Certification agency to promote organic farming

Bombay: The state government created the Organic Certification Body (OCA) to promote organic farming. The agency, headquartered in Akola and regional offices in other cities, will grant accreditation to help farmers sell organic produce inside and outside the country. The OCA will be headed by the Secretary of Agriculture made …

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Chemicals and Breast Cancer Risk

Broadcast date: week of August 27, 2021 stream / download this segment as an MP3 file Estrogen is a female hormone produced primarily in the ovaries. From the first period until menopause, estrogen stimulates normal breast cells, but higher lifetime exposure to estrogen can increase the risk of breast cancer. …

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