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DDT Exposure in Utero Directly Linked to Development of Breast Cancer Later in ... - eNews Park Forest

PAN in the News - Jun 19, 2015

DDT Exposure in Utero Directly Linked to Development of Breast Cancer Later in ...
eNews Park Forest
Here in the U.S., Beyond Pesticides, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network North America, and beekeepers filed a lawsuit against EPA in 2013 calling for a ban on clothianidin and thiamethoxam, which are two neonicotinoids used extensively on ...

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DDT Pesticide Banned for Over 40 Years but Women Reaping Consequences - Guardian Liberty Voice

PAN in the News - Jun 19, 2015

Guardian Liberty Voice

DDT Pesticide Banned for Over 40 Years but Women Reaping Consequences
Guardian Liberty Voice
Pesticide Action Network North America reports that in 2001, the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants banned the agricultural use of the pesticide worldwide. However, many tropical countries are allowed to use it in small amounts, to ...

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Bulletin Board for Friday, June 19 - Daily Democrat

Honey Bee Haven news - Jun 18, 2015

Bulletin Board for Friday, June 19
Daily Democrat
Friday, June 19: 5:30 p.m. In observation of National Pollinator Week, the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology has scheduled an open house at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven until 7 p.m. The haven is located on Bee Biology Road, ...

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Buzzkill: The race to save pollinating honeybees - Wisconsin Gazette

PAN in the News - Jun 18, 2015

Buzzkill: The race to save pollinating honeybees
Wisconsin Gazette
“When it comes to pesticides, President Obama and other federal decision makers have passed the buck,” said Lex Horan of the Pesticide Action Network North America. Two years ago, the European Union banned the three most widely used neonicotinoids ...

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New Study: DDT Pesticide Link To Breast Cancer - Weekly Observer

PAN in the News - Jun 18, 2015

Weekly Observer

New Study: DDT Pesticide Link To Breast Cancer
Weekly Observer
DDT is an organochloride that many countries had used as insecticide. But it was later banned globally by the 2001 Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, although some countries continue to use it. According to the Pesticide Action ...

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EPA Forced to Decide This Month on Pesticide's Fate - Truth-Out

PAN in the News - Jun 18, 2015

EPA Forced to Decide This Month on Pesticide's Fate
Truth-Out
The order is in response to a lawsuit filed in 2007 by the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council calling for the EPA to cancel registration for the pesticide. While manufacturers such as Dow Agrosciences have maintained the ...

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Bulletin Board for Thursday, June 18 - Daily Democrat

Honey Bee Haven news - Jun 17, 2015

Bulletin Board for Thursday, June 18
Daily Democrat
Friday, June 19: 5:30 p.m. In observation of National Pollinator Week, the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology has scheduled an open house at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven until 7 p.m. The haven is located on Bee Biology Road, ...

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The True Cost of Cheap Food - EcoWatch

PAN in the News - Jun 17, 2015

EcoWatch

The True Cost of Cheap Food
EcoWatch
You can shop at local markets and refuse to purchase plants treated with neonicotinoids. Also check out these organizations that are doing amazing work: Xerces Society, Pesticide Action Network, Friends of the Earth and Center for Food Safety.

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The True Cost of Cheap Food - EcoWatch

PAN in the News - Jun 17, 2015

EcoWatch

The True Cost of Cheap Food
EcoWatch
You can shop at local markets and refuse to purchase plants treated with neonicotinoids. Also check out these organizations that are doing amazing work: Xerces Society, Pesticide Action Network, Friends of the Earth and Center for Food Safety.

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Bulletin Board for Wednesday, June 17 - Daily Democrat

Honey Bee Haven news - Jun 16, 2015

Bulletin Board for Wednesday, June 17
Daily Democrat
Friday, June 19: 5:30 p.m. In observation of National Pollinator Week, the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology has scheduled an open house at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven until 7 p.m. The haven is located on Bee Biology Road, ...

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Groups Urge WHO to Set Safety Standards for Herbicide Glyphosate it Classified ... - Food and Water Watch

PAN in the News - Jun 16, 2015

Groups Urge WHO to Set Safety Standards for Herbicide Glyphosate it Classified ...
Food and Water Watch
Emily Marquez, Staff Scientist at Pesticide Action Network of North America: “The IARC's recent landmark decision on glyphosate, malathion, and diazinon poses a serious threat to Monsanto and other companies' pesticide sales, so it is unsurprising that ...

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Groups Urge WHO to Set Safety Standards for Herbicide Glyphosate it Classified ... - Food and Water Watch

PAN in the News - Jun 16, 2015

Groups Urge WHO to Set Safety Standards for Herbicide Glyphosate it Classified ...
Food and Water Watch
Emily Marquez, Staff Scientist at Pesticide Action Network of North America: “The IARC's recent landmark decision on glyphosate, malathion, and diazinon poses a serious threat to Monsanto and other companies' pesticide sales, so it is unsurprising that ...

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Syngenta reduces leased land - Thegardenisland.com

PAN in the News - Jun 16, 2015

Syngenta reduces leased land
Thegardenisland.com
Glyphosate now shows up in everything from honey to soy sauce and flour, said Paul Towers, spokesperson for the Pesticide Action Network North America. “The international community has sent a wake-up call to the U.S., underscoring the point that ...

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France Bans the World's Leading Herbicide From Garden Stores - TakePart

PAN in the News - Jun 15, 2015

TakePart

France Bans the World's Leading Herbicide From Garden Stores
TakePart
Glyphosate now shows up in everything from honey to soy sauce and flour, said Paul Towers, spokesperson for the Pesticide Action Network North America. “The international community has sent a wake-up call to the U.S., underscoring the point that ...

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What's Buzzing This Week? Bee Garden Open House - Patch.com

Honey Bee Haven news - Jun 15, 2015

Patch.com

What's Buzzing This Week? Bee Garden Open House
Patch.com
In observation of National Pollinator Week, the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology has scheduled an open house at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven from 5:30 to 7 p..m., Friday, June 19. The haven is located on Bee Biology Road, next ...

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What's Buzzing This Week? Bee Garden Open House - Patch.com

Honey Bee Haven news - Jun 15, 2015

Patch.com

What's Buzzing This Week? Bee Garden Open House
Patch.com
In observation of National Pollinator Week, the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology has scheduled an open house at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven from 5:30 to 7 p..m., Friday, June 19. The haven is located on Bee Biology Road, next ...

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What's Buzzing This Week? Bee Garden Open House - Patch.com

Honey Bee Haven news - Jun 15, 2015

Patch.com

What's Buzzing This Week? Bee Garden Open House
Patch.com
In observation of National Pollinator Week, the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology has scheduled an open house at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven from 5:30 to 7 p..m., Friday, June 19. The haven is located on Bee Biology Road, next ...

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Parental concerns spur new regulations about farm pesticides near Sacramento ... - Sacramento Bee

PAN in the News - Jun 14, 2015

Sacramento Bee

Parental concerns spur new regulations about farm pesticides near Sacramento ...
Sacramento Bee
An aircraft spraying an agricultural field just yards from an elementary school's playground is an unsettling sight for many parents. Due to the proximity of many Northern California schools to farmland, it isn't all that uncommon. Though state ...

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Marching on Monsanto - Kashmir Times

PAN in the News - Jun 14, 2015

Marching on Monsanto
Kashmir Times
Pesticide Action Network Europe notes that the process of European harmonization has already watered down regulations. In its position paper on the TTIP negotiations, PAN Europe says: "Health standards already now do not sufficiently protect people and ...

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Bulletin Board for Sunday, June 14 - Daily Democrat

Honey Bee Haven news - Jun 13, 2015

Bulletin Board for Sunday, June 14
Daily Democrat
Friday, June 19: 5:30 p.m. Celebrate National Pollinator Week at the Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, a half-acre garden on the UC Davis campus devoted to bee pollinator conservation and education. Free admission is available every day from dawn to ...

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