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Bug #38578 closed:unresolved
Edmond Post Office Shooting

Sherrill said nothing as he immediately walked up to the shift supervisor, Richard Esser Jr., and shot him in the chest at close range. Still silent, Sherrill stalked more victims throughout the winding corridors of the Edmond post office. His rampage lasted for only ten minutes but,... Read more

Bug #38135 closed:unresolved
Twice Mistaken

In his December 12, 2012 Mother Jones blog post ("Mark Bittman's Smart Take on Kids and Pesticides"), Tom Philpott quotes the following line from a commentary piece by New York Times columnist, Mark Bittman: “I was impressed by a statement by the American Association of... Read more

Bug #38125 closed:unresolved
Factually wrong use of DDE pesticide data comparing organic vs conventional kale

In a piece about the benefits of organic food, a graph is given comparing the residues of the pesticide DDE on organic and conventionally grown kale. Unfortunately, the underlying source (http://whatsonmyfood.org/level.jsp?food=GK&pesticide=910#f1) has no data for organic kale (that is, none... Read more

Bug #38124 closed:unresolved
Misleading use of scientific study results

In a post about why consumers should prefer organic food (after Dr. Oz made waves saying it wasn't critical), a meta-analysis study on neurological problems in workers occupationally exposed to pesticides was used in a context implying that eating organic food would reduce risks to similar... Read more