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Which Summer Fruit has the Most Pesticides?

June 25, 2012
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Which Summer Fruit has the Most Pesticides?

Summertime is the height of the growing season. At no other time of year can you get fruit that tastes as juicy and sweet as it does right now. The problem? Most of it has been soaked in pesticides. Fruit is notoriously difficult to grow organically, and because most have soft skins, those pesticides...

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Hawaiian Farmers Are Satisfied with GMO Papaya

June 1, 2012
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Hawaiian Farmers Are Satisfied with GMO Papaya

A new supply of fresh papayas from Hawaii will reach grocery-store shelves in Japan this year and consumers have biotechnology to thank for it. by Ken Kamiya Hawaiian Farmers Are Satisfied with GMO Papaya Thanks to Ken Kamiya  for this commentary peice.  In the middle of the 20th century, as Hawaiian papaya farmers started...

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Ecudor Bananas Now Geneticially Modified

June 1, 2012
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Ecudor Bananas Now Geneticially Modified

“Today we have a genetically modified bananas. Not with foreign genes, but with our banana genes that are more disease resistance. It is one of the important results,” said Peralta.   Ecudor Bananas Now Geneticially Modified Thanks to FreshPlaza.com for creating this article in English  Following the harsh winter, banana producers now face the...

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