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Defra unveils action plan to protect bees - The Grocer

Tue, 2014-07-22 01:43

Defra unveils action plan to protect bees
The Grocer
And Nick Mole of Pesticide Action Network UK said avoiding the use of chemicals was as important as growing the right plants because of the strong links between using pesticides and harm to bees and other vital pollinating insects.” It was a view ...

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Defra unveils action plan to protect bees - The Grocer

Tue, 2014-07-22 01:43

Defra unveils action plan to protect bees
The Grocer
And Nick Mole of Pesticide Action Network UK said avoiding the use of chemicals was as important as growing the right plants because of the strong links between using pesticides and harm to bees and other vital pollinating insects.” It was a view ...

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Agribusinesses to challenge Kauai's GMO law in federal court hearing - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Mon, 2014-07-21 21:21

Agribusinesses to challenge Kauai's GMO law in federal court hearing
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Four nonprofit organizations -- Ka Makani Ho'opono, the Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network North America and the Surfrider Foundation -- have joined the lawsuit to defend the new law. Attorneys from the Center for Food Safety and ...

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Agribusinesses to challenge Kauai's GMO law in federal court hearing - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Mon, 2014-07-21 21:21

Agribusinesses to challenge Kauai's GMO law in federal court hearing
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Four nonprofit organizations -- Ka Makani Ho'opono, the Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network North America and the Surfrider Foundation -- have joined the lawsuit to defend the new law. Attorneys from the Center for Food Safety and ...

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UK Bread Contaminated with Pesticides - eNews Park Forest

Mon, 2014-07-21 09:11

UK Bread Contaminated with Pesticides
eNews Park Forest
According to a Pesticide Action Network UK report, a majority of the reoccurring pesticides were glyphosate and chlormequat. Glyphosate is an herbicide that can lead to non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, genetic damage, cancer, reproductive issues, liver damage, ...

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UK Bread Contaminated with Pesticides - eNews Park Forest

Mon, 2014-07-21 09:11

UK Bread Contaminated with Pesticides
eNews Park Forest
According to a Pesticide Action Network UK report, a majority of the reoccurring pesticides were glyphosate and chlormequat. Glyphosate is an herbicide that can lead to non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, genetic damage, cancer, reproductive issues, liver damage, ...

Lawsuit demands Calif. stop approving pesticides that harm honeybees - Bayoubuzz

Fri, 2014-07-18 23:25

Lawsuit demands Calif. stop approving pesticides that harm honeybees
Bayoubuzz
The Center for Food Safety, Beyond Pesticides and the Pesticide Action Network North America, filed the lawsuit in Alameda County Superior Court. The Department of Pesticide Regulation, Valent USA and Mitsui Chemicals Agro did not respond to requests ...

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Loaf-threatening: More than half of British breads contain 'toxic' pesticides - RT

Thu, 2014-07-17 07:41

RT

Loaf-threatening: More than half of British breads contain 'toxic' pesticides
RT
We are all being experimented on without our consent,” Nick Mole from Pesticide Action Network (PAN UK) who authored the report tells the Guardian. PAN UK's research examines data generated by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs' ...

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Shock rise of pesticide traces found in bread - Western Daily Press

Thu, 2014-07-17 07:29

Shock rise of pesticide traces found in bread
Western Daily Press
The figure has more than doubled from 28 per cent of bread products in 2001 to 63 per cent last year, the study by Pesticide Action Network (Pan) UK and the Organic. Naturally Different campaign found. Between 2000 and 2013, the Defra Expert Committee ...

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Pesticides found in 63% of UK bread - Blue & Green Tomorrow

Thu, 2014-07-17 04:30

Pesticides found in 63% of UK bread
Blue & Green Tomorrow
Nick Mole, from Pesticide Action Network UK (Pan), which published a report on the findings of the tests, said, “The presence of pesticide residues in our food and our subsequent ingestion of them is not something that anybody should welcome. “There is ...

FOB hits back at bread pesticide 'scaremongering' - British Baker

Thu, 2014-07-17 04:21

FOB hits back at bread pesticide 'scaremongering'
British Baker
The report, written by Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN), stated: ''Given the situation, it seems like common sense to avoid or at least limit consumption where possible. ''At the very least, we believe consumers should have the right to make informed ...

Pesticide warning for white and brown bread - Express.co.uk

Thu, 2014-07-17 03:34

Express.co.uk

Pesticide warning for white and brown bread
Express.co.uk
Published today by the Pesticide Action Network and the Organic Trade Board, it claims people are being “poisoned against their will”. Author Nick Mole said: “The presence of pesticide residues in our food and our ingestion of them is not something ...

2 in 3 loaves have pesticides in them - Bitterwallet

Thu, 2014-07-17 03:08

Bitterwallet

2 in 3 loaves have pesticides in them
Bitterwallet
Nick Mole, at Pesticide Action Network UK (Pan UK) and an author of the new report, said: “There is the possibility of harm from the repeated ingestion of low doses of pesticides and no one has done research on the impact of the cocktails of pesticides ...

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Ask Umbra: Are organic cherries worth the extra expense? - Grist

Thu, 2014-07-17 03:07

Grist

Ask Umbra: Are organic cherries worth the extra expense?
Grist
... to the Pesticide Action Network's What's on my Food? guide, cherries harbor residue from as many as 42 different pesticides, including 5 known or probable carcinogens, 20 suspected hormone disruptors, 7 neurotoxins, 8 developmental/reproductive ...

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Ask Umbra: Are organic cherries worth the extra expense? - Grist

Thu, 2014-07-17 03:07

Grist

Ask Umbra: Are organic cherries worth the extra expense?
Grist
... the Pesticide Action Network's What's on my Food? guide, cherries harbor residue from as many as 42 different pesticides, including 5 known or probable carcinogens, 20 suspected hormone disruptors, 7 neurotoxins, 8 developmental/reproductive toxins ...

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Press Review - 17 July 2014 - DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)

Thu, 2014-07-17 01:18

Press Review - 17 July 2014
DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)
PRiF have said it does not expect that the levels of residues found would affect people's health, however, according to Pesticide Action Network UK (Pan UK), research still needs to be done to ascertain the impact of repeated ingestion of small doses ...

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Over 60% of breads sold in the UK contain pesticide residues, tests show - The Guardian

Wed, 2014-07-16 23:33

The Guardian

Over 60% of breads sold in the UK contain pesticide residues, tests show
The Guardian
But Nick Mole, at Pesticide Action Network UK (Pan UK) and an author of the new report, said MRLs only indicate whether the pesticides had been applied to crops in the amounts permitted. “They are nothing to do with people's health whatsoever,” he said.
What chemicals are lurking in your loaf? Nearly two thirds of bread products ...Daily Mail
Two thirds of bread products contain pesticideTelegraph.co.uk
Loaf-threatening: More than half of British breads contain 'toxic' pesticidesRT
The Grocer -Grist -Blue & Green Tomorrow
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Warning on pesticides in bread - Herald Scotland

Wed, 2014-07-16 23:10

Warning on pesticides in bread
Herald Scotland
The figure has more than doubled from 28 per cent of bread products in 2001 to 63 per cent last year, the study by Pesticide Action Network (Pan) UK and the Organic. Naturally Different campaign found. Between 2000 and 2013, the Defra Expert Committee ...

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Nearly two-thirds of bread products contain pesticide residue, figures reveal - Belfast Telegraph

Wed, 2014-07-16 20:48

Belfast Telegraph

Nearly two-thirds of bread products contain pesticide residue, figures reveal
Belfast Telegraph
The figure has more than doubled from 28% of bread products in 2001 to 63% last year, the study by Pesticide Action Network (Pan) UK and the Organic. Naturally Different campaign found. Between 2000 and 2013, the Defra Expert Committee on Pesticide ...

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What chemicals are lurking in your loaf? Nearly two thirds of bread products ... - Daily Mail

Wed, 2014-07-16 17:56

Daily Mail

What chemicals are lurking in your loaf? Nearly two thirds of bread products ...
Daily Mail
The study, carried out by Pesticide Action Network (Pan) UK and the Organic, Naturally Different campaign, was based on figures reported by the Government's Defra Expert Committee on Pesticide Residues in Food (PRiF), which tested more than 2,000 ...

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