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Reclaiming the future of food and farming
  • 94% of new pesticide products approved by EPA

    In 2017 and 2018 EPA approved more than 100 pesticide products containing ingredients widely considered to be the most dangerous still in use. Learn more

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    Two more chlorpyrifos bans on the books!

    This year has been marked by encouraging and long overdue progress toward eradicating the brain-harming pesticide chlorpyrifos. Learn more

  • Global groundswell for agroecology

    The growing focus on agroecology in recent years represents a tremendous victory for peasant, Indigenous and family farmers who have been developing this ecological approach to farming over millenia. Learn more

  • Fifty percent more atrazine coming to your water

    The Trump administration announced plans to weaken safeguards for atrazine, which will result in a 50% increase in the amount allowed in U.S. waterways. Learn more

  • How we “catch” pesticide drift: Doing science with the people

    For well over a decade, PAN has worked with partner groups in our key states to test the air for pesticide drift using a device called the Drift Catcher. Learn more

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EPA could end this pesticide drift protection

Farmworkers and rural communities are at risk as EPA seeks to weaken rules on pesticide spray drift.

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GroundTruth Blog: News and happenings from the frontlines of the movement for fair food & farming.

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New research from University of Iowa has some sobering findings on the impacts of exposure to pyrethroids. The study...

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Farmworkers are already some of the least protected workers in the country. And EPA is proposing to weaken an...

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In 2017 and 2018 the U.S. EPA approved more than 100 pesticide products containing ingredients widely considered to...

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Reflecting back on 2019, I’m feeling inspired, appreciative — and energized.

I’m inspired by the momentum...

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