The banning of DDT in the US in 1972 did not bring about any rethinking of factory farming and its addiction to deleterious pesticides.
The German Beekeepers Association is calling for a nationwide ban following controversial legislation allowing EU member states to opt out of GM cultivation.
Valerie Tarico is a psychologist. She is the author of Trusting Doubt: A Former Evangelical Looks at Old Beliefs in a New Light. She is also the founder of WisdomCommons.org.