Archive for March, 2012

Farming Has Been Awarded Multi

Farming Has Been Awarded Multi

British “The Independent” 19, citing the United Nations World Food Programme’s report warned, “With the deepening global financial crisis, the world is at a critical juncture, there will be hunger in danger of losing control.” The report said the G8 meeting in Italy agriculture ministers in their efforts to “develop a common route out of this crisis to respond to world food problem.”

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The Disadvantages of Intensive Farming

The Disadvantages of Intensive Farming

In the cloak of increased production and profits we have turned to intensive farming. But intensive farming has come with a high price to our health. Today the health of all Americans are at more risk than ever before because of the chemicals that we ingest into our bodies through the food we eat. Cancer, Alzheimer’s and other major illnesses are on the rise and said to be linked to the chemicals absorbed into our bodies. Will we ever be able to go back to farming the natural way?

The use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides and insecticides is rampant in intensive farming. Animal farms with over populated conditions and pollution lead to animal sickness and diseases. Intensive farming is carried out in the majority of these working farms leading to more chances of us consuming unwanted chemicals in our diet.

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