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Toxins Released By The Tiny Organisms May

Sept.11 : In times when food is genetically manipulated and chemically contaminated, the metaphor "food for thought" can also stand for manipulated information and be toxic food for thought. Unfortunately, Dr M.S. Swaminathan

This paper examines the effectiveness of damage control mechanisms to reduce crop losses from agricultural pests. It uses data from a sample of Cole crop (Cauliflower and Cabbage)
growing households in the Bhaktapur district of Nepal to study the impact of pesticides on agriculture production. The results suggest that the marginal productivity of pesticides is close

The massive use of pesticides in almost all cereals, vegetables and crop fields has been proved harmful to environment, ecological balance and human health, sources said.

The extensive use of pesticides in almost all cereals, vegetables and crops field has been proved harmful to human health.

Pesticides are used in pumpkin, guava, blackberry, ladies finger, palk, calery, water melon, pulse, brinjal, chilli, bitter gourd, beans, potato, tomato, cauliflower,, cabbage, jackfruits and many other vegetables.

Beijing: Lead pollution from a newly opened and unlicensed manganese smelter has poisoned more than 1,300 children in southeastern China

There probably are lots of senior execs who've been comforted when their chief scientist or toxicologist has told them that since "the dose makes the poison," they shouldn't sweat some new study about a chemical found in small amounts in their products.

Sale of seasonal summer fruits ripened with harmful chemical carbide continues unabated in all the markets of Narail and Jessore towns posing a serious threat to public health.

Market sources said a section of traders are selling carbide- ripened summer fruits after treating those with formalin.

MUMBAI: The seven-year-old hippopotamus that died at the Byculla zoo last week may have consumed heavy metals either through water or fodder over a long period of time.

Following this alarming finding, doctors at the Bombay Veterinary College (BVC) on Tuesday swung into action to conduct separate pathological tests of samples (water and fodder) collected from the animal's enclosure.

Atlanta: Traces of a chemical used in rocket fuel were found in samples of powdered baby formula, and could exceed what