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Swiss groundwater contaminated with pesticides and fertilizers

A fertile farmer meadow near Waldkirch, Canton St. Gallen. (Image: Ennio Leanza / Keystone) Substances of agricultural origin affect "widespread and sustainable" groundwater. That's what the federal government said in a national survey. The report has political relevance. Angelica Hardegger 14.8.2019, 23:53 hours Water is the driving force of Swiss politics. Next year, the population …

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20 minutes – Swiss milk is now green – and more expensive

Soon, a new logo will appear on Swiss dairy products: Swissmilk Green. The Swiss dairy industry introduced the industry standard on Tuesday. Federal President Ueli Maurer was also invited (see video above). investigation What kind of milk do you drink? That's what animal rights activists say Although the foundation welcomes the right animal, the industry …

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In Swiss drinking water, chemicals are constantly appearing. What's going on?

The Swiss think that their rooster is the cleanest in the world. In our water, however, there are always chemicals that do not belong to it. So, in the last two weeks in several cantons. Simon Mason 3.8.2019, 05:00 For many, the greatest pleasure: a glass of Swiss mineral water.Image: Getty Images For nearly 50 …

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Tobacco Group Philip Morris Sponsors Swiss Pavilion at World Fair – Prevention Experts Shocked

The cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris is the main sponsor of the Swiss presence at World & # 39; s Fair 2020 in Dubai. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs allows the group to adorn itself with the "image of official Switzerland". Sven Altermatt 18.7.2019, 05:00 am The Swiss pavilion at Expo 2020 is spectacular. Philip Morris …

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Swiss lakes are subject to climate stress

Global warming threatens Swiss lakes sooner than excessive fertilization, warns researchers. Now the federal government responds. Sven Altermatt 29.6.2019, 05:00 am Refresh yourself in the Pâquis baths on Lake Geneva: during the heat, many Swiss lakes are in a good mood.Image: Laurent Darbellay / Keystone (Geneva, June 25, 2019) Pesticides. Fertilizer. Micropollutants. These keywords relate …

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Prohibition in autumn – Causal pesticides in Swiss drinking water – News

happy Chlorothalonil is still used in this country, although the pesticide in the EU has been withdrawn from approval. In many drinking water samples, pesticide residues are repeatedly detected. Chlorothalonil fungicide, used as a cure for rot in cereal crops, is currently the subject of much controversy. In the Swiss fields, 30 tons of this …

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The Swiss confectionery producer must rethink: when sweets become medicines

Hunziker, a manufacturer of Migros-Schleckwaren, needs to rethink because of the decline in sugar consumption. It relies on expensive candies with medicinal additives. Benjamin Weinmann 5.6.2019, 05:00 am Gummy bear of Hunziker. (Photo: PD) If you think of Swiss sweets, think of Ricola first. What almost nobody knows is that the quantitatively best selling candy …

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