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​Most Apples In The US Drenched With Chemical Banned In Europe

​Most Apples In The US Drenched With Chemical Banned In Europe | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
A chemical used on most non-organic American apples that preserves the fruit’s color after harvest was banned by the European Union in 2012 because its makers could not prove it did not put human health at risk, according to a new study.
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USDA Goes Forward With Herbicide-Resistant GMO Seeds

USDA Goes Forward With Herbicide-Resistant GMO Seeds | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
The commercial use of new herbicide-resistant, genetically modified corn and soybean seeds moved one step closer to reality on Friday when the United States Department of Agriculture announced their introduction in limited quantities.
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Rural Poverty Increasing, Especially Among Children – NSAC

Rural Poverty Increasing, Especially Among Children – NSAC | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
Rural poverty increased significantly in the U.S. following the 2007 recession, especially among children, according to data released earlier this mon
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