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2013-10-15 23:31:02

Following an article published by Occupy, Colle Farmers Market, an organic farmers market, details how Brazilians are shifting toward organic food due to the high levels of pesticides found on traditionally grown produce in the country. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Colle Farmers Market, an organic farmers market, responds to an article published by Occupy on September 27th, which discusses Brazil’s increase in organic markets due to rising awareness of the heavy pesticide use in...

2013-10-11 23:18:20

Transparency Market Research published new "Solvents Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/solvents-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Transparency Market Research is Published new Market Report “Solvents Market (Alcohols, Hydrocarbons, Ketones, Esters, Chlorinated and Others) for Paints...

2013-10-11 08:39:52

Rice University lab traps metallic compounds to sniff out signs of hazardous solvents Rice University scientists took a lesson from craftsmen of old to assemble microscopic compounds that warn of the presence of dangerous fumes from solvents. The researchers combined a common mineral, zeolite, with a metallic compound based on rhenium to make an "artificial nose" that can sniff out solvent gases. They found that in the presence of the compound, each gas had a photoluminescent...

2013-10-08 23:34:53

Produce industry leader, Tanimura & Antle, has had its greenhouse grown butter lettuce independently certified as Pesticide Residue Free. Tanimura & Antle is the first to obtain this certification for greenhouse grown lettuce. Salinas, California (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Produce industry leader, Tanimura & Antle, has certified their greenhouse grown butter lettuce as Pesticide Residue Free. Packages will feature a new certification mark alerting shoppers to this unique product...


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2009-07-07 19:47:08

Today's soil contamination is a direct result of man-made chemicals or other changes in nature's soil environment. This contamination most commonly occurs from underground storage tanks bursting, use of pesticides, discarding oil and fuel illegally, leakage of dirty surface water, draining of wastes from landfalls and knowingly dumping industrial wastes into the soil. The most widespread chemicals found are petroleum hydrocarbons, solvents, common pesticides, lead and additional heavy metals....

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