|The Clear Choice to Protect Children’s Health: Organic Food|
The Cornucopia Institute - 10/6/2015. The Cornucopia Institute released a report today making the compelling case for protecting children’s health and development by choosing organic foods over their conventional, chemically grown and produced counterparts.
|Reproductive Health Experts Call for Action on Toxic Chemicals|
Beyond Pesticides - 10/6/2015. Last week, the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) released a statement encouraging broad-based policy measures that prevent exposure to toxic environmental chemicals. “The global health and economic burden related to toxic environmental chemicals is in excess of millions of deaths and billions of dollars every year,” the report unequivocally states.
|Older farmers more likely to die in accidents; average age of farmers keeps increasing|
Institute for Rural Journalism & Community Issues - 10/6/2015. Safety risks for farmers increase as they get older, a cause for concern considering the average age of farmers keeps increasing, Jeffrey Meitrodt reports for the Minneapolis Star Tribune as part of its series "Tragic Harvest." A review of more than 200 farm death investigations in Minnesota showed that nearly half involved people 65 or older.