QRegardless of the safety of chemicals being sprayed on food crops, what are the effects to the environment and communities who are surrounded by chemicalseed companies who spray pesticides around the clock?

Regardless of the safety of chemicals being sprayed on food crops, what are the effects to the environment and communities who are surrounded by chemicalseed companies who spray pesticides around the clock?

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Posted on June 12, 2018
Thank you for your question, and for clarity purposes, I want to mention there are multiple products under the Roundup® brand, so I am going to assume you are inquiring about Roundup Agricultural herbicides. With that said, you can get Roundup in bulk format from almost any ag retailer in the U.S. There are several thousand in the U.S. If the ag retailer near you does not carry Roundup brand glyphosate then please request it.  Read More
Posted on July 30, 2018
Genetic engineering (GE) touches on the routine life of billions of people (but not everyone). Food, clothes, and medicine are commonly made with the help of genetically engineered organisms. Certain medicines, like insulin, could only be mass-produced this way. Fiber for clothes is made less expensive thanks to GE cotton plants. You also PROBABLY sometimes eat plants with a few engineered genes, depending on where you live. But genetic engineering isn’t just for making new or better... Read More
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Posted on February 28, 2018
Before the advent of genetically engineering plants for resistance to bacteria and viruses, farmers used chemicals - lots and lots of chemicals - to control pathogenic bacteria and the insects that transmit the plant viruses. So the non-GMO method to control plant pathogens is bad on the environment and farmer’s health, and possibly unsafe for us consumers too.   Genetically modifying papaya to be resistant to a deadly virus saved the papaya industry and there really was no other... Read More
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