UNCENSORED POST: Cancer-causing chemicals, widely accepted and perceived as “normal”, are finally being called into question on a mass scale as one formulation is currently destroying veggie gardens all over the UK. QUESTION : Is this stuff being imported into New Zealand? If not, wonderful. However, what about all the other toxic pesticides and herbicides we are still using? Why do we still tolerate carcinogenic chemicals in our food and water at all? After all, cancer is far easier to prevent than to cure.
Mass spraying of pesticides on farms, pictured here in Florida, is putting gardens at risk. Photograph: David R. Frazier/Alamy
Home-grown veg ruined by toxic fertiliser
Gardeners across Britain are reaping a bitter harvest of rotten potatoes, withered salads and deformed tomatoes after an industrial herbicide tainted their soil. Caroline Davies reports on how the food chain became contaminated and talks to the angry allotment owners whose plots have been destroyed