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Don’t be afraid of your apples

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There was plenty of the predictable nonsense on the Internet. “Europe to America: Your apples are hazardous,” or “Enjoying that apple? European Union thinks it contains carcinogens,” or the usual stuff about “pesticide-coated apples” we supposedly foist on an unwilling world.

It was all reminiscent of the Alar affair — minus the skull-and-crossbone graphics and the twisted propaganda on “60 Minutes.” The techniques are similar — the fundraising professional environmental scaremongers point out that a chemical exists, that it genuinely…

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