pesticides

Did you know organic farming methods not only protect our environment, and public health, but that of farm workers and their families as well? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Jay Feldman, Executive Director and co-founder of Beyond Pesticides, a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC that works nationally to reduce toxic chemicals in our environment. Feldman discusses consumer perception about the organic label, the National Organic Standards Board’s role in upholding  the integrity of the organic label, GMO crop-related herbicide use, and the upcoming 37th National Pesticide Forum in NYC April 5-6, 2019.        

Related website:  www.beyondpesticides.org

March 7, 2019

Jay Feldman Executive Director and co-founder of Beyond Pesticides, discusses the merits of organic food and farming, harms from pesticide use, and the 2019 Pesticide Forum in NYC. 3/7/2019

Did you know organic farming methods not only protect our environment, and public health, but that of farm workers and their families as well? Join Food […]
January 31, 2019

Registered Dietitian and fertility and reproductive nutrition expert, Judy Simon, reviews tips for men and women to improve fertility. 1/31/2019

Did you know that diet, weight, exercise, stress and even marijuana can all impact fertility? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for […]
June 21, 2018

Philip Ackerman-Leist, author tells the David and Goliath story behind his new book: “A Precautionary Tale: How One Small Town Banned Pesticides, Preserved its Food Heritage, and Inspired a Movement,” 6/21/2018

Did you know that healthful foodsheds are key to democracy and a sustainable future? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her […]
May 10, 2018

Kristen Schafer, Executive Director of the Pesticide Action Network, discusses pesticide drift and harm to children and farm workers. 5/10/2018

Did you  know that exposure to pesticides puts children and farm workers in harm’s way? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for […]