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University of Guelph
SOC 2080
Anthony Winson

March 13 2012 Pesticides and Food Some Issues safe levels for only 100 of 250300 base chemicals the breakdown problem the case of Alar combined or synergistic effects Synergistic effect is the effect that these pesticides do to the products they are used on many consider the organic option has substantial lower rates of pesticide use what about bannedunregistered pesticides we eat on imports but arent those natural toxins much worse Aflotoxins in nuts essentially moldcarcinogens in burned meatwho else is at risk farmers and farm workers farmers can have higher rates of certain cancers due to the diff pesticides they use food outside our boarders produced by farm workers heavy use of migrant laboursome good newsSweden Norway Denmarkprov Of Ontario have reduced pesticide use between 5075 in recent years The Land Ethic Aldo Leopold 18871948 the story of Odysseus What is Ls messagehow is land like the slave girls Privilege but not obligationwhat is an ethic For L its a differentiation of social from antisocial conduct the single premise of ethics the individual is a member of community winterdependent parts what would a land ethic do change role of Homo sapiens from conqueror ant
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