The chemical-based conventional agriculture industry claims that the synthesized concoctions they sell as pesticides, herbicides, and insecticides are safe when used as directed, but does the scientific evidence truly support their assertions? When pesticide residues are found in 77 percent of all foods in the United States, it’s important to know the truth.

Organic agriculturist and President of the International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements, Leu has weeded through a wealth of respected scientific journals to present peer-reviewed evidence proving the claims of chemical companies and pesticide regulators are not all they seem. Leu translates technical jargon into layman’s terms to break down the five most-repeated myths about pesticide safety, refuting them using scientific data.

The chemical-based conventional agriculture industry claims that the synthesized concoctions they sell as pesticides, herbicides, and insecticides are safe when used as directed, but does the...


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Advance Praise

"Citing the latest studies, The Myth of Safe Pesticides is a modernized Silent Spring-- and just as powerful. In an amazingly readable and understandable style, Andre Leu makes us all heavyweights in this battle for the future of food and the health of our children." Joel Salatin labeled 'The World's Most Innovative Farmer' by Time Magazine

"Citing the latest studies, The Myth of Safe Pesticides is a modernized Silent Spring-- and just as powerful. In an amazingly readable and understandable style, Andre Leu makes us all heavyweights...


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