Do you know the multiple benefits of organic food and farming systems? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Charles Benbrook, Ph.D., agricultural economist, visiting scholar at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, and member of the Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) Science Team. With CEHN, Benbrook and colleagues research the impact of pesticide use on birth outcomes. See: http://cehn-healthykids.org/ He describes the risks of increasing herbicide use, specifically related to genetically engineered herbicide-resistant crops. Benbrook also describes the environmental and public health benefits of pasture-raised, 100% grass and forage-fed organic livestock, specifically increases in beneficial omega-3 fatty acids.
Related website: http://www.asyousow.org/ays_report/roundup-revealed/