Poison land

hands off our foodIn an effort to harmonize Canadian pesticide rules with those of the United States, Ottawa will soon allow higher residue levels on fruits and veggies.

Harmonize? Harmonize?

You mean fold to the whim of America? Bend.

My god. What is wrong with this country anyway?

Differences in residue limits, which apply both to domestic and imported food, pose a potential trade irritant, said Richard Aucoin, chief registrar of the Pest Management Regulatory Agency, which sets Canada’s pesticide rules.

A trade irritant huh? Oh boo-hoo.

Pesticide and growth hormone abuse is so rampant in Central America that girls are reaching puberty at 11.

What else are we going to have to do to placate American industrialists.

Irritant my ass.

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