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Trump Administration Is Allowing Poison in Our Food Supply so Chemical Companies Like Dow Can Profit - AlterNet
Trump Administration Is Allowing Poison in Our Food Supply so Chemical Companies Like Dow Can Profit
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 ...
What does this EU pesticide review mean for bees?
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 ...
New poll finds public uneasy about pesticide use
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 ...
State Assembly Rejects Bill to Increase Pesticide Fines
“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 ...