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    Read about the new toxics--pesticides you can't wash off, as they are systemic and in solution thoughout our foods and water tables. Derivatives of nicotine, which is a contact insecticide, and widely used before WWII nerve agent poisons lead to synthetic neurotoxic insecticides. Yes, cigarette's nicotine--ever tried to eat one? Barf and tremble.

    When Bayer added toxic chlorine to nicotine, making another chlorinated organic compound, we get the worst  of both. All organochlorines are toxic, bioaccumulative, and persistent to one degree or another in every "never found in nature" combination. With nicotine, we have neonicotinoids. Worse than neocons. And Bayer, the aspirin folks, came from AG Farber, the company that profited from gassing Jews...

    Now we have seven of these neonicotinoids that are in solution in our foods and waters, and killing insects and all that depend on them up the food chain. Read about Long Island's water table being toxic from imidacloprid. Or the link to the increase in autism--the timelines track. Imidacloprid was dissolved into our foods in 1993, with EPA approval.

    Worst of all is the fact that our USDA and their US Forest Service, through their war on "invasives" whether plant or insect or animal--is poisoning the farthest reaches of our public lands and the top of our watersheds. Using Bayer products.

    Enviro groups all over the southern Appalachians, conned by grant money, support the soil injection of Bayer's Merit, imidacloprid, and worse, Safari, to make hemlock trees toxic to kill the "asian invader" here since the 1920s, the hemlock wooly adelgid (HWA) that sucks the life out of hemlocks.

    Same poison selling program for the emerald ash borer, and countless other dynamic animal and plant "vectors". How arrogant of our agencies to make nature's changes a new marketing platform.

    We are treating our forests and lands like a golf course.

    CBG - Coalition against BAYER Dangers
    www.cbgnetwork.org/4.html

    The Autism Epidemic and Disappearing Bees: A Common ... - Truthout
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    Autism Once Again Linked to Pesticides - SafelawnsSafelawns
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    Jul 24, 2009 - “It's time to start looking for the environmental culprits responsible for the remarkable increase in the rate of autism in California,” said Irva ...

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