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'Over 67 pesticides banned elsewhere are still used in India' - The Hindu

Dec 17, 2017

'Over 67 pesticides banned elsewhere are still used in India'
The Hindu
Pesticide residue in rice is not only a concern for exports, but has vast ramifications on domestic consumption since rice is a staple diet for a large population in the country. In 2008-2009, the All-India Network Project on Pesticide Residues, a ...

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'Pesticide residue in paddy is above prescribed limit in India' - The Hindu

Dec 16, 2017

'Pesticide residue in paddy is above prescribed limit in India'
The Hindu
Pesticide residue in rice is not only a concern for exports, but has vast ramifications on domestic consumption since rice is a staple diet for a large population in the country. In 2008-2009, the All-India Network Project on Pesticide Residues, a ...

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My friend died from cancer today - HuffPost

Dec 14, 2017

HuffPost

My friend died from cancer today
HuffPost
The Pesticide Action Network North America, a consumer and environmental advocacy group, says that evidence is growing ever stronger that pesticide exposure is a key contributor to what the organization calls a “cancer epidemic.” Worldwide, there are ...

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GMOs Might Feed the World If Only Investors Weren't So Scared - AgWeb

Dec 14, 2017

GMOs Might Feed the World If Only Investors Weren't So Scared
AgWeb
(Bloomberg) -- In the basement of Koshland Hall at the University of California at Berkeley is a trove of seeds with the potential to fix some of agriculture's most vexing problems. There are wheat seeds—both hypoallergenic, so more people could eat ...

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Member states give green light to Commission's plan on endocrine disruptors - EURACTIV

Dec 14, 2017

EURACTIV

Member states give green light to Commission's plan on endocrine disruptors
EURACTIV
Angeliki Lysimachou, Pesticide Action Network Europe's (PAN) environmental toxicologist commented, “It is deeply disappointing to see that these crucial decisions related to human health and the environment are taken in a committee where Member State ...

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Member states give green light to Commission's plan on endocrine disruptors - EURACTIV

Dec 14, 2017

EURACTIV

Member states give green light to Commission's plan on endocrine disruptors
EURACTIV
Angeliki Lysimachou, Pesticide Action Network Europe's (PAN) environmental toxicologist commented, “It is deeply disappointing to see that these crucial decisions related to human health and the environment are taken in a committee where Member State ...

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Monsanto's GM seeds revive worries about its stranglehold in farming - Business Day

Dec 14, 2017

Business Day

Monsanto's GM seeds revive worries about its stranglehold in farming
Business Day
"Farmers have been struggling with the emergence and spread of Roundup-resistant 'super-weeds'," said Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network. "Rather than clean up its act, Monsanto has redoubled its efforts to follow the ...

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GMOs Might Feed the World If Only Investors Weren't So Scared - Bloomberg

Dec 14, 2017

Bloomberg

GMOs Might Feed the World If Only Investors Weren't So Scared
Bloomberg
The Golden Rice Project didn't respond to an inquiry about the cost of the initiative, but Freese points to a report from the Pesticide Action Network Asia & Pacific that estimates the cost at $100 million. In some instances, the desired end can be ...

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Latest Monsanto GMO seeds raises worries of monopoly - Yahoo News

Dec 14, 2017

Yahoo News

Latest Monsanto GMO seeds raises worries of monopoly
Yahoo News
"Farmers have been struggling with the emergence and spread of Roundup-resistant 'superweeds,'" said Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network. "Rather than clean up its act, Monsanto has redoubled its efforts to follow the ...
Monsanto's GM seeds revive worries about its stranglehold in farmingBusiness Day

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Latest Monsanto GMO seeds raises worries of monopoly - The Business Times

Dec 13, 2017

Latest Monsanto GMO seeds raises worries of monopoly
The Business Times
"Farmers have been struggling with the emergence and spread of Roundup-resistant 'superweeds'," said Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network. "Rather than clean up its act, Monsanto has redoubled its efforts to follow the ...

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Latest Monsanto GMO seeds raises worries of monopoly - Daily Mail

Dec 13, 2017

Daily Mail

Latest Monsanto GMO seeds raises worries of monopoly
Daily Mail
"Farmers have been struggling with the emergence and spread of Roundup-resistant 'superweeds,'" said Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network. "Rather than clean up its act, Monsanto has redoubled its efforts to follow the ...

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Monsanto To Offer Cash To Farmers Using Controversial Herbicide On GMO Soy - The Inquisitr

Dec 11, 2017

Monsanto To Offer Cash To Farmers Using Controversial Herbicide On GMO Soy
The Inquisitr
“Dicamba is highly drift-prone,” Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist with the Pesticide Action Network, explained. North Dakota regulators planned to prohibit any use of dicamba-based herbicides after June 30, 2018. Missouri regulators plan to ...

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A risky reprieve for pesticide? Reversal of insecticide ban met with relief from farmers, fear on health front - SaukValley.com

Dec 10, 2017

SaukValley.com

A risky reprieve for pesticide? Reversal of insecticide ban met with relief from farmers, fear on health front
SaukValley.com
After that she got active with the Pesticide Action Network of North America, an advocacy group. The following year, she and others from the nonprofit set up pesticide monitoring equipment around fields to measure how much was drifting onto nearby ...

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Alarming chemical cocktail sprayed on your fruit and veg: How what your buy in the supermarket could have up to 32 ... - Daily Mail

Dec 10, 2017

Daily Mail

Alarming chemical cocktail sprayed on your fruit and veg: How what your buy in the supermarket could have up to 32 ...
Daily Mail
It is a point echoed by Josie Cohen, of the Pesticide Action Network UK: 'Mainstream agriculture in the UK looks less like farming and more like chemistry. The British public simply isn't aware of how many different chemicals are being used to grow our ...

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Pesticide's reprieve on insecticide met with relief from farmers, but fear on health front - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Dec 9, 2017

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Pesticide's reprieve on insecticide met with relief from farmers, but fear on health front
Minneapolis Star Tribune
After that she got active with the Pesticide Action Network of North America, an advocacy group. The following year, she and others from the nonprofit set up pesticide monitoring equipment around fields to measure how much was drifting onto nearby ...

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Valued by farmers, risky to children — chlorfyripos gets a green light - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Dec 9, 2017

Valued by farmers, risky to children — chlorfyripos gets a green light
Minneapolis Star Tribune
After that she got active with the Pesticide Action Network of North America, an advocacy group. The following year, she and others from the nonprofit set up pesticide monitoring equipment around fields to measure how much was drifting onto nearby ...

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When every breath kills - The Hindu

Dec 9, 2017

The Hindu

When every breath kills
The Hindu
Two of the pesticides, Tonic and Gayathri, which are being blamed for the pesticide exposure fatalities, had no information on them about the ingredients, according to a study by D. Narasimha Reddy of Pesticide Action Network. The study also found that ...

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Pesticide poisoning continues to claim farmers' lives in Maharashtra - The Hindu

Dec 8, 2017

The Hindu

Pesticide poisoning continues to claim farmers' lives in Maharashtra
The Hindu
Two of the pesticides, Tonic and Gayathri, which are being blamed for the pesticide exposure fatalities, had no information on them about the ingredients, according to a study by D. Narasimha Reddy of Pesticide Action Network. The study also found that ...

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When every breath kills - The Hindu

Dec 8, 2017

The Hindu

When every breath kills
The Hindu
Two of the pesticides, Tonic and Gayathri, which are being blamed for the pesticide exposure fatalities, had no information on them about the ingredients, according to a study by D. Narasimha Reddy of Pesticide Action Network. The study also found that ...

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Environmental Groups Plan to Sue EU Regulators over Glyphosate Decision - Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)

Dec 6, 2017

Environmental Groups Plan to Sue EU Regulators over Glyphosate Decision
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)
(Beyond Pesticides, December 7, 2017) European health and environmental groups Global 2000 and Pesticide Action Network (PAN) have announced plans to sue European Union authorities over their assessment of the herbicide glyphosate, the active ...

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