PAN in the News
USDA says more review needed for new Monsanto, Dow GMO crops
"USDA is taking the issue...seriously," said Paul Towers, a spokesman for the Pesticide Action Network. "We're hoping that a thorough review... will ultimately result in denials." Monsanto issued a statement calling the development "unexpected," and ...
Food Safety News
Differing Reactions to Colony Collapse in US and Europe
Food Safety News
Beyond Pesticides, the Pesticide Action Network North America, and the Center for Food Safety have petitioned EPA to request the bee-harming pesticides be removed from the market. With the new EPA-USDA report, a ban on those pesticides in the U.S. ...
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European Commission Bans Three Pesticides For Two Years
The launch came a month after beekeepers, Center for Food Safety, Beyond Pesticides, and Pesticide Action Network North America filed a lawsuit against the EPA. “These toxic chemicals are being used without scrutiny in communities across the country, ...
BASF's university job sparks green fury over biased science
The Pesticide Action Network has accused the German chemicals company BASF of buying credibility for industry views within academia, after one of its employee was offered a professorship at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. BASF employee ...
New York Times
Pesticide Action Network Statement on USDA Honey Bee Report: More Inaction
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WASHINGTON--(ENEWSPF)--May 2 - Earlier today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released a report on honey bee health compiled from conference presentations last October. The conference and report follow widespread public attention to declining bee ...
US Links Pesticides to Honey Bee Deaths, but Resists BanInter Press Service
Feds blame combination of parasite, virus, bacteria, pesticides for strange ...Fox News
Valley beekeepers urge feds to do more research into bee deathsFresno Bee
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NCGA applauds pesticide lawsuit dismissal
The suit was filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and the Pesticide Action Network of North America, claiming that EPA failed to undertake consultations with the Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service, as required by ...
Protect Honey Bees in Your Own Backyard
A recent study shows that the loss of wild bees may be “an even more alarming threat to crop yields than the loss of honeybees.” Visit the Honey Bee Haven website to learn more about protecting wild bees in your own backyard and post your haven on ...
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Endangered Species 'Mega-Suit' Dismissed
The Mega Suit” (Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America v. Environmental Protection Agency) has been drawn out for a number of years, and has its roots in EPA's Endangered Species Act, which requires EPA to consult ...
Court Dismisses Pesticide 'Mega' LawsuitFarm Futures
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