Studies show reduced crop yields with their use. Not to mention, GM crops are monocrops, which means they are more vulnerable to disease and require increased usage of pesticides, insecticides, and fungicides.Scientists suggested that "agro-ecological" methods would provide the most viable means to ensure global food security, including the use of traditional seed varieties and local farming practices already adapted to the local ecology.
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YIKES-54 different types of pesticide residues on non-organic strawberries?! Our friends at Stonyfield Farm give us a good reminder about why buying organic is so important. Just in time too, Environmental Working Group just released the 2012 Dirty Dozen list. Food for thought while you're whipping up that strawberry pie!
With food prices skyward bound and no reprieve from pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables, fresh fruits and vegetables will soon become a luxury item for those who can afford chemical free and organic products. The source for pesticide residues in our food could be through the application of pesticides on crops, with residues remaining…