Re: Malthion as a carcinogen

R Britt (
Tue, 2 Aug 1994 20:25:05 -0700 (PDT)

Why do you bother to call it organic? That reminds me of an ad I saw for
Cu strips used to keep slugs out as an organic approach.
What about biological arsenic? Is that organic? Actually, I would
call malthion organic.
> If you really want a good poison to spray on your CPs, just grind
> up a cup full of apple seeds and spray them on your plants. The
> chief ingredient is cyanide. This would be very organic, though
> I doubt it would be safe. The newspaper reported about some
> health food nut back in the 1970's who began eating a cup full
> of apple seeds and then suddenly expired when he was halfway
> finished.