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Consumer Reports: This is the time of year for cause-marketing donations - Richmond.com

Dec 20, 2014

Consumer Reports: This is the time of year for cause-marketing donations
Richmond.com
“A portion of proceeds” of adorable wild pony Christmas ornaments by Roost goes to Return to Freedom, a wild horse sanctuary. “One hundred percent of profits” of a special Smock card support the Pesticide Action Network. According to Consumer Reports, ...

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No herbicide used to rid killer weed in populated areas - The Star Online

Dec 17, 2014

No herbicide used to rid killer weed in populated areas
The Star Online
Plant Biosecurity Division director Faridah Aini Muhammad told The Star that atrazine, which has been criticised by Pesticide Action Network Asia and Pacific (Panap) due to its potential to linger in groundwater, was only used in unpopulated areas. “We ...

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Is cause marketing the best way to support your charity? - TriCities.com

Dec 17, 2014

Is cause marketing the best way to support your charity?
TriCities.com
"A portion of proceeds" of adorable wild pony Christmas ornaments by Roost go to Return to Freedom, a wild horse sanctuary. "One hundred percent of profits" of a special Smock card supports the Pesticide Action Network. According to Consumer Reports, ...

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Group Concerned About Bee Population Calls for Stop to Use of Some Pesticides - KSTP.com

Dec 16, 2014

Group Concerned About Bee Population Calls for Stop to Use of Some Pesticides
KSTP.com
We need honey bees and pollinators for those foods," said Lex Horan with Pesticide Action Network. Just this summer, a law was passed that gives more than $325,000 to the University of Minnesota to research pesticide's effect on bees and pollinators.

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

Dec 16, 2014

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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Become a Pollinator Hero on Tuesday! (Bee Attire Optional But Encouraged) - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Dec 15, 2014

Become a Pollinator Hero on Tuesday! (Bee Attire Optional But Encouraged)
Minneapolis Star Tribune
I could take this informative announcement coming to me via Nora Wildgen White, bee activist, artist and all around fantastic lady, and reword it for the blog. But it seems more efficient and straightforward to just forward the information on as written:.

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Buying, donating an imperfect mix - Boston Globe

Dec 13, 2014

Boston Globe

Buying, donating an imperfect mix
Boston Globe
“A portion of proceeds” of adorable wild pony Christmas ornaments by Roost go to Return to Freedom, a wild horse sanctuary. “One hundred percent of profits” of a special Smock card support the Pesticide Action Network. The end of the year — which ...

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Buy a toy and save the whales? - Hanford Sentinel

Dec 12, 2014

Buy a toy and save the whales?
Hanford Sentinel
"A portion of proceeds" of adorable wild pony Christmas ornaments by Roost go to Return to Freedom, a wild horse sanctuary. "One hundred percent of profits" of a special Smock card supports the Pesticide Action Network. According to Consumer Reports, ...

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30% of NZ baby food contains pesticide residues - FoodNavigator-Asia.com

Dec 10, 2014

30% of NZ baby food contains pesticide residues
FoodNavigator-Asia.com
The evidence will be presented today to the New Zealand government's primary production committee by Dr Meriel Watts of the Pesticide Action Network Aotearoa and Alison White of the Safe Food Campaign. Their oral submissions will be in support of a ...

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Pollinator Champions Make Their Way from the St. Croix Valley to St. Paul - Stillwater Current

Dec 10, 2014

Pollinator Champions Make Their Way from the St. Croix Valley to St. Paul
Stillwater Current
The Pollinator Friendly Initiative of Stillwater in collaboration with the Pesticide Action Network, Humming for Beez, Beez Neez, Honey Bee Club of Stillwater, St. Croix River Valley Wild Ones, Clean Up the River (CURE), beekeepers and others will be ...

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Why environmentalists should support the Black Lives Matter protests - Grist

Dec 8, 2014

Grist

Why environmentalists should support the Black Lives Matter protests
Grist
And this reminder served me well as I tried reconciling hard feelings arisen when the Sierra Club and the Pesticide Action Network (PAN) decided to publicly support the #BlackLivesMatter movement. (350.org and Greenpeace have also put out statements of ...

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EDC-Free Europe encourages public comments on EU consultation - FoodQualityNews.com

Dec 8, 2014

FoodQualityNews.com

EDC-Free Europe encourages public comments on EU consultation
FoodQualityNews.com
The EDC-Free Europe coalition includes Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL), Pesticide Action Network, Breast Cancer UK, ChemTrust and the European Environmental Bureau (EEB). Group hopes for ban. It hopes to achieve a ban on hormone ...

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EPA accomplice in environmentalists' war on neonics? - Genetic Literacy Project

Dec 5, 2014

EPA accomplice in environmentalists' war on neonics?
Genetic Literacy Project
With groups such as the Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth and Pesticide Action Network in the lead, activists blame neonics for the health problems of bees in recent years, including the mysterious Colony Collapse Disorder, in which bees ...

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Analysis: 30 Percent of NZ Baby Food Contained Pesticide Residues - Food Safety News

Dec 4, 2014

Food Safety News

Analysis: 30 Percent of NZ Baby Food Contained Pesticide Residues
Food Safety News
The analysis results and the perceived risks to New Zealand babies were presented Thursday to the parliament in Wellington by Dr. Meriel Watts of the Pesticide Action Network Aotearoa and Alison White of the Safe Food Campaign. Their comments were in ...

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New Zealand Baby Food Found With Pesticide Residue; Food Safety Advocates ... - International Business Times AU

Dec 4, 2014

New Zealand Baby Food Found With Pesticide Residue; Food Safety Advocates ...
International Business Times AU
Watts from the Pesticide Action Network in Aotearoa warned that exposure to chemicals can cause a number of health problems. In babies, chemical exposure may affect their brain development, intelligence and the ability to socialise. According to Food ...
'Pesticides found in NZ baby food are hazardous' - campaignerTVNZ
Baby food pesticide ban urgedRadio New Zealand
NZ Baby Food 800 Times More Pesticides than in EuropeScoop.co.nz (press release)

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Swiss food toxicologist says TTC approach is valuable - Chemical Watch (subscription)

Dec 4, 2014

Swiss food toxicologist says TTC approach is valuable
Chemical Watch (subscription)
Chemical classifications, structural toxicology models and a decision tree are used to derive precautionary thresholds. But it has been disputed by NGOs, such as Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe, which maintain it provides insufficient health ...

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Baby food pesticide ban urged - Radio New Zealand

Dec 3, 2014

Baby food pesticide ban urged
Radio New Zealand
Meriel Watts, of the Pesticide Action Network, said even low levels of particular pesticides could cause developmental problems in babies. "This is extremely important for the future of children in New Zealand and, in fact, the whole of New Zealand ...

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'Pesticides found in NZ baby food are hazardous' - campaigner - TVNZ

Dec 3, 2014

'Pesticides found in NZ baby food are hazardous' - campaigner
TVNZ
Dr Watts, of the Pesticide Action Network Aotearoa, says chemical exposure could cause a range of health problems. "That can affect the nervous system at the point where their brain is developing, it can affect their intelligence, their IQ, their ...
Baby food pesticide ban urgedRadio New Zealand
NZ Baby Food 800 Times More Pesticides than in EuropeScoop.co.nz (press release)

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'Pesticides found in NZ baby food are hazardous' - campaigner - TVNZ

Dec 3, 2014

'Pesticides found in NZ baby food are hazardous' - campaigner
TVNZ
Dr Watts, of the Pesticide Action Network Aotearoa, says chemical exposure could cause a range of health problems. "That can affect the nervous system at the point where their brain is developing, it can affect their intelligence, their IQ, their ...

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NZ Baby Food 800 Times More Pesticides than in Europe - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Dec 3, 2014

NZ Baby Food 800 Times More Pesticides than in Europe
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Dr Watts is senior scientist for the Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific, and last year published a book Poisoning our future: children and pesticides, in which she collates a substantial amount of research on why children are at risk from pesticides ...

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