In this fortnight: Temporary & Definitive
Previous fortnight: Organic & Eco
Organic / Bio backyard Margarida Silva & Jorge Ferreira
The World Health Organization, through its specialized structure IARC - International Agency for Research on Cancer based in France, declared glyphosate (along with other organophosphate pesticides) as "probably carcinogenic for humans."
This rating means that there is sufficient scientific evidence to prove that glyphosate causes cancer in laboratory animals and that there are also direct evidence for the same effect in humans, although more limited.
Shopping list Helena Santos
To the question "What should I buy Bio"? The answer I give is "everything"! But in fact, for various reasons we end up not being able to do that.
Anyway, we can suggest some foods that should be given priority when you choose what to buy organic.
Apples, peaches, strawberries, celery, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, dairy and meat should be on your priority list.Continue reading
Fortnight started in 28 March 2016: Near & Far away