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125 Groups Call on President Obama to Protect Bees, Pollinators From Pesticides - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

2 hours 22 min ago

125 Groups Call on President Obama to Protect Bees, Pollinators From Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... from the White House and our government agencies must be bold and effective — bees and other pollinators have been increasingly exposed to these toxic pesticides for too long already,” said Paul Towers of the Pesticide Action Network North America.

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Are GMOs Safe? Scientists Can't Seem To Agree On The Matter - The Inquisitr

Feb 27, 2015

The Inquisitr

Are GMOs Safe? Scientists Can't Seem To Agree On The Matter
The Inquisitr
The food safety groups behind the new GMO safety report include Consumers Union, Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth, and Pesticide Action Network. The coalition cited a January 24 statement in the journal Environmental Sciences Europe that ...

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DEADLINE MARCH 3: Tell President Obama to Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides - Food Consumer

Feb 25, 2015

Food Consumer

DEADLINE MARCH 3: Tell President Obama to Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides
Food Consumer
OCA, along with Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth, Beyond Pesticides, Pesticide Action Network, the Natural Resources Defense Council and other groups will deliver a petition to the White House on March 4, demanding that the task force ...

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Distribution of GMO Arctic Apple Raises Concerns of Consumer, Science, Health ... - Headlines & Global News

Feb 22, 2015

Distribution of GMO Arctic Apple Raises Concerns of Consumer, Science, Health ...
Headlines & Global News
The groups, including Consumers Union, Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth and Pesticide Action Network, pointed to a January 24 article in the journal Environmental Sciences Europe that says there is no scientific consensus on the safety of GMOs.

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USDA Approves "Untested, Inherently Risky" GMO Apple - Truth-Out

Feb 21, 2015

Northern Voices Online

USDA Approves "Untested, Inherently Risky" GMO Apple
Truth-Out
Some of the scientists also pointed out that GMO apples will likely lead to even greater use of pesticides, on a product that (unless it's organic) already tests positive for 42 pesticides, according to the Pesticide Action Network's analysis of the ...
GMO News: Arctic Apple and Enogen CornSustainableBusiness.com

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USDA Approves "Untested, Inherently Risky" GMO Apple - Truth-Out

Feb 21, 2015

USDA Approves "Untested, Inherently Risky" GMO Apple
Truth-Out
Some of the scientists also pointed out that GMO apples will likely lead to even greater use of pesticides, on a product that (unless it's organic) already tests positive for 42 pesticides, according to the Pesticide Action Network's analysis of the ...

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GMO News: Arctic Apple and Enogen Corn - SustainableBusiness.com

Feb 20, 2015

SustainableBusiness.com

GMO News: Arctic Apple and Enogen Corn
SustainableBusiness.com
Apples already test positive for 42 pesticides unless they are organic, says Pesticide Action Network. "Recent research shows that dsRNAs can transfer from plants to humans and other animals through food. The biotech industry has always claimed that ...

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Activists demand clarity on GMO science - French Tribune

Feb 20, 2015

French Tribune

Activists demand clarity on GMO science
French Tribune
Serval groups including Consumers Union, Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth and Pesticide Action Network said that there is a need for more clarity on the issue and where the scientific community stands on the matter does. The groups pointed ...

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Activists demand clarity on GMO science - French Tribune

Feb 20, 2015

French Tribune

Activists demand clarity on GMO science
French Tribune
Serval groups including Consumers Union, Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth and Pesticide Action Network said that there is a need for more clarity on the issue and where the scientific community stands on the matter does. The groups pointed ...

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Be Honest With GMO Safety Consensus - Media Told - spyghana.com

Feb 20, 2015

Be Honest With GMO Safety Consensus - Media Told
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Scientist representatives of groups including Consumers Union, Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth and Pesticide Action Network are among over 300 scientists who signed the statement, “No consensus on GMO safety”, which has recently been ...

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Following GMO apple approval, consumer watchdog groups highlight need for ... - eNews Park Forest

Feb 19, 2015

Following GMO apple approval, consumer watchdog groups highlight need for ...
eNews Park Forest
The groups, including Consumers Union, Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth and Pesticide Action Network,pointed to a January 24 statement in the journal Environmental Sciences Europe -- signed by 300 scientists, physicians and scholars -- that ...

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Are GMOs Safe? No Consensus in the Science, Scientists Say in Peer ... - eNews Park Forest

Feb 19, 2015

Digital Journal

Are GMOs Safe? No Consensus in the Science, Scientists Say in Peer ...
eNews Park Forest
The groups, including Consumers Union, Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth and Pesticide Action Network,pointed to a January 24 statement in the journal Environmental Sciences Europe -- signed by 300 scientists, physicians and scholars -- that ...
Be Honest With GMO Safety Consensus - Media Toldspyghana.com

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How to Make Sense of Sustainable Coffee Labels - Care2.com

Feb 18, 2015

Care2.com

How to Make Sense of Sustainable Coffee Labels
Care2.com
... the most toxic chemicals including anything banned by the Environmental Protection Agency, World Health Organization Class 1, the European Union, chemicals on the Pesticide Action Network list, the Dirty Dozen or listed under the Stockholm convention.

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Experts turn down insecticide application - ENDS Europe (subscription)

Feb 12, 2015

Experts turn down insecticide application
ENDS Europe (subscription)
The biocides committee's decision was welcomed by Pesticide Action Network, which said it was “good to see that [the committee] takes the environment and the rules seriously”. “Triflumuron is very toxic for the aquatic environment and toxic for birds ...

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A New European Report Claims Pesticides Make Us Stupid, Depressed, and ... - Munchies_ Food by VICE

Feb 10, 2015

A New European Report Claims Pesticides Make Us Stupid, Depressed, and ...
Munchies_ Food by VICE
According to research from Europe's Pesticide Action Network, the recommendations would have affected up to 31 pesticides with annual sales in the billions of dollars. But although the corporations may have temporarily convinced the European commission ...

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A New European Report Claims Pesticides Make Us Stupid, Depressed, and ... - Munchies_ Food by VICE

Feb 10, 2015

A New European Report Claims Pesticides Make Us Stupid, Depressed, and ...
Munchies_ Food by VICE
According to research from Europe's Pesticide Action Network, the recommendations would have affected up to 31 pesticides with annual sales in the billions of dollars. But although the corporations may have temporarily convinced the European commission ...

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Enlist Duo: Chemical Herbicide Violates Endangered Species Act, EPA Lawsuit ... - The Inquisitr

Feb 9, 2015

The Inquisitr

Enlist Duo: Chemical Herbicide Violates Endangered Species Act, EPA Lawsuit ...
The Inquisitr
... approval led by Center for Food Safety and Earthjustice on behalf of Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Environmental Working Group, the National Family Farm Coalition, and Pesticide Action Network North ...

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EPA Approval of Dow's Enlist Duo Herbicide Violates Endangered Species Act - eNews Park Forest

Feb 9, 2015

eNews Park Forest

EPA Approval of Dow's Enlist Duo Herbicide Violates Endangered Species Act
eNews Park Forest
... approval led by Center for Food Safety and Earthjustice on behalf of Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Environmental Working Group, the National Family Farm Coalition, and Pesticide Action Network North ...

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Environment: Lawsuit highlights herbicide 'death spiral' - Summit County Citizens Voice

Feb 9, 2015

Environment: Lawsuit highlights herbicide 'death spiral'
Summit County Citizens Voice
... approval led by Center for Food Safety and Earthjustice on behalf of Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Environmental Working Group, the National Family Farm Coalition, and Pesticide Action Network North ...

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Buying Organic to Avoid Pesticides? Science Confirms You Have the Right Idea - TakePart

Feb 5, 2015

TakePart

Buying Organic to Avoid Pesticides? Science Confirms You Have the Right Idea
TakePart
In the meantime, organophosphates have been linked to certain cancers and have been shown to disrupt the endocrine system, according to the Pesticide Action Network. The chemicals have also been linked to neurodevelopment issues in children, ...

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