Kerala Organic Farming Policy announced

By The Hindu, Staff Reporter on March 7, 2014 in Food and Water
Repeated use of pesticides resulted in pollution of water bodies and soil as well asdestruction of flora and fauna. Consumption of chemically treated vegetables and food grains had even led to pesticide residual in breast milk, so Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan, officially announced the Kerala State Organic Farming policy aimed at making farming sustainable and ensuring toxin-freefood to public within 10 years.....Download Story or Read On

First Published in The Hindu, on 18/05/2010

Story Tags: sustainable, toxin-free, organic farming, Kerala


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