Pesticides don’t cause cancer. Organic gardens do!

Before the Obama family moved into the White House, several high-profile food advocates called for the family to build a garden. Sure enough, they did. Or at least their gardeners and chefs did.

Little did people know that this 50 x 20-foot garden would lead to starvation and cancer. That is, if you believe the American Council on Science and Health, which bills itself as a “consumer education consortium concerned with issues related to food,

nutrition, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, lifestyle, the environment and

health.”

The group has been accused of taking a majority of its funding from the chemical and pesticide industry, which it denies, saying it has “thousands of donors.” Whoever is funding the ACSH, it has decided to take a rather extreme view on the Obama garden. It shared these opinions with the Daily Show:

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