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Call Siskinds LLP| Blame Pesticides | PEI | What will we do if we allow the potato industry to destroy our image as a desirable tourist destination, and poison the waterways

Potato farming not only industry

    Letters to the Editor (The Guardian) Published on September 06, 2014Editor:

There really is no denying it. Pesticides have been the hot button issue this year. In line at the grocery store, at the coffee shops, even at barbecues, everyone seems to be talking about pesticide bans. People I’ve never heard talking about these issues now are. People I never thought would be in favor of a ban now are. What an amazing shift in public perception in just one year.

One concern that I have heard raised on the topic of pesticide bans is the economy. What will happen to the economy if we do end up banning pesticides? Let’s look at this for a moment. So far, we haven’t banned pesticides and it’s Islander’s tax dollars that are propping up the potato industry, not the potato industry propping up Islanders. McCain’s is closing, Cavendish is threatening to leave and a lot of Islanders are now without jobs or are wondering how secure their jobs are.
Even with the pesticides, we don’t have security, that’s for sure.However, another point that is worth mentioning is that potato farming isn’t our only industry. What about tourism and fishing? These industries are big here, and unfortunately are both being severely damaged in order to maintain this one failing industry. What will we do if we allow the potato industry to destroy our image as a desirable tourist destination, and poison the waterways, and then the potato industry collapses anyway? It seems like we may collectively have been putting all our eggs in the wrong basket.
Amanda Simmons,
Summerside
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Opinion/Letter-to-editor/2014-09-06/article-3859649/Potato-farming-not-only-industry/1

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2014 PESTICIDE PROSECUTION “ROUNDUP”

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Lunatic Stephanie Seneff | MIT | Glyphosate in Breast Milk | Half of All U.S. Children Will Be Autistic (by 2025) | AltHealthWorks.com

 The active ingredient glyphosate is found in the breast milk of American mothers at levels that are a dangerous 760 to 1600 times higher than allowable limits in European drinking water.

MIT Researcher’s New Warning: At Today’s Rate, Half of All U.S. Children Will Be Autistic (by 2025)

By Nick Meyer On June 11, 2014 · Add Comment

Research scientist Stephanie Seneff of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a widely published author on topics ranging from Azlheimer’s Disease to autism and cardiovascular disease, raised plenty of eyebrows recently with a bold proclamation on autism at a special panel in Massachusetts about genetically modified organisms and other topics.

“At today’s rate, by 2025, one in two children will be autistic,”  Seneff said last Thursday in Groton, MA at an event sponsored by the holistic-focused Groton Wellness organization.

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Stop Wasting Our Money! | Ontario Pesticide Ban Failure | Agricultural Adaption Council | CUPRI

Cosmetic Use Pesticide Research And Innovation Program (CUPRI)
Funded By the Government of Ontario, Administered by the Agricultural Adaption Council

The Ontario Trade Association (Landscape Ontario Lawn Care Commodity Group) has been promoting anything they can in order to Survive the Ontario 2009 Cosmetic Pesticide Ban. 

Hoping for new products to come onto the market that actually work and offer Tools to Landscape Exterminators for effective and efficient control of Broadleaf Weeeds, Crabgrass and Grubs.

Supporting Biological Options and funding of monies being funneled to Dr. Brownbridge of VineLand Research.

On December of 2013 the Lawn Care Commodity Group Meeting and an included youtube video tell it like it really is.

THE ONTARIO PESTICIDE BAN IS A FAILURE , THERE ARE NO ALTERNATIVE PRODUCTS THAT WORK!!!

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