Monthly Archives: July 2017

Cancer, children, the EPA and you

Questions: Are cancer causing pesticides prohibited by the EPA and other government agencies? Does the EPA or any other government agency try to especially approve pesticides that are safe to use around our children? Is cancer is the usual consequence of long term exposure to pesticides?  …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Answers Not necessarily. Seven years ago a panel […]

How much do you really know about pesticides part 1

How much do you really know about pesticides?      Part 1   QUESTIONS: We all have heard about Rachel Carson and her brilliant 1964 book, Silent Spring, about the harmful effects of pesticides and especially DDT. Did the bestselling Silent Spring change anything? Has there been a lot less use of pesticides since Rachel Carson’s Silent […]