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View Diary: Feeding America: Obama Admin Likes Farm to School (updated with pledges) (101 comments)

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  •  They don't get cancer much either. A cohort study (0+ / 0-)

    done in NYS found that farmers who were actively in production in the 60s-80s had less cancer (except skin) than avg Americans. Some statistically marginal increase in bladder cancers, but not the spikes you'd expect to see from heavy exposure to pesticides. That is thought to be due to the "clean living syndrome".

    He who distinguishes the true savor of food can never be a glutton, he who does not cannot be otherwise. - Thoreau

    by the fan man on Sat Nov 21, 2009 at 04:57:34 PM PST

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