Feed aggregator

Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP | Food & Beverage Litigation Update - Linex Legal (press release) (registration)

PAN in the News - 1 hour 13 min ago

Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP | Food & Beverage Litigation Update
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)
In California, Pesticide Action Network North America and other groups call on the state Department of Pesticide Registration to “stop approving neonicotinoid pesticides pending its completion of a comprehensive scien- tific review of impact to honeybees.

Categories: PAN in the News

Lawsuit Blames State Pesticide Agency Stalling in Honeybee Disaster - AllGov

PAN in the News - 10 hours 29 min ago

Uncover California

Lawsuit Blames State Pesticide Agency Stalling in Honeybee Disaster
AllGov
The lawsuit (pdf), filed by Earthjustice on behalf of Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety and Beyond Pesticides, points out that, “None of this is news” to the department. The suit says the DPR was “compelled” to re-evaluate its position ...
Lawsuit demands Calif. stop approving pesticides that harm beesagprofessional.com
Environmentalists sue California for 'rubber stamping' use of honeybee-killing ...RT
Environmentalists sue DPR for approving honeybee-killing pesticidesUncover California

all 4 news articles »
Categories: PAN in the News

Lawsuit demands Calif. stop approving pesticides that harm bees - agprofessional.com

PAN in the News - 13 hours 4 min ago

Uncover California

Lawsuit demands Calif. stop approving pesticides that harm bees
agprofessional.com
The Center for Food Safety, Beyond Pesticides and the Pesticide Action Network North America, filed the lawsuit in Alameda County Superior Court. The Department of Pesticide Regulation, Valent USA and Mitsui Chemicals Agro did not respond to requests ...
Environmentalists sue California for 'rubber stamping' use of honeybee-killing ...RT
Environmentalists sue DPR for approving honeybee-killing pesticidesUncover California

all 3 news articles »
Categories: PAN in the News

Environmentalists sue California for 'rubber stamping' use of honeybee-killing ... - RT

PAN in the News - Thu, 2014-07-10 16:34

RT

Environmentalists sue California for 'rubber stamping' use of honeybee-killing ...
RT
The Pesticide Action Network North America, the Center for Food Safety, and Beyond Pesticides joined together to file the suit in a California Superior Court. They point to current research blaming the cause of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), the ...
Environmentalists sue DPR for approving honeybee-killing pesticidesUncover California

all 2 news articles »
Categories: PAN in the News

California Faces Lawsuit Over Honeybees - KFBK

PAN in the News - Thu, 2014-07-10 08:34

California Faces Lawsuit Over Honeybees
KFBK
"There's this link between the widescale use of these neonic pesticides and this precipitous decline in bee populations," Paul Towers with the Pesticide Action Network said. The state is already studying any inherent danger, but Towers says that's not ...

Categories: PAN in the News

Greens Accuse California of Killing Honeybees - Courthouse News Service

PAN in the News - Thu, 2014-07-10 05:51

Greens Accuse California of Killing Honeybees
Courthouse News Service
OAKLAND, Calif. (CN) - California is endangering honeybees, and the billion-dollar industry they support, by expanding approvals for neonicotinioid pesticides, which have been linked to colony collapse disorder, environmental groups claim in court.

Categories: PAN in the News

End of the perfect American lawn? Campaigners call for pesticide ban - Telegraph.co.uk

PAN in the News - Thu, 2014-07-10 05:18

Telegraph.co.uk

End of the perfect American lawn? Campaigners call for pesticide ban
Telegraph.co.uk
Paul Towers, spokesman for the Pesticide Action Network, said: “One of the greatest concerns about pesticides is the impact exposure can have on vulnerable people. “Children and pets are particularly vulnerable especially on lawns and grassy areas.

Categories: PAN in the News

Agent Orange Ingredient Could Soon Be Used to Kill Superweeds - National Journal

PAN in the News - Thu, 2014-07-10 02:09

Agent Orange Ingredient Could Soon Be Used to Kill Superweeds
National Journal
"If this gets onto the market, it could create a highly dangerous situation," said Linda Wells, the associate organizing director at the Pesticide Action Network. Thus far, however, EPA appears more likely to side with the chemical firm. The agency has ...

Categories: PAN in the News

Support the California Effort to Stop Wildlife Killing Contests - TakePart

PAN in the News - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:09

Support the California Effort to Stop Wildlife Killing Contests
TakePart
The Pesticide Action Network, the Center for Food Safety, and Beyond Pesticides argue in the suit that DPR violated state environmental laws by green-lighting a class of pesticides called neonicotinoids (neonics) before completing a reevaluation of ...
Lawsuit demands Calif. stop approving pesticides that harm honeybeesReuters
Lawsuit Aimed At Protecting HoneybeesCapital Public Radio News

all 8 news articles »
Categories: PAN in the News

Practical Farmers has information on pesticide drift - Mason City Globe Gazette

PAN in the News - Wed, 2014-07-09 03:13

Practical Farmers has information on pesticide drift
Mason City Globe Gazette
The brochure was produced in partnership with Pesticide Action Network. "I think most people have no idea what they should do if they witness or are victims of the misapplication of chemicals,” Rob Faux, of Genuine Faux Farm near Tripoli, said in a ...

Categories: PAN in the News

California's approval of bee-killing pesticides challenged - Central Valley Business Times

PAN in the News - Tue, 2014-07-08 21:02

California's approval of bee-killing pesticides challenged
Central Valley Business Times
“State officials have approved pesticides time and time again, despite mounting scientific research and real-world evidence that neonicotinoids pose harm to bees,” says Paul Towers, a spokesman for the Pesticide Action Network. “With no action in sight ...

Categories: PAN in the News

Lawsuit Aimed At Protecting Honeybees - Capital Public Radio News

PAN in the News - Tue, 2014-07-08 13:27

Lawsuit Aimed At Protecting Honeybees
Capital Public Radio News
Several environmental groups today filed a lawsuit intended to block the State of California from approving the use of pesticides suspected of killing bees. Paul Towers is with Pesticide Action Network, one of the groups that filed the suit. "We took ...

Categories: PAN in the News

Monsanto's Roundup And Regulators With Something To Hide - CounterCurrents.org

PAN in the News - Sun, 2014-07-06 09:34

Monsanto's Roundup And Regulators With Something To Hide
CounterCurrents.org
In 2011, Earth Open Source said that official approval of glyphosate (the main ingredient in the weedkiller Roundup) had been rash, problematic and deeply flawed [1]. Its comprehensive review of existing data suggested that industry regulators in ...

and more »

Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide and Regulators “With Something to Hide” - Center for Research on Globalization

PAN in the News - Sat, 2014-07-05 06:10

Center for Research on Globalization

Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide and Regulators “With Something to Hide”
Center for Research on Globalization
Pesticide Action Network Europe previously asked the German regulatory agencies to release the full range of long-term toxicity studies on glyphosate. They refused, again for reasons of commercial confidentiality. According to Robinson, such official ...

and more »
Categories: PAN in the News

Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide and Regulators “With Something to Hide” - Center for Research on Globalization

PAN in the News - Sat, 2014-07-05 06:10

Center for Research on Globalization

Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide and Regulators “With Something to Hide”
Center for Research on Globalization
Pesticide Action Network Europe previously asked the German regulatory agencies to release the full range of long-term toxicity studies on glyphosate. They refused, again for reasons of commercial confidentiality. According to Robinson, such official ...

and more »

Victory! Syngenta pulls 'bee-killer' pesticide application - The Ecologist

PAN in the News - Fri, 2014-07-04 09:23

Victory! Syngenta pulls 'bee-killer' pesticide application
The Ecologist
Environmental groups including FoE, Buglife, the Pesticide Action Network, the Soil Association and the Environmental Justice Foundation also wrote this week to the Prime Minister, David Cameron, urging him to refuse Sygenta's application. And a 38 ...
BANNED PESTICIDE WITHDRAWAL WELCOMEDDaily Mail

all 11 news articles »
Categories: PAN in the News

Canada: Affinor Growers closes exclusive license to grow market-ready ... - FreshPlaza

PAN in the News - Fri, 2014-07-04 05:34

Canada: Affinor Growers closes exclusive license to grow market-ready ...
FreshPlaza
Pesticide Action Network analysis of pesticide residues using USDA data found 54 different pesticide residues were detected among strawberry samples. The testing turned up nine known or probable carcinogens, 24 suspected hormone disruptors, ...

Categories: PAN in the News

BANNED PESTICIDE DECISION WELCOMED - Daily Mail

PAN in the News - Thu, 2014-07-03 11:10

BANNED PESTICIDE DECISION WELCOMED
Daily Mail
A coalition of environmental groups, including Friends of the Earth, Buglife, the Pesticide Action Network UK, the Soil Association and the Environmental Justice Foundation, wrote to Prime Minister David Cameron this week urging him to maintain the ban.

Categories: PAN in the News

BANNED PESTICIDE WITHDRAWAL WELCOMED - Daily Mail

PAN in the News - Thu, 2014-07-03 10:26

BANNED PESTICIDE WITHDRAWAL WELCOMED
Daily Mail
A coalition of environmental groups, including Friends of the Earth, Buglife, the Pesticide Action Network UK, the Soil Association and the Environmental Justice Foundation, wrote to Prime Minister David Cameron this week urging him to maintain the ban.

and more »

Half a Million People Oppose Dow's Toxic Herbicide Mix - Environmental Working Group

PAN in the News - Wed, 2014-07-02 09:35

Mintpress News

Half a Million People Oppose Dow's Toxic Herbicide Mix
Environmental Working Group
A number of organizations – including Environmental Working Group, Food and Water Watch, Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety, Just Label It, CREDO, SumOfUs, National Family Farm Coalition and Organic Consumers Association – have also ...
EPA Drops the Ball on 2,4-D for GMO CropsFood and Water Watch

all 19 news articles »
Categories: PAN in the News