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Iowa Farmers Union asks state ag department to address pesticide drift ... - Radio Iowa

Jan 20, 2015

Iowa Farmers Union asks state ag department to address pesticide drift ...
Radio Iowa
Kate Mendenhall, a beginning farmer from Spirit Lake, is also the Iowa policy coordinator with the Pesticide Action Network. “Some of the most toxic pesticides are those that are the most drift-prone,” Mendenhall says, “and yet this common route of ...

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Teargassing Strawberry Farms Is About to Be Less Dangerous - TakePart

Jan 16, 2015

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Teargassing Strawberry Farms Is About to Be Less Dangerous
TakePart
... use the most advanced tarps to cover plots after the chemical is injected into the soil, which in theory holds the gas in place. “They are steps in the right direction, but they don't go far enough,” said Paul Towers, a spokesperson for Pesticide ...
California Tightens Rules for PesticideCourthouse News Service

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Monsanto gets approval for new GMO corn, soybeans designed for potent new ... - RT

Jan 16, 2015

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Monsanto gets approval for new GMO corn, soybeans designed for potent new ...
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The USDA and Monsanto have said that Xtend will increase dicamba use in cotton by 14 times current levels, according to Reuters, and, in soybeans, 500 times current levels, the Pesticide Action Network said in a statement. "I am convinced that in all ...
USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cottonReuters

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New generation herbicide-tolerant soybeans, cotton gain USDA approval - Genetic Literacy Project

Jan 16, 2015

New generation herbicide-tolerant soybeans, cotton gain USDA approval
Genetic Literacy Project
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 - 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
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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
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"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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