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USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cotton - Yahoo News

Jan 15, 2015

USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cotton
Yahoo News
Use in soybeans is expected to surge by up to 500 times current levels, a factor that will increase pesticide exposure risk to farm families, the Pesticide Action Network said in a statement Thursday. As well, fruit, nut and vegetable growers who ...

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USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cotton - Bangor Daily News

Jan 15, 2015

USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cotton
Bangor Daily News
Use in soybeans is expected to surge by up to 500 times current levels, a factor that will increase pesticide exposure risk to farm families, the Pesticide Action Network said in a statement Thursday. As well, fruit, nut and vegetable growers who ...

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USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cotton - Reuters

Jan 15, 2015

USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cotton
Reuters
Use in soybeans is expected to surge by up to 500 times current levels, a factor that will increase pesticide exposure risk to farm families, the Pesticide Action Network said in a statement Thursday. As well, fruit, nut and vegetable growers who ...

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USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cotton - Reuters UK

Jan 15, 2015

USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cotton
Reuters UK
Use in soybeans is expected to surge by up to 500 times current levels, a factor that will increase pesticide exposure risk to farm families, the Pesticide Action Network said in a statement Thursday. As well, fruit, nut and vegetable growers who ...

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UPDATE 1-USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cotton - Reuters

Jan 15, 2015

UPDATE 1-USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cotton
Reuters
Use in soybeans is expected to surge by up to 500 times current levels, a factor that will increase pesticide exposure risk to farm families, the Pesticide Action Network said in a statement Thursday. As well, fruit, nut and vegetable growers who ...

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USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cotton - STLtoday.com

Jan 15, 2015

USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cotton
STLtoday.com
Use in soybeans is expected to surge by up to 500 times current levels, a factor that will increase pesticide exposure risk to farm families, the Pesticide Action Network said in a statement Thursday. As well, fruit, nut and vegetable growers who ...

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California Tightens Rules for Pesticide - Courthouse News Service

Jan 15, 2015

California Tightens Rules for Pesticide
Courthouse News Service
The Pesticide Action Network of North America said that more than 1,400 people have reported symptoms from chloropicrin exposure since 1999. The environmental group also claims that exposure to the pesticide can increase the risk of cancer.

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Beegate 3: Conflicts of interest dog European IUCN bee panel as nenonic ban ... - Genetic Literacy Project

Jan 12, 2015

Genetic Literacy Project

Beegate 3: Conflicts of interest dog European IUCN bee panel as nenonic ban ...
Genetic Literacy Project
Sgolastra has been involved in groups like Api-organica or Pesticide Action Network (PAN). I am totally astonished that Sgolastra, a member of the EFSA Working Group on Bee Risk Assessment, would dare to add his name and signature to an activist ...

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EPA Report Finds Pesticide Poses Risk to Workers, Spurs Calls for Ban - Truth-Out

Jan 10, 2015

EPA Report Finds Pesticide Poses Risk to Workers, Spurs Calls for Ban
Truth-Out
"The science on health impacts - together with many personal stories -overwhelmingly supports the need for a phase out," said Margaret Reeves, a senior scientist at the Pesticide Action Network, in a statement. In 2007 the Pesticide Action Network ...

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Dispute over TTC approach continues at Efsa/WHO meeting - Chemical Watch (subscription)

Jan 8, 2015

Dispute over TTC approach continues at Efsa/WHO meeting
Chemical Watch (subscription)
Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe and academics spoke out against the concept at a European Food Safety Authority (Efsa) and World Health Organization (WHO) stakeholder meeting in Brussels, last month. The setting of TTCs is a method for deriving ...

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Common Pesticide May Pose Risk to Workers Who Apply It - Scientific American

Jan 8, 2015

Common Pesticide May Pose Risk to Workers Who Apply It
Scientific American
“The science on health impacts - together with many personal stories -overwhelmingly supports the need for a phase out,” said Margaret Reeves, a senior scientist at the Pesticide Action Network, in a statement. In 2007 the Pesticide Action Network ...

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EPA report finds pesticide poses risks to workers, spurs calls for ban. - Environmental Health News

Jan 8, 2015

Environmental Health News

EPA report finds pesticide poses risks to workers, spurs calls for ban.
Environmental Health News
“The science on health impacts - together with many personal stories -overwhelmingly supports the need for a phase out,” said Margaret Reeves, a senior scientist at the Pesticide Action Network, in a statement. In 2007 the Pesticide Action Network ...
Common Pesticide May Pose Risk to Workers Who Apply ItFindItWestValley.com (satire) (press release) (registration)

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EU wants new approach on pesticide residues in TTIP - ENDS Europe (subscription)

Jan 7, 2015

EU wants new approach on pesticide residues in TTIP
ENDS Europe (subscription)
But Hans Muilerman of Pesticide Action Network Europe noted that the European Food Safety Authority has “several times…expressed 'reservations' against the Codex approach”. “If EFSA continues doing so, there would not be an immediate problem.

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101 Food Orgs to Watch in 2015 - Imperial Valley News

Dec 30, 2014

101 Food Orgs to Watch in 2015
Imperial Valley News
Pesticide Action Network (PAN International) - PAN International is a network of more than 600 NGOs, institutions, and individuals across more than 90 countries. Founded in 1982, the network aims to not only replace hazardous pesticides with ecological ...

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101 Global Food Organizations to Watch in 2015 - The Women's International Perspective

Dec 30, 2014

101 Global Food Organizations to Watch in 2015
The Women's International Perspective
Pesticide Action Network – PAN International is a network of more than 600 NGOs, institutions, and individuals across more than 90 countries. Founded in 1982, the network aims to not only replace hazardous pesticides with ecological and socially just ...

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