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WHO unit finds 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes cancer in humans - KFGO

PAN in the News - Jun 22, 2015

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WHO unit finds 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes cancer in humans
KFGO
Some critics of 2,4-D had expected IARC to classify 2,4-D as "probably" cancer-causing. But the classification it did receive still underscores the dangers of 2,4-D and the need for a "much more rigorous regulatory process," the Pesticide Action ...
One of world's most used weedkillers 'possibly' causes cancer, World Health ...The Independent

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Groups urge tighter controls as US considers GMO crop regulation - Reuters

PAN in the News - Jun 22, 2015

Groups urge tighter controls as US considers GMO crop regulation
Reuters
... on the corporations that profit from sale of GE crops to decide how many and what kinds of tests to conduct, or what information is shared with regulators and the public,” Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network North ...

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Tighter controls urged as USDA eyes regulation of GMO crops - Reuters

PAN in the News - Jun 22, 2015

Tighter controls urged as USDA eyes regulation of GMO crops
Reuters
... on the corporations that profit from sale of GE crops to decide how many and what kinds of tests to conduct, or what information is shared with regulators and the public," Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network North ...

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Tighter controls urged as USDA eyes regulation of GMO crops - Reuters

PAN in the News - Jun 22, 2015

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Tighter controls urged as USDA eyes regulation of GMO crops
Reuters
... on the corporations that profit from sale of GE crops to decide how many and what kinds of tests to conduct, or what information is shared with regulators and the public," Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network North ...
Environmental, Farmer, and Consumer Groups Demand Higher Standards for ...eNews Park Forest

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Environmental, Farmer, and Consumer Groups Demand Higher Standards for ... - eNews Park Forest

PAN in the News - Jun 22, 2015

Environmental, Farmer, and Consumer Groups Demand Higher Standards for ...
eNews Park Forest
USDA has robust authority to regulate GE crops for their on-the-ground impacts, and the agency must use it,” emphasized Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network North America. “APHIS should not give industry the authority to ...

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June gardening tips: watering and mulching - The Union of Grass Valley

Honey Bee Haven news - Jun 20, 2015

June gardening tips: watering and mulching
The Union of Grass Valley
Check out the UC Davis Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven website to learn more: http://hhbhgarden.ucdavis.edu. Nevada County Master Gardener's final June workshop will be from 10 a.m. to noon today, “Gardening Smart: Practical Tips to Make Vegetable ...

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Court of Appeals Grants Writ of Mandamus Requiring EPA to Take Final Action ... - JD Supra (press release)

PAN in the News - Jun 19, 2015

Court of Appeals Grants Writ of Mandamus Requiring EPA to Take Final Action ...
JD Supra (press release)
On June 10, 2015, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals granted a petition for a writ of mandamus for a petition filed by Pesticide Action Network North America and Natural Resources Defense Council in 2007. That petition requested that EPA cancel all ...

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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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