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Nearly two-thirds of bread products contain pesticide residue, figures reveal - Belfast Telegraph

Wed, 2014-07-16 20:48

Belfast Telegraph

Nearly two-thirds of bread products contain pesticide residue, figures reveal
Belfast Telegraph
The figure has more than doubled from 28% of bread products in 2001 to 63% last year, the study by Pesticide Action Network (Pan) UK and the Organic. Naturally Different campaign found. Between 2000 and 2013, the Defra Expert Committee on Pesticide ...

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What chemicals are lurking in your loaf? Nearly two thirds of bread products ... - Daily Mail

Wed, 2014-07-16 17:56

Daily Mail

What chemicals are lurking in your loaf? Nearly two thirds of bread products ...
Daily Mail
The study, carried out by Pesticide Action Network (Pan) UK and the Organic, Naturally Different campaign, was based on figures reported by the Government's Defra Expert Committee on Pesticide Residues in Food (PRiF), which tested more than 2,000 ...

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63% of bread 'contains pesticide' - shropshirestar.com

Wed, 2014-07-16 17:21

63% of bread 'contains pesticide'
shropshirestar.com
The figure has more than doubled from 28% of bread products in 2001 to 63% last year, the study by Pesticide Action Network (Pan) UK and the Organic. Naturally Different campaign found. Between 2000 and 2013, the Defra Expert Committee on Pesticide ...

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Over half of bread 'contains pesticides' - ITV News

Wed, 2014-07-16 17:07

ITV News

Over half of bread 'contains pesticides'
ITV News
The study by the Pesticide Action Network (Pan) UK and the Organic Naturally Different campaign said some 7% of the organic samples - three out of 42 products tested - contained a single residue, while none contained multiple residues. Pan UK said the ...

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63% of bread 'contains pesticide' - Harborough Mail

Wed, 2014-07-16 16:22

Harborough Mail

63% of bread 'contains pesticide'
Harborough Mail
Almost two thirds of bread products in the UK now contain pesticide residues, according to a report based on Government figures. The figure has more than doubled from 28% of bread products in 2001 to 63% last year, the study by Pesticide Action Network ...

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63% of bread 'contains pesticide' - Lancaster and Morecambe Citizen

Wed, 2014-07-16 16:21

Lancaster and Morecambe Citizen

63% of bread 'contains pesticide'
Lancaster and Morecambe Citizen
Almost two thirds of bread products in the UK now contain pesticide residues, according to a report based on Government figures. The figure has more than doubled from 28% of bread products in 2001 to 63% last year, the study by Pesticide Action Network ...

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Pesticide 'found in almost 63% of bread' in the UK - Western Morning News

Wed, 2014-07-16 16:16

Pesticide 'found in almost 63% of bread' in the UK
Western Morning News
The figure, from samples across the whole of the United Kingdom, has more than doubled from 28% of bread products in 2001 to 63% last year, the study by Pesticide Action Network (Pan) UK and the Organic Naturally Different campaign found. Between ...

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The Fight Against Bee-Killing Pesticides - East Bay Express

Tue, 2014-07-15 18:25

The Fight Against Bee-Killing Pesticides
East Bay Express
The Pesticide Action Network, the Center for Food Safety, and Beyond Pesticides — represented by Earthjustice — filed the suit last week, alleging that the state agency violated the law in its recent decision to expand the agricultural uses of two ...

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Environmental groups sue California, petition EPA to protect bees - Lexology (registration)

Mon, 2014-07-14 05:15

Environmental groups sue California, petition EPA to protect bees
Lexology (registration)
In California, Pesticide Action Network North America and other groups call on the state Department of Pesticide Registration to “stop approving neonicotinoid pesticides pending its completion of a comprehensive scientific review of impact to honeybees.

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Organic farmer says he was drenched with pesticides; sues spraying company - Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews

Sat, 2014-07-12 11:49

Organic farmer says he was drenched with pesticides; sues spraying company
Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews
Two years ago, a group of Minnesotans finished a three-year project collecting air data samples from 19 different sites across Minnesota, the Pesticide Action Network reported. The data results showed that, for several months each summer, residents in ...

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Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP | Food & Beverage Litigation Update - Linex Legal (press release) (registration)

Fri, 2014-07-11 17:06

Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP | Food & Beverage Litigation Update
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)
In California, Pesticide Action Network North America and other groups call on the state Department of Pesticide Registration to “stop approving neonicotinoid pesticides pending its completion of a comprehensive scien- tific review of impact to honeybees.

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Neonics Impact Now Conclusive; Home Depot, BJ's Take First Steps to Help ... - SustainableBusiness.com

Fri, 2014-07-11 10:16

SustainableBusiness.com

Neonics Impact Now Conclusive; Home Depot, BJ's Take First Steps to Help ...
SustainableBusiness.com
Meanwhile, Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety and Beyond Pesticides, are represented by Earthjustice in a lawsuit against California's Department of Pesticide Regulation. In June, they approved greater use of two powerful insecticides ...

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Lawsuit Blames State Pesticide Agency Stalling in Honeybee Disaster - AllGov

Fri, 2014-07-11 07:50

Uncover California

Lawsuit Blames State Pesticide Agency Stalling in Honeybee Disaster
AllGov
The lawsuit (pdf), filed by Earthjustice on behalf of Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety and Beyond Pesticides, points out that, “None of this is news” to the department. The suit says the DPR was “compelled” to re-evaluate its position ...
Lawsuit demands Calif. stop approving pesticides that harm beesagprofessional.com
Environmentalists sue California for 'rubber stamping' use of honeybee-killing ...RT
Environmentalists sue DPR for approving honeybee-killing pesticidesUncover California

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Lawsuit demands Calif. stop approving pesticides that harm bees - agprofessional.com

Fri, 2014-07-11 05:15

Uncover California

Lawsuit demands Calif. stop approving pesticides that harm bees
agprofessional.com
The Center for Food Safety, Beyond Pesticides and the Pesticide Action Network North America, filed the lawsuit in Alameda County Superior Court. The Department of Pesticide Regulation, Valent USA and Mitsui Chemicals Agro did not respond to requests ...
Environmentalists sue California for 'rubber stamping' use of honeybee-killing ...RT
Environmentalists sue DPR for approving honeybee-killing pesticidesUncover California

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Environmentalists sue California for 'rubber stamping' use of honeybee-killing ... - RT

Thu, 2014-07-10 16:34

RT

Environmentalists sue California for 'rubber stamping' use of honeybee-killing ...
RT
The Pesticide Action Network North America, the Center for Food Safety, and Beyond Pesticides joined together to file the suit in a California Superior Court. They point to current research blaming the cause of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), the ...
Environmentalists sue DPR for approving honeybee-killing pesticidesUncover California

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California Faces Lawsuit Over Honeybees - KFBK

Thu, 2014-07-10 08:34

California Faces Lawsuit Over Honeybees
KFBK
"There's this link between the widescale use of these neonic pesticides and this precipitous decline in bee populations," Paul Towers with the Pesticide Action Network said. The state is already studying any inherent danger, but Towers says that's not ...

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California Faces Lawsuit Over Honeybees - KFBK

Thu, 2014-07-10 08:34

California Faces Lawsuit Over Honeybees
KFBK
"There's this link between the widescale use of these neonic pesticides and this precipitous decline in bee populations," Paul Towers with the Pesticide Action Network said. The state is already studying any inherent danger, but Towers says that's not ...

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Greens Accuse California of Killing Honeybees - Courthouse News Service

Thu, 2014-07-10 05:51

Greens Accuse California of Killing Honeybees
Courthouse News Service
OAKLAND, Calif. (CN) - California is endangering honeybees, and the billion-dollar industry they support, by expanding approvals for neonicotinioid pesticides, which have been linked to colony collapse disorder, environmental groups claim in court.

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End of the perfect American lawn? Campaigners call for pesticide ban - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 2014-07-10 05:18

Telegraph.co.uk

End of the perfect American lawn? Campaigners call for pesticide ban
Telegraph.co.uk
Paul Towers, spokesman for the Pesticide Action Network, said: “One of the greatest concerns about pesticides is the impact exposure can have on vulnerable people. “Children and pets are particularly vulnerable especially on lawns and grassy areas.

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Agent Orange Ingredient Could Soon Be Used to Kill Superweeds - National Journal

Thu, 2014-07-10 02:09

Agent Orange Ingredient Could Soon Be Used to Kill Superweeds
National Journal
"If this gets onto the market, it could create a highly dangerous situation," said Linda Wells, the associate organizing director at the Pesticide Action Network. Thus far, however, EPA appears more likely to side with the chemical firm. The agency has ...

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