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Food Democracy Now! "sustainability" NGO, anti-GMO - Genetic Literacy Project

Sep 9, 2016

Genetic Literacy Project

Food Democracy Now! "sustainability" NGO, anti-GMO
Genetic Literacy Project
FDN is part of the 2010 Food Sovereignty Alliance campaign in with Food First (Institute for Food & Development Policy), Farm Aid, Pesticide Action Network and Why Hunger demanding that the White House and Department of Justice “curb food monopolies” ...

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Toxic Shock: The Monsanto Doctrine and GMO-free Farming - SF Weekly (blog)

Sep 7, 2016

SF Weekly (blog)

Toxic Shock: The Monsanto Doctrine and GMO-free Farming
SF Weekly (blog)
... Hawaii County Council — some of the nation's leading food safety organizations (including the Center for Food Safety, Maui's SHAKA Movement, the Pesticide Action Network, and Earthjustice) stepped up to appeal the ruling to the federal appellate ...

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Tracing the fabric - Corporate Knights Magazine

Sep 7, 2016

Corporate Knights Magazine

Tracing the fabric
Corporate Knights Magazine
The Sustainable Cotton Ranking, commissioned by WWF, Solidaridad and the Pesticide Action Network, evaluated corporate performance based on their policies, traceability, and sourcing and use. “IKEA, C&A and H&M are showing how cotton sustainability ...

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Environmental health hazards encountered each day - Timesonline.com

Sep 7, 2016

Timesonline.com

Environmental health hazards encountered each day
Timesonline.com
Pesticides have been associated with increased risk of cancer and can affect the developing nervous system. The Pesticide Action Network says close to a billion pounds of toxic chemicals are intentionally introduced into the environment and the food ...

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Environmental health hazards encountered each day - Timesonline.com

Sep 7, 2016

Environmental health hazards encountered each day
Timesonline.com
Pesticides have been associated with increased risk of cancer and can affect the developing nervous system. The Pesticide Action Network says close to a billion pounds of toxic chemicals are intentionally introduced into the environment and the food ...

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Zika concern prompts second neighborhood spraying - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sep 6, 2016

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Zika concern prompts second neighborhood spraying
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Susan Kegley, an organic chemist and pesticide toxicology expert who founded the nonprofit Pesticide Action Network of North America, said the active ingredients in this product are less concerning than in other mosquito-fighting concoctions such as ...

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EFSA decision on pesticides exemption angers NGOs - ENDS Europe (subscription)

Sep 6, 2016

ENDS Europe (subscription)

EFSA decision on pesticides exemption angers NGOs
ENDS Europe (subscription)
Pesticide Action Network Europe (PAN Europe) issued a statement, calling the protocol a “scandal” and suggesting it was “a grave misuse of the rules”. It urged EU member states to reject the protocol, and took issue with the protocol's reference to ...

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Manufacturer pulls methyl iodide fumigant from US market - Ventura County Star

Sep 6, 2016

Manufacturer pulls methyl iodide fumigant from US market
Ventura County Star
"Arysta saw the writing on the wall and decided to pre-emptively pull cancer-causing methyl iodide off the shelves," said Paul Towers, spokesman for Pesticide Action Network, the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit challenging the state's decision to ...

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EPA Requests Six Month Extension of Deadline for Decision on Chlorpyrifos Tolerance Revocation - The National Law Review

Sep 3, 2016

EPA Requests Six Month Extension of Deadline for Decision on Chlorpyrifos Tolerance Revocation
The National Law Review
On June 29, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) submitted a status report in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals case concerning a petition by Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council ...

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Call for MCC to ditch weed killers in public spaces - Abergavenny Chronicle (press release)

Aug 31, 2016

Call for MCC to ditch weed killers in public spaces
Abergavenny Chronicle (press release)
No-one from MCC was available for comment. Nick Mole, policy officer at Pesticide Action Network UK, said, “Our view on all pesticides is that there is no place for them. Especially those being used in public spaces, given the dangers they represent.

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Minnesota Proposes Restrictions to Neonicotinoid Use - KTIC

Aug 30, 2016

KTIC

Minnesota Proposes Restrictions to Neonicotinoid Use
KTIC
“Today, Minnesota set the strongest rules in the nation to protect pollinators from pesticides,” countered Lex Horan, organizer of Pesticide Action Network. “The plan will help ensure that bee-harming pesticides won't be used unnecessarily, and it lays ...

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Minnesota Proposes Restrictions to Neonicotinoid Use - DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

Aug 30, 2016

DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

Minnesota Proposes Restrictions to Neonicotinoid Use
DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
"Today, Minnesota set the strongest rules in the nation to protect pollinators from pesticides," countered Lex Horan, organizer of Pesticide Action Network. "The plan will help ensure that bee-harming pesticides won't be used unnecessarily, and it lays ...

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Neonic Troubles Continue - DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

Aug 30, 2016

DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

Neonic Troubles Continue
DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
"Today, Minnesota set the strongest rules in the nation to protect pollinators from pesticides," countered Lex Horan, organizer of Pesticide Action Network. "The plan will help ensure that bee-harming pesticides won't be used unnecessarily, and it lays ...
Governor's order seeks to make state more bee-friendlyAustin Herald

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Governor's order seeks to make state more bee-friendly - Austin Herald

Aug 30, 2016

Austin Herald

Governor's order seeks to make state more bee-friendly
Austin Herald
The Pesticide Action Network welcomed the moves toward using neonicotinoids as a last resort and the steps toward regulating pesticide-coated seeds. Organizer Lex Horan said in a statement that it ensures “bee-harming pesticides won't be used ...

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Minnesota sets broadest limits on chemicals blamed for bee declines - Wisconsin Gazette

Aug 29, 2016

Duluth News Tribune

Minnesota sets broadest limits on chemicals blamed for bee declines
Wisconsin Gazette
Honey bees pollinate plants that produce about a quarter of the food consumed by Americans. "Minnesota just became the national leader in protecting pollinators," said Lex Horan, an organizer for Pesticide Action Network, a U.S. activist group.
Minnesota Takes Lead in Protecting PollinatorsPublic News Service
With New Rules, Minnesota Leads the Country in Protecting Pollinators from PesticidesCommon Dreams (press release)
Seeking to reverse pollinator decline, Dayton orders limits on pesticide useDuluth News Tribune
La Crosse Tribune
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Minnesota Takes Lead in Protecting Pollinators - The UpTake

Aug 29, 2016

Duluth News Tribune

Minnesota Takes Lead in Protecting Pollinators
The UpTake
Lex Horan, an organizer with the Minnesota branch of the Pesticide Action Network, said the state is now taking the lead on protecting these vital insects. “Pollinators, like honeybees, are critical to our food system. Many fruits and vegetables ...
With New Rules, Minnesota Leads the Country in Protecting Pollinators from PesticidesCommon Dreams (press release)
Minnesota sets broadest US limits on chemicals blamed for bee declinesAG Week
Seeking to reverse pollinator decline, Dayton orders limits on pesticide useDuluth News Tribune
La Crosse Tribune
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