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Do the most commonly detected pesticides on the EWG's Dirty Dozen expose only negligible risks to consumers? [closed]

NBC summarizes Winters's study: There are theoretical concerns about pesticides, which, as a parent, worry me. Winter doesn't think we should and says “these concerns are based on values, not science....
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How can bee pollen be organic?

Bee pollen is frequently referred to as a health supplement and sold as "organic" in organic supermarkets and stores. I am wondering how pollen can be claimed to be organic and to what extent organic ...
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What are we putting on our faces!?! Why don't we have an agency like the FDA approving/monitoring the safety of cosmetics?

"FDA does not approve cosmetics, although we do approve color additives used in cosmetics. It is the responsibility of cosmetic manufacturers to ensure, before marketing their products, that the ...