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Pesticides to stay in baby food - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

PAN in the News - 5 hours 36 min ago

Pesticides to stay in baby food
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
“To this end, we are running a campaign the week of the 15 June to protect our children from toxic pesticides here in New Zealand, following the pesticide awareness campaign of Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific. More details will be available on ...

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Environmental group sniffs at Salinas air study - The Salinas Californian

PAN in the News - 5 hours 47 min ago

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Environmental group sniffs at Salinas air study
The Salinas Californian
... shortcomings in the sampling plan, pesticides have been regularly found in state air monitors since the program began in 2011, including cancer-causing and neurotoxic pesticides,” said Emily Marquez, staff scientist for the Pesticide Action Network ...
Pesticide use near schools still major concernKIONrightnow.com

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Pesticide use near schools still major concern - KIONrightnow.com

PAN in the News - 6 hours 37 min ago

KIONrightnow.com

Pesticide use near schools still major concern
KIONrightnow.com
Emily Marquez, PhD, staff scientist for Pesticide Action Network responded to the latest DPR report, "Despite continued shortcomings in the sampling plan, pesticides have been regularly found in state air monitors since the program began in 2011 ...
Environmental group sniffs at Salinas air studyThe Salinas Californian

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Marching on Monsanto - we demand food freedom! - The Ecologist

PAN in the News - 11 hours 15 min ago

The Ecologist

Marching on Monsanto - we demand food freedom!
The Ecologist
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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The 'buzz' about bees - The Middlesboro Daily News

PAN in the News - 12 hours 23 min ago

The 'buzz' about bees
The Middlesboro Daily News
It's time to maximize public accountability and minimize the influence that pesticide companies exert behind closed doors. Horan is an organizer with Pesticide Action Network North America (PAN). PAN is a member of the OpenTheGovernment.org coalition.

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Groups Seek to Force Public Disclosure of California Pesticide Spray Risks - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

PAN in the News - 12 hours 44 min ago

Groups Seek to Force Public Disclosure of California Pesticide Spray Risks
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... Environmental Working Group, California Environmental Health Initiative, MOMS Advocating Sustainability, Center for Food Safety, City of Berkeley, Pesticide Action Network North America, Center for Environmental Health, Environmental Action ...

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news briefs - Boulder Weekly

PAN in the News - 12 hours 55 min ago

news briefs
Boulder Weekly
... neonicotinoids and other bee-harming pesticides, it's hard to imagine how the Task Force will make good on its promises,” wrote Lex Horan, a spokesperson for Pesticide Action Network, in a press release for the Pesticide Action Network North America.

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The 'buzz' about bees - The Harlan Daily Enterprise

PAN in the News - 13 hours 27 min ago

The 'buzz' about bees
The Harlan Daily Enterprise
It's time to maximize public accountability and minimize the influence that pesticide companies exert behind closed doors. Horan is an organizer with Pesticide Action Network North America (PAN). PAN is a member of the OpenTheGovernment.org coalition.

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West Marin stumps treated with herbicide - Point Reyes Light

PAN in the News - 13 hours 42 min ago

West Marin stumps treated with herbicide
Point Reyes Light
The Pesticide Action Network North America, which advocates for pesticide alternatives, notes that triclopyr is slightly toxic to honeybees. “In general, blanket use of herbicides can do more harm than good, and shouldn't be a substitute for ...

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EU Regulators Bow to Pressure from American Trade Lobby on Endocrine ... - eNews Park Forest

PAN in the News - 14 hours 46 min ago

EU Regulators Bow to Pressure from American Trade Lobby on Endocrine ...
eNews Park Forest
As reported by The Guardian, with resources obtained by Pesticide Action Network- Europe (PAN-Europe), the U.S. Chambers of Commerce and European-based chemical manufacturers (including Dupont, Bayer, and BASF) pushed to change the EC's ...

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Local garden center abuzz about bees; Rose Floral a 'real leader' in being ... - Stillwater Gazette

PAN in the News - May 26, 2015

Stillwater Gazette

Local garden center abuzz about bees; Rose Floral a 'real leader' in being ...
Stillwater Gazette
According to the alliance and its partners at the University of Minnesota and Pesticide Action Network, declining habitat and certain pesticides are harming pollinators, such as honeybees and butterflies, which are critical to the food supply and ...

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Save the bees: Conservationists enforce chemical ban - Express.co.uk

PAN in the News - May 24, 2015

Express.co.uk

Save the bees: Conservationists enforce chemical ban
Express.co.uk
Nick Mole, of Pesticide Action Network UK, explained: “In autumn 2014, for the first time in over ten years, none of the oilseed rape sown in the UK was treated with neonicotinoids. About five per cent of the area sown was lost to pests, and current ...

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Now Available: Forum Videos to Inspire a Just and Healthy Future - eNews Park Forest

PAN in the News - May 22, 2015

eNews Park Forest

Now Available: Forum Videos to Inspire a Just and Healthy Future
eNews Park Forest
... program coordinator, Agricultural Justice Project, Gainesville, FL; Sean Sellers, senior investigator/monitor, Fair Food Standards Council, Sarasota, FL; Margaret Reeves, PhD, senior scientist/program coordinator, Pesticide Action Network North ...

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Now Available: Forum Videos to Inspire a Just and Healthy Future - eNews Park Forest

PAN in the News - May 22, 2015

eNews Park Forest

Now Available: Forum Videos to Inspire a Just and Healthy Future
eNews Park Forest
... program coordinator, Agricultural Justice Project, Gainesville, FL; Sean Sellers, senior investigator/monitor, Fair Food Standards Council, Sarasota, FL; Margaret Reeves, PhD, senior scientist/program coordinator, Pesticide Action Network North ...

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City's food heroes are paving way to healthier and more sustainable life choices - The Argus

PAN in the News - May 22, 2015

The Argus

City's food heroes are paving way to healthier and more sustainable life choices
The Argus
Those behind projects such as The Real Junk Food Project, community catering company The Big Fig, the Brighton Permaculutre Trust, and the Pesticide Action Network all attended to celebrate the city being given the green thumbs up. Tom Andrews ...

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National Farmers' Union attempts to sidestep bee-killing pesticide ruling - Bird Watch

PAN in the News - May 22, 2015

Bird Watch

National Farmers' Union attempts to sidestep bee-killing pesticide ruling
Bird Watch
Nick Mole, Pesticide Action Network UK, said: “In autumn 2014, for the first time in over 10 years, none of the Oilseed Rape sown in the UK was treated with neonicotinoids. About 5 per cent of the area sown was lost to pests, and current predictions ...

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Exposed: How powerful lobbies blocked chemical ban - FoodNavigator.com

PAN in the News - May 21, 2015

FoodNavigator.com

Exposed: How powerful lobbies blocked chemical ban
FoodNavigator.com
we have long been asking for regulation to be based on science, to avoid restrictions on chemical substances that would lead to the loss of useful products with no gain in chemical safety for people or the environment.” Pesticide Action Network Europe ...

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Hazardous Pesticide Use Increases in California - East Bay Express

PAN in the News - May 19, 2015

East Bay Express

Hazardous Pesticide Use Increases in California
East Bay Express
"The data is absolutely compelling and overwhelming," said Margaret Reeves, senior scientist with the Oakland-based Pesticide Action Network, which is also a plaintiff in the lawsuit against the EPA over chlorpyrifos. "People should be very concerned ...

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A White House plan to save struggling US bees - Sydney Morning Herald

PAN in the News - May 19, 2015

Sydney Morning Herald

A White House plan to save struggling US bees
Sydney Morning Herald
The Pesticide Action Network called the strategy "a far cry from the 'all hands on deck' approach President Obama had promised to the public last year." It blasted federal policy as "lop-sided", taking action on such issues as habitat and pathogens ...

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A White House plan to save struggling US bees - WA today

PAN in the News - May 19, 2015

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A White House plan to save struggling US bees
WA today
The Pesticide Action Network called the strategy "a far cry from the 'all hands on deck' approach President Obama had promised to the public last year." It blasted federal policy as "lop-sided", taking action on such issues as habitat and pathogens ...
Ivo VegterDaily Maverick

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