Yes, I heard it on the news the other day. A bit frightening, isn't it? I eat bananas all the time - they are just so good for you, taste even better, and at least where I live they're real cheap too. They're excellent if your in need of a quick energy boost, full of B group vitamins and potassium. Man, I'd be lost without bananas!
I get exacerbation of my neuropathic pain after eating bananas. I can eat small quantities mixed into a fruit salad -- like one banana cut up and mixed with lots of other cut up fresh fruit; but if I eat, say, a snack consisting of just 2 bananas, I feel ill.
I used to love bananas, but I ate so many of them that by the time I was 4 years old, I was sick of them. I've TRIED recently to force myself to eat and like them, but I can't even get through half a banana before I gag. I'd love to like them, but ARG!
That article didn't really sell to me the idea that bananas are going to be gone in 10 years. If fungicide is so important, then howcome it's so easy to find organic bananas that aren't terrible more expensive than their fungicidal counterparts?
I did rather like the term "mutant wild bananas" however.
ETA: I see that this has been bumped from very long ago. I want to add that bananas don't grow on trees, they grows on plants (that happen to be considered a type of herb, the largest on Earth.)
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