Over a Billion Pounds of Pesticides are Used Every Year in the United States

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  1. May 4, 2014

    […] 1 billion pounds of pesticides are sprayed on crops in the United States alone every single year. Thanks to […]

  2. May 4, 2014

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  3. May 4, 2014

    […] 1 billion pounds of pesticides are sprayed on crops in the United States alone every single year. Thanks to […]

  4. May 5, 2014

    […] 1 billion pounds of pesticides are sprayed on crops in the United States alone every single year. Thanks to […]

  5. May 5, 2014

    […] 1 billion pounds of pesticides are sprayed on crops in the United States alone every single year. Thanks to […]

  6. May 5, 2014

    […] Approximately 1 billion pounds of pesticides are sprayed on crops in the United States alone every single year. Thanks to pesticide/herbicide-resistant GMO crops, that number is growing every year. Much of this pesticide spraying contains a toxic ingredient known as glyphosate – the primary poisonous active ingredient in Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide RoundUp. Regulators as well as Monsanto claim that this ingredient is excreted from the body, but numerous studies have shown that not only is it causing numerous health problems, but it is showing up in urine samples, blood samples, and even breast milk. […]

  7. May 5, 2014

    […] 1 billion pounds of pesticides are sprayed on crops in the United States alone every single year. Thanks to […]

  8. May 5, 2014

    […] Approximately 1 billion pounds of pesticides are sprayed on crops in the United States alone every single year. Thanks to pesticide/herbicide-resistant GMO crops, that number is growing every year. […]

  9. May 5, 2014

    […] 1 billion pounds of pesticides are sprayed on crops in the United States alone every single year. Thanks to […]

  10. May 6, 2014

    […] Approximately 1 billion pounds of pesticides are sprayed on crops in the United States alone every single year. Thanks to pesticide/herbicide-resistant GMO crops, that number is growing every year. Much of this pesticide spraying contains a toxic ingredient known as glyphosate – the primary poisonous active ingredient in Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide RoundUp. Regulators as well as Monsanto claim that this ingredient is excreted from the body, but numerous studies have shown that not only is it causing numerous health problems, but it is showing up in urine samples, blood samples, and even breast milk. […]

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  12. June 29, 2014

    […] combating insect infestations and controlling exotic species, they also can be harmful. Yet about 1.1 billion pounds of pesticide-active ingredients are used annually in the U.S., with more than 20,000 pesticide […]

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