Found @ http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/38763223/ns/health-kids_and_parenting/
ADHD risk may be tied to pesticide exposure before birth
Pregnant women should wash all fruits, vegetables carefully, study author says
By Linda Carroll
updated 8/19/2010 11:21:56 AM ET...
Which fruits/veggies have the most pesticdes in them? And which have the least?
According to the Environmental Working Group (www.ewg.org) these are the fruits and vegetables least likely to be contaminated pesticides.
I need a pesticide that will not kill the bugs. Why not kill the bugs you ask? Because if it will kill the bugs, it might harm me, my kids, and maybe the local bees.
2 years ago I bought some powder pesticide that the bugs did not like. The powder would not kill the bugs, they just did not...
In the next couple of months members with gardens will be looking for some type of insecticide. Well, stay away from the Sevin dust. Sevin dust is high toxic to insects, including bees.
Not only will a bee get the dust on them, but they will also bring it back to the hive where the dust will...
Pyrethrin is far less toxic to mammals, and is considered by some as the replacement to modern synthetic insecticides.
Pyrethrin is biodegradable, breaks down easily on exposure to light or oxygen. And is considered one of the safest insecticides for use around food.
So you home gardeners...