Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Organic offers a safe alternative to toxic endosulfan

"Concerns have re-surfaced about the permitted use in Australia of the broad-spectrum farm chemical endosulfan.

Protestors concerned over Australia’s decision to continue using endosulfan – Australia having elected not to join over 60 countries worldwide including New Zealand in implementing a ban on the insecticide’s use - can find a safe alternative in certified organic food says Biological Farmers of Australia (BFA).

BFA says Australian consumers can still choose to avoid contact with endosulfan and assist in reducing pollution of the environment by opting for organic produce and supporting a nation-wide move towards organic production. "

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