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Toxins ingested.

Recent interesting stories in Popular Mechanics, National Geographic,  The Smithsonian and the Detroit Free Press deal with toxic elements that find there way into our food chain and have an adverse affect on our health and well-being.  This goes beyond the parts per million contaminants that are allowed in the foods we eat. The human body is not inured to the pesticides and herbicides it is exposed to. It is with good reason that countries are showing Monsanto the door.  We need to put a leash on Monsanto and its Frankenstein GMOs here in America.   P3
Lee Jacobsen December 10, 2013 at 07:37 PM
Joe, how would you like the scenario of your demise to be? 1. Starving to death in the near future due to lack of food since pesticides and herbicides have been outlawed, causing pests to eat most of the crops, or 2. pondering the fact, while in your late eighties (average life span) that those pesticides etc may indeed have had an adverse effect on one's health and well being? I'll take option two all day long.......
K. Scott December 11, 2013 at 07:24 PM
Lee, quit trolling Joe, your acting like your off your meds.
Joseph Borrajo December 11, 2013 at 07:57 PM
Thank you. Med dependency is a toxin. P3
Lee Jacobsen December 13, 2013 at 03:54 PM
Both of you have conveniently avoided the point I was making, and what Joe does a lot, complain but no suggestions to resolve issues. It is much easier to be a critic with respect to herbicides and insecticides, than to propose an alternative to starving when the little critters eat up all the crops. Take Turkeys as an example. Modern turkeys are bred to produce larger breast meat and weigh much more than the heritage turkeys which can still fly. The difference is cost, about 3 times less for a fat modern turkey that tastes better. So, by dissing the use of modern methods to grow food, the homeless and poor end up suffering as the costs increase dramatically for them when the available amount of food volume produced is less. An obvious correlation...the less herbicides and pesticides used, the greater the use of food stamps. The fix? Tax breaks to Monsanto to develop less toxic ways to preserve the crops.

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