Chlordane

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Name: Chlordane
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Unwarranted use of pesticides

Do we know that we are consuming poison every day at our dining table? The famous proverb “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” should now be changed to “An apple a day keeps your health away”. I have pity on those health columnists who suggest how we ... [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Hyannis school's garden soil gets the green light

HYANNIS — Students, faculty and volunteers can once again harvest snap peas, tomatoes and herbs from the garden at Hyannis West Elementary School.The results of the soil testing, which was prompted by concerns about levels of a now-banned pesticide found ... [Published Cape Cod Online - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Common chemicals found at EPA Superfund sites

Lead – 1,272 (Number of sites the chemical is found at)What it’s used for: Producing batteries, ammunition, metal product and X-ray shields. Once was used commonly in paints and ceramic products.Health effects: Can affect almost every system in the body. ... [Published South Coast Today - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Two Quality Control Labs to come up at Sirsa, Gharaunda soon

na Horticulture Department will set up two Quality Control Labs at Gharaunda of Karnal district and the other at Sirsa at a cost of Rs 2 crore each to analyse pesticide residues in fruits.  Dr AS Saini, director horticulture, said that these two labs ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

A double-check for garden safety

Written by Edward F. Maroney    June 23, 2014EDWARD F. MARONEY PHOTOSOIL SIFTERS – Barnstable Public Schools Director of Facilities David Kanyock, left, and Dave Bennett of Bennett Environmental check out the recently dedicated vegetable garden at Hyannis ... [Published Barnstable Patriot - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Soil in Hyannis school's garden tested for safety

HYANNIS – Inside the picket fence of the community garden at Hyannis West Elementary School on Monday, David Bennett pushed down on a soil collection probe and twisted.At the other end he pulled out clumps of soil and stuffed it into small glass jars ... [Published Cape Cod Online - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Study links banned chemicals to autistic behaviour

Another study co-composed by a SFU health researcher has discovered a connection between two chemicals and mentally unbalanced like practices.Pregnant ladies who were laid open to abnormal amounts of fire resistant PBDE-28 and banned pesticide Chlordane ... [Published Topnews.in - Mar 24 2014]

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She said the cost of the testing "is a lot of money. In fact it is more than we raised to build the garden in the first place. Is $3,800 the new price tag to even consider a school garden? If so, I am worried the underprivileged among us will have a hard time growing food. This is setting an impossible bar."
"As of recently, we have centered the vast majority of our time on medication or distinguishing hereditary danger variables" says Dr. Bruce Lanphear, who co-created the study

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Unwarranted use of pesticides [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 23 2014]
Hyannis school's garden soil gets the green light [Published Cape Cod Online - Jul 16 2014]
Common chemicals found at EPA Superfund sites [Published South Coast Today - Jul 13 2014]
Two Quality Control Labs to come up at Sirsa, G... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Jul 04 2014]
A double-check for garden safety [Published Barnstable Patriot - Jun 23 2014]
Soil in Hyannis school's garden tested for safety [Published Cape Cod Online - Jun 23 2014]
Study links banned chemicals to autistic behaviour [Published Topnews.in - Mar 24 2014]
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