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Big Food is Spending Millions to Lobby for Less Transparency - Yahoo Food

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Yahoo Food

Big Food is Spending Millions to Lobby for Less Transparency
Yahoo Food
Pesticide Action Network (PAN) says the bill would remove the EPA's ability to monitor and take action on waterways contaminated by pesticides. This, said PAN spokesperson Paul Towers, would leave both the EPA and the public “in the dark” and put “the ...

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Big Food is Spending Millions to Lobby for Less Transparency - KQED

PAN in the News - Aug 26, 2015

KQED

Big Food is Spending Millions to Lobby for Less Transparency
KQED
Pesticide Action Network (PAN) says the bill would remove the EPA's ability to monitor and take action on waterways contaminated by pesticides. This, said PAN spokesperson Paul Towers, would leave both the EPA and the public “in the dark” and put “the ...

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State maintains loophole for cancer-causing pesticides - Bay Area Indymedia

PAN in the News - Aug 26, 2015

State maintains loophole for cancer-causing pesticides
Bay Area Indymedia
A memo to fix part of the mistake. And now officials are unwilling to write one more to rectify the problem,” said Paul Towers, spokesperson for Pesticide Action Network. “It's unfair and unjust, and California communities, especially children, deserve ...

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Zenith pioneers green leather fungicides - International Leather Maker

PAN in the News - Aug 26, 2015

International Leather Maker

Zenith pioneers green leather fungicides
International Leather Maker
This triggered similar announcements being made, such as in the Pesticide Action Network (PAN) in the UK, which listed TCMTB in its List of Pesticides that Cause Cancer3. As a result of this classification, and with all of its leather fungicide ...

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Strawberry Grower Pledges To Go Organic - Capital Public Radio News

PAN in the News - Aug 24, 2015

Capital Public Radio News

Strawberry Grower Pledges To Go Organic
Capital Public Radio News
Strawberry seedlings -- even organic ones -- can be cultivated in soil that's been chemically fumigated. Until recently all of the state's organic strawberry seedlings started "conventionally" in northern California. Paul Towers is with the Pesticide ...

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Strawberry Grower Pledges To Go Organic - Capital Public Radio News

PAN in the News - Aug 24, 2015

Capital Public Radio News

Strawberry Grower Pledges To Go Organic
Capital Public Radio News
Strawberry seedlings -- even organic ones -- can be cultivated in soil that's been chemically fumigated. Until recently all of the state's organic strawberry seedlings started "conventionally" in northern California. Paul Towers is with the Pesticide ...

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Farmers Can Achieve High Yields While Lowering Environmental Footprint - Food Tank (blog)

PAN in the News - Aug 24, 2015

Farmers Can Achieve High Yields While Lowering Environmental Footprint
Food Tank (blog)
The Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) works to replace pesticides with more environmentally friendly and socially just alternatives. In collaboration with four other regional centers worldwide, the network links consumer health ...

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The Case of Glyphosate: Product Promoters Masquerading as Regulators? - CounterPunch

PAN in the News - Aug 24, 2015

CounterPunch

The Case of Glyphosate: Product Promoters Masquerading as Regulators?
CounterPunch
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. Such official stonewalling raises the ...

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Circuit Court Grants Writ of Mandamus Requiring EPA to Act on Petition to Ban ... - JD Supra (press release)

PAN in the News - Aug 23, 2015

Circuit Court Grants Writ of Mandamus Requiring EPA to Act on Petition to Ban ...
JD Supra (press release)
In an opinion issued on August 10, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit granted a writ of mandamus requested by Pesticide Action Network North America and the Natural Resources Defense Council (Petitioners) to require that the U.S. ...

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Believe the Buzz: New Research Firmly Links Pesticides to Bee Decline - Yahoo News

PAN in the News - Aug 22, 2015

Yahoo News

Believe the Buzz: New Research Firmly Links Pesticides to Bee Decline
Yahoo News
“This is one of the most compelling cases yet for the fact that neonics are harming bees,” Paul Towers, a spokesperson for Pesticide Action Network, wrote in an email to TakePart. “Researchers in this study looked in particular at canola grown in the U ...

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Believe the Buzz: New Research Firmly Links Pesticides to Bee Decline - TakePart

PAN in the News - Aug 22, 2015

TakePart

Believe the Buzz: New Research Firmly Links Pesticides to Bee Decline
TakePart
“This is one of the most compelling cases yet for the fact that neonics are harming bees,” Paul Towers, a spokesperson for Pesticide Action Network, wrote in an email to TakePart. “Researchers in this study looked in particular at canola grown in the U ...

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Believe the Buzz: New Research Firmly Links Pesticides to Bee Decline - TakePart

PAN in the News - Aug 22, 2015

TakePart

Believe the Buzz: New Research Firmly Links Pesticides to Bee Decline
TakePart
“This is one of the most compelling cases yet for the fact that neonics are harming bees,” Paul Towers, a spokesperson for Pesticide Action Network, wrote in an email to TakePart. “Researchers in this study looked in particular at canola grown in the U ...

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Notorious Insecticides Found in Half of Sampled Streams in US - eNews Park Forest

PAN in the News - Aug 20, 2015

eNews Park Forest

Notorious Insecticides Found in Half of Sampled Streams in US
eNews Park Forest
A USGS study published last year focusing on just Midwest waterways detected neonics in all the 9 rivers and streams sampled, prompting Emily Marquez, PhD, staff scientist at Pesticide Action Network, to say, "The fact that neonics are pervasively ...

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Charles Benbrook - Genetic Literacy Project

PAN in the News - Aug 18, 2015

Genetic Literacy Project

Charles Benbrook
Genetic Literacy Project
Benbrook has participated in numerous organic industry advocacy initiatives, conferences and petition campaigns opposing GMOs with groups including the Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth and the Pesticide Action Network. Benbrook is a member ...

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The Dark Side of McDonald's World-Famous Fries - AlterNet

PAN in the News - Aug 17, 2015

The Dark Side of McDonald's World-Famous Fries
AlterNet
"McDonald's can do this," the Pesticide Action Network of North America asserted in a recent email. "As one of the largest buyers of potatoes in the world, McDonald's can change what happens in potato fields across the country." In his epic poem "The ...

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Here's the dark side of McDonald's world-famous French fries - Raw Story

PAN in the News - Aug 16, 2015

Raw Story

Here's the dark side of McDonald's world-famous French fries
Raw Story
There's no doubt that McDonald's french fries are, as the company regularly trumpets, “world famous.” But like many who are touched by fame, those legendary taters have a dark side that remains largely hidden from public view. And this dark side has ...

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Here's the dark side of McDonald's world-famous French fries - Raw Story

PAN in the News - Aug 16, 2015

Raw Story

Here's the dark side of McDonald's world-famous French fries
Raw Story
There's no doubt that McDonald's french fries are, as the company regularly trumpets, “world famous.” But like many who are touched by fame, those legendary taters have a dark side that remains largely hidden from public view. And this dark side has ...

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Court demands decision on wide-used pesticide - Feedstuffs

PAN in the News - Aug 13, 2015

Court demands decision on wide-used pesticide
Feedstuffs
In 2007, Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) filed a petition asking EPA to ban all uses of chlorpyrifos to give the same protection to rural children exposed through pesticide drift that the 2000 ...

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EPA considering limits for widely used insecticide - Agri-Pulse

PAN in the News - Aug 12, 2015

The Hill

EPA considering limits for widely used insecticide
Agri-Pulse
Margaret Reeves, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network, said “EPA can't kick the can down the road any longer,” as a result of the court ruling. In a status report last month for the court, the agency said it would publish a proposed rule to ban ...
Court tells EPA it's done "too little, too late" on toxic pesticide and orders ...Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)
Court accuses EPA of 'filibustering' on pesticide safetyThe Hill
Ninth Circuit directs EPA to act on petitionLexology (registration)
eNews Park Forest -Central Valley Business Times
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Monsanto's Biggest Selling Herbicide Is 'Probably Carcinogenic,' Says World ... - VICE News

PAN in the News - Aug 11, 2015

VICE News

Monsanto's Biggest Selling Herbicide Is 'Probably Carcinogenic,' Says World ...
VICE News
"We see this as a very loud wakeup call to our country and especially our public agencies," Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, a scientist with the Pesticide Action Network, told VICE News. "Now is really the time to shift away from our kind of addiction to ...

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