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Trump Administration Is Allowing Poison in Our Food Supply so Chemical Companies Like Dow Can Profit - AlterNet

Feb 2, 2018

AlterNet

Trump Administration Is Allowing Poison in Our Food Supply so Chemical Companies Like Dow Can Profit
AlterNet
The Natural Resources Defense Council and the Pesticide Action Network first filed a petition to ban this toxic chemical from the U.S. food supply over a decade ago. Since then, new studies of the impacts of chlorpyrifos on human health have indicated ...

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What does this EU pesticide review mean for bees? - WikiTribune

Feb 2, 2018

WikiTribune

What does this EU pesticide review mean for bees?
WikiTribune
The EU banned three neonicotinoids for use on plants attractive to bees (New York Times) in 2013 on the basis of a review showing that they posed an “acute risk” to them. Neonicotinoids are insecticides primarily used to kill pests on cereal crops ...

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New poll finds public uneasy about pesticide use - FG Insight

Jan 31, 2018

FG Insight

New poll finds public uneasy about pesticide use
FG Insight
The survey, carried out on behalf of the Pesticide Action Network and campaign group SumOfUs, also showed 78 per cent of those polled would like the Government to provide more support to UK farmers to cut their pesticide use. 63 per cent of the total ...

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State Assembly Rejects Bill to Increase Pesticide Fines - KQED

Jan 30, 2018

KQED

State Assembly Rejects Bill to Increase Pesticide Fines
KQED
“It's disappointing that the California Legislature has failed to stand up for some of our most vulnerable populations, particularly farmworkers and children in agricultural communities that are affected by pesticide drift,” said Paul Towers ...

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