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USDA leaning toward approval of Monsanto's new GMO beans, cotton - Reuters

Aug 6, 2014

USDA leaning toward approval of Monsanto's new GMO beans, cotton
Reuters
"We are outraged," said Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist with the Pesticide Action Network North America. "Despite all of this public outcry, what these decisions show is that USDA is much more interested in working with Dow and Monsanto and ...

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'Naaaysayers' missed the goat point - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Aug 6, 2014

'Naaaysayers' missed the goat point
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
As an alternative to spraying toxic chemicals where many children and families recreate, namely the bicycle path, the BCRD and the Pesticide Action Network of Blaine County stepped in with an innovative, nontoxic weed management plan. A three-year ...

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Governor Brown Insider Guzman-Aceves Filed False Documents, Concealed ... - Los Cerritos News

Aug 4, 2014

Los Cerritos News

Governor Brown Insider Guzman-Aceves Filed False Documents, Concealed ...
Los Cerritos News
That same year, CNC claimed expenses on its tax returns of $128,414 that included several “Program Service Accomplishments,” including work by CNC subcontractor “Pesticide Action Network,” (PANNA). In violation of federal tax laws, CNC failed to list ...

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Consumer: 'Eat less bread' warning after pesticides study - Yorkshire Evening Post

Aug 2, 2014

Yorkshire Evening Post

Consumer: 'Eat less bread' warning after pesticides study
Yorkshire Evening Post
Almost two thirds of bread products in the UK now contain pesticide residues, according to a consumer report. The figure has more than doubled from 28 per cent of bread products in 2001 to 63 per cent last year, the study by Pesticide Action Network ...

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Body by smartphone - Phys.Org

Jul 30, 2014

Phys.Org

Body by smartphone
Phys.Org
WHAT'S ON MY FOOD? (Pesticide Action Network, free). Identify chemicals found on foods commonly sold at the grocery store. Search the database to find out which pesticides are the most dangerous and to take a crash course on pesticides for amateurs.

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The Fight for the Bees - Santa Barbara Independent

Jul 29, 2014

Santa Barbara Independent

The Fight for the Bees
Santa Barbara Independent
Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety, and Beyond Pesticides joined together to file a lawsuit in the Superior Court for the County of Alameda against the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR). This lawsuit specifically ...

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Midwestern Waters Are Full of Bee-Killing Pesticides - Mother Jones

Jul 29, 2014

Mother Jones

Midwestern Waters Are Full of Bee-Killing Pesticides
Mother Jones
A while back, I wrote about how the US Environmental Protection Agency has been conducting a slow-motion reassessment of a widely used class of insecticides, even as evidence mounts that it's harming key ecosystem players from pollinating bees to birds.

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Written by Press Release - eNews Park Forest

Jul 28, 2014

Written by Press Release
eNews Park Forest
Earlier this year, the Center and Pesticide Action Network filed a second amended complaint in their ongoing efforts to protect the nation's most vulnerable wildlife from toxic pesticides. The lawsuit seeks to compel the EPA to evaluate the impacts of ...

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Settlement Will Help Safeguard Nation's Endangered Wildlife From 5 Dangerous ... - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Jul 28, 2014

Settlement Will Help Safeguard Nation's Endangered Wildlife From 5 Dangerous ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Earlier this year, the Center and Pesticide Action Network filed a second amended complaint in their ongoing efforts to protect the nation's most vulnerable wildlife from toxic pesticides. The lawsuit seeks to compel the EPA to evaluate the impacts of ...

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Gov't solution to cocolisap could be deadly to coconut industry, environment - Bulatlat (blog)

Jul 24, 2014

Gov't solution to cocolisap could be deadly to coconut industry, environment
Bulatlat (blog)
The Pesticide Action Network International also included Dinotefuran in its list of Highly Hazardous Pesticide (HHP) that should have been globally phased out in 2010 due to its toxicity to bees. It was also found by the USEPA to be very toxic to ...

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Potential honeybee harm cited in challenge to approval of new pesticide uses - Times-Standard

Jul 23, 2014

Potential honeybee harm cited in challenge to approval of new pesticide uses
Times-Standard
Earlier this month, the Pesticide Action Network, the Center for Food Safety, and Beyond Pesticides filed a lawsuit in Alameda County Superior Court challenging the California Department of Pesticide Regulation's approval of increased uses for ...
Protect honeybees, nature's migrant workersSan Francisco Examiner

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Protect honeybees, nature's migrant workers - San Francisco Examiner

Jul 23, 2014

Protect honeybees, nature's migrant workers
San Francisco Examiner
Because the honeybee crisis is at a tipping point, Earthjustice and its clients Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety, and Beyond Pesticides have brought a legal action to halt the Department of Pesticide Regulations from approving ...

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New study finds organic foods are healthier than conventionally grown foods - Fox News

Jul 23, 2014

Fox News

New study finds organic foods are healthier than conventionally grown foods
Fox News
Beginning in the womb, our many chemical exposures stay with us throughout our lives, according to the Pesticide Action Network North America. This is our chemical body burden. We are exposed to such substances not just in dirty food, but also in dirty ...

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