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California almond industry moves to protect vital bee colonies - Sacramento Bee

Oct 16, 2014

Sacramento Bee

California almond industry moves to protect vital bee colonies
Sacramento Bee
Paul Towers, spokesman for Pesticide Action Network, called the Almond Board's guidelines a “step in the right direction,” but said that what's needed is mandatory government regulation. “Ultimately, voluntary programs shouldn't take the place of ...
Pesticide caution urged to protect bees by California Almond BoardModesto Bee

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Almond Board adopts new rules for pesticide use - Fresno Bee

Oct 16, 2014

Fresno Bee

Almond Board adopts new rules for pesticide use
Fresno Bee
“Whole Foods is stepping up, and other retailers should follow suit,” said Paul Towers, spokesman for the Oakland-based Pesticide Action Network, in a news release. “The transparent program gives shoppers more choices about what's on their food and how ...

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Almond Board adopts new rules for pesticide use - Fresno Bee

Oct 16, 2014

Fresno Bee

Almond Board adopts new rules for pesticide use
Fresno Bee
“Whole Foods is stepping up, and other retailers should follow suit,” said Paul Towers, spokesman for the Oakland-based Pesticide Action Network, in a news release. “The transparent program gives shoppers more choices about what's on their food and how ...
California almond industry moves to protect vital bee coloniesSacramento Bee

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Pesticide caution urged to protect bees by California Almond Board - Modesto Bee

Oct 16, 2014

Sacramento Bee

Pesticide caution urged to protect bees by California Almond Board
Modesto Bee
“Whole Foods is stepping up, and other retailers should follow suit,” said Paul Towers, spokesman for the Oakland-based Pesticide Action Network, in a news release. “The transparent program gives shoppers more choices about what's on their food and how ...
California almond industry moves to protect vital bee coloniesSacramento Bee

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Almond Board aims to protect bees - Modesto Bee

Oct 16, 2014

Almond Board aims to protect bees
Modesto Bee
“Whole Foods is stepping up, and other retailers should follow suit,” said Paul Towers, spokesman for the Oakland-based Pesticide Action Network, in a news release. “The transparent program gives shoppers more choices about what's on their food and how ...

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EPA Approves New 2,4-D Herbicide Blend, Paving Way for Controversial GE ... - eNews Park Forest

Oct 15, 2014

EPA Approves New 2,4-D Herbicide Blend, Paving Way for Controversial GE ...
eNews Park Forest
*The quarter million comments to the White House is tallied via petitions from Center for Food Safety, Food Democracy Now!, Organic Consumers Association, Food and Water Watch, Friends of the Earth, Pesticide Action Network North America, and a ...

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EPA Approves New 2,4-D Herbicide Blend, Paving Way for Controversial GE ... - eNews Park Forest

Oct 15, 2014

EPA Approves New 2,4-D Herbicide Blend, Paving Way for Controversial GE ...
eNews Park Forest
*The quarter million comments to the White House is tallied via petitions from Center for Food Safety, Food Democracy Now!, Organic Consumers Association, Food and Water Watch, Friends of the Earth, Pesticide Action Network North America, and a ...

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On Rural Women's Day, 45 women from 7 countries begin documenting on a ... - InterAksyon

Oct 15, 2014

On Rural Women's Day, 45 women from 7 countries begin documenting on a ...
InterAksyon
Organized by Asian Rural Women's Coalition (ARWC), Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP), and Oxfam's East Asia GROW Campaign, the travelling journal project was off to another journey Wednesday, Rural Women's Day, with Filipinas ...

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How To Pick The Best Food In Season - Live Trading News

Oct 14, 2014

Live Trading News

How To Pick The Best Food In Season
Live Trading News
Created by the Pesticide Action Network (PAN), this app accesses an extensive and up-to-date database of all pesticides used on various kinds of produce. Pesticide residues remain on some fruits and vegetables even after washing. Watermelon in the ...

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11 Apps Every Food Activist Should Download - Imperial Valley News

Oct 13, 2014

11 Apps Every Food Activist Should Download
Imperial Valley News
Created by the Pesticide Action Network (PAN), this app accesses an extensive and up-to-date database of all pesticides used on various kinds of produce. Pesticide residues remain on some fruits and vegetables even after washing. Watermelon in the ...

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The Ghost in the GMO Machine - Truth-Out

Oct 11, 2014

The Ghost in the GMO Machine
Truth-Out
... the EPA will decide in 2015 whether it still agrees that chlorpyrifos is safe for farming, or whether it will order a complete ban, as Earthjustice, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and the Pesticide Action Network have demanded in lawsuits ...

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Neonicotinoids Called 'Bigger Threat' to Environment than DDT - eNews Park Forest

Oct 10, 2014

eNews Park Forest

Neonicotinoids Called 'Bigger Threat' to Environment than DDT
eNews Park Forest
Here in the U.S., Beyond Pesticides, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network North America, and U.S. beekeepers filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2013 calling for a ban on clothianidin and thiamethoxam, ...

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Neonicotinoids Called 'Bigger Threat' to Environment than DDT - eNews Park Forest

Oct 10, 2014

eNews Park Forest

Neonicotinoids Called 'Bigger Threat' to Environment than DDT
eNews Park Forest
Here in the U.S., Beyond Pesticides, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network North America, and U.S. beekeepers filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2013 calling for a ban on clothianidin and thiamethoxam, ...

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The real dangers of GMOs Dow Chemical doesn't want you to know about - Salon

Oct 9, 2014

The real dangers of GMOs Dow Chemical doesn't want you to know about
Salon
... and the Pesticide Action Network have demanded in lawsuits filed in 2007 and in 2014. Dow has long insisted that its chlorpyrifos products are safe, despite tens of thousands of reports of acute poisoning and multiple studies linking low-level ...

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Surfrider fights GMO and pesticides in Kauai - SurferToday

Oct 9, 2014

SurferToday

Surfrider fights GMO and pesticides in Kauai
SurferToday
Now, Surfrider Foundation, Earthjustice, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network and Ka Makani Ho'opono are appealing the decision. Ordinance 960 mandates the posting of warning signs that conform to worker protection standards and requires ...

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Cancer concerns raised over pesticides found in air - The Salinas Californian

Oct 8, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Cancer concerns raised over pesticides found in air
The Salinas Californian
Emily Marquez, PhD, staff scientist for The Pesticide Action Network (PAN) stated in a Sept. 23 news release: “For the past two years PAN has pointed to the problems of a sampling plan that fails to focus on periods of peak use, sampling sites located ...

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The 10 Most Toxic Fruits and Vegetables - TakePart

Oct 7, 2014

TakePart

The 10 Most Toxic Fruits and Vegetables
TakePart
All of these have been linked to developmental issues, cancer, and hormone disruption in children, according to the Pesticide Action Network North America. Even worse is the fumigant methyl iodide, which was the EPA banned in 2012 but can still be used ...

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What California's New Food Laws Mean for SD's Farmers Markets - PublicCEO.com

Oct 7, 2014

What California's New Food Laws Mean for SD's Farmers Markets
PublicCEO.com
Paul Towers, a spokesman for Pesticide Action Network, said the new law is a signal to the state agency that it needs to do more to address the threats facing bees – critical pollinators of billions of dollars' worth of crops throughout California ...

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The Ghost in the GMO Machine - PR Watch

Oct 7, 2014

PR Watch

The Ghost in the GMO Machine
PR Watch
... the EPA will decide in 2015 whether it still agrees that chlorpyrifos is safe for farming, or whether it will order a complete ban, as Earthjustice, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and the Pesticide Action Network have demanded in lawsuits ...

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The Ghost in the GMO Machine - Earth Island Journal

Oct 7, 2014

Earth Island Journal

The Ghost in the GMO Machine
Earth Island Journal
... the EPA will decide in 2015 whether it still agrees that chlorpyrifos is safe for farming, or whether it will order a complete ban, as Earthjustice, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and the Pesticide Action Network have demanded in lawsuits ...

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