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New chemical controls agreed in Geneva
Listing of a toxic paraquat formulation in the convention was blocked by Guatemala and India, according to a joint statement from the Berne Declaration, the Pesticide Action Network, IPEN and IUF. The Basel firm Syngenta produces a Paraquat product ...
USDA says more review needed for new Monsanto, Dow GMO crops
"USDA is taking the issue...seriously," said Paul Towers, a spokesman for the Pesticide Action Network. "We're hoping that a thorough review... will ultimately result in denials." Monsanto issued a statement calling the development "unexpected," and ...
Food Safety News
Differing Reactions to Colony Collapse in US and Europe
Food Safety News
Beyond Pesticides, the Pesticide Action Network North America, and the Center for Food Safety have petitioned EPA to request the bee-harming pesticides be removed from the market. With the new EPA-USDA report, a ban on those pesticides in the U.S. ...
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European Commission Bans Three Pesticides For Two Years
The launch came a month after beekeepers, Center for Food Safety, Beyond Pesticides, and Pesticide Action Network North America filed a lawsuit against the EPA. “These toxic chemicals are being used without scrutiny in communities across the country, ...
BASF's university job sparks green fury over biased science
The Pesticide Action Network has accused the German chemicals company BASF of buying credibility for industry views within academia, after one of its employee was offered a professorship at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. BASF employee ...
New York Times
Pesticide Action Network Statement on USDA Honey Bee Report: More Inaction
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WASHINGTON--(ENEWSPF)--May 2 - Earlier today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released a report on honey bee health compiled from conference presentations last October. The conference and report follow widespread public attention to declining bee ...
US Links Pesticides to Honey Bee Deaths, but Resists BanInter Press Service
Protect Honey Bees in Your Own BackyardBillMoyers.com
Feds blame combination of parasite, virus, bacteria, pesticides for strange ...Fox News
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Endangered Species 'Mega-Suit' Dismissed
The Mega Suit” (Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America v. Environmental Protection Agency) has been drawn out for a number of years, and has its roots in EPA's Endangered Species Act, which requires EPA to consult ...
Court Dismisses Pesticide 'Mega' LawsuitFarm Futures
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