PAN in the News

EPA to propose banning chlorpyrifos insecticide - Capital Press

Jun 30, 2015

EPA to propose banning chlorpyrifos insecticide
Capital Press
Pesticide Action Network North America and the Natural Resources Defense Council claim that exposure to the chemical causes farmworkers' children to experience long-term health problems, among other problems. The EPA is signaling that it may take ...

Categories: PAN in the News

First pesticide-free zone is created by cancer activists - The Argus

Jun 30, 2015

The Argus

First pesticide-free zone is created by cancer activists
The Argus
A CAMPAIGN group has taken the first steps towards making Brighton and Hove the country's first pesticide free city. The Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK) has teamed up with Brighton Breast Cancer Action (BBCA) to declare the city's first pesticide ...

Categories: PAN in the News

Can I eat organic on a student budget? - The Guardian

Jun 27, 2015

The Guardian

Can I eat organic on a student budget?
The Guardian
Check out the Pesticide Action Network – it has identified food with high pesticide residues. Substitute the worst offenders for organic. Using 2012-13 government records on crop sprays per growing season, Georgina Downs of the UK Pesticides Campaign ...

Categories: PAN in the News

4 Reasons to Choose Organic Wine - The Epoch Times

Jun 26, 2015

The Epoch Times

4 Reasons to Choose Organic Wine
The Epoch Times
Closer to home, most California wine grape growers rely on chemicals: Almost 21 million pounds of pesticides were applied on California grapes in 2003 according to the Pesticide Action Network (PAN). Sulfites, an allergen that may cause breathing ...

Categories: PAN in the News

Dow AgroSciences refutes IARC claim that herbicide 2,4-D is 'possibly ... - Midland Daily News

Jun 25, 2015

Fox News

Dow AgroSciences refutes IARC claim that herbicide 2,4-D is 'possibly ...
Midland Daily News
Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network, a worldwide organization working to advance alternatives to pesticides, said this classification comes at a “critical crossroads for farming worldwide.” “The IARC has affirmed what ...
CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-WHO unit finds 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes ...Reuters
Another controversial chemical gets cancer designationEnvironment & Energy Publishing

all 121 news articles »
Categories: PAN in the News

A Brighton community centre has declared itself the city's first pesticide ... - Brighton and Hove News

Jun 25, 2015

A Brighton community centre has declared itself the city's first pesticide ...
Brighton and Hove News
The Brighthelm Centre on North road has been certified by the Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK), which now wants to see many more places throughout Brighton and Hove sign up. It means the centre will no longer use pesticides to maintain its grounds, ...

Categories: PAN in the News

A Brighton community centre has declared itself the city's first pesticide ... - Brighton and Hove News

Jun 25, 2015

Brighton and Hove News

A Brighton community centre has declared itself the city's first pesticide ...
Brighton and Hove News
The Brighthelm Centre on North road has been certified by the Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK), which now wants to see many more places throughout Brighton and Hove sign up. It means the centre will no longer use pesticides to maintain its grounds, ...

Categories: PAN in the News

Groups urge tighter controls as U.S. considers GMO crop regulation - Pork Magazine

Jun 24, 2015

Groups urge tighter controls as U.S. considers GMO crop regulation
Pork Magazine
Dozens of consumer and food groups and businesses asked the U.S. government on Monday for tighter regulation of genetically engineered crops, calling the current system a "failure." The U.S. Department of Agriculture has said it was considering changes ...

and more »
Categories: PAN in the News

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-WHO unit finds 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes ... - Reuters

Jun 24, 2015

Fox News

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-WHO unit finds 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes ...
Reuters
But the classification it did receive still underscores the dangers of 2,4-D and the need for a "much more rigorous regulatory process," the Pesticide Action Network North America said in a statement. (Reporting by Carey Gillam; Editing by Steve ...
Another controversial chemical gets cancer designationEnvironment & Energy Publishing
RT News: WHO labels 2,4-D herbicide as 'possibly' causing canceriFreePress.com (blog)

all 120 news articles »
Categories: PAN in the News

Groups urge tighter controls as U.S. considers GMO crop regulation - agprofessional.com

Jun 24, 2015

Groups urge tighter controls as U.S. considers GMO crop regulation
agprofessional.com
... on the corporations that profit from sale of GE crops to decide how many and what kinds of tests to conduct, or what information is shared with regulators and the public," Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network North ...

and more »
Categories: PAN in the News

WHO Says Widely-Used Dow Herbicide 2,4-D “Possibly Carcinogenic” to Humans - Center for Research on Globalization

Jun 23, 2015

Center for Research on Globalization

WHO Says Widely-Used Dow Herbicide 2,4-D “Possibly Carcinogenic” to Humans
Center for Research on Globalization
Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network, said that this dependency underscores the importance of immediate action: “We must heed the warning: we cannot continue down the path of dousing our fields with ever more toxic ...

and more »
Categories: PAN in the News

Another controversial chemical gets cancer designation - Environment & Energy Publishing

Jun 23, 2015

Fox News

Another controversial chemical gets cancer designation
Environment & Energy Publishing
"This warning from IARC comes at a critical crossroads for farming worldwide," Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist with the Pesticide Action Network, said in a statement. "If we keep running on this pesticide treadmill, farmers, their families and ...
CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-WHO unit finds 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes ...Reuters
One of world's most used weedkillers 'possibly' causes cancer, World Health ...The Independent

all 121 news articles »
Categories: PAN in the News

Organic Industry Wants Biotechnology Regulated By Process, Not Product - Food Safety News

Jun 22, 2015

Food Safety News

Organic Industry Wants Biotechnology Regulated By Process, Not Product
Food Safety News
Signing the letter were groups such as the Center for Food Safety and Food and Water Watch, organic businesses such as Amy's Kitchen and Veritable Vegetables, and environmental organizations such as the Sierra Club and the Pesticide Action Network ...
Environmental, Farmer, and Consumer Groups Demand Higher Standards for ...eNews Park Forest

all 2 news articles »
Categories: PAN in the News

WHO unit finds 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes cancer in humans - Reuters

Jun 22, 2015

WHO unit finds 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes cancer in humans
Reuters
Some critics of 2,4-D had expected IARC to classify 2,4-D as "probably" cancer-causing. But the classification it did receive still underscores the dangers of 2,4-D and the need for a "much more rigorous regulatory process," the Pesticide Action ...

and more »
Categories: PAN in the News

WHO unit finds 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes cancer in humans - STLtoday.com

Jun 22, 2015

STLtoday.com

WHO unit finds 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes cancer in humans
STLtoday.com
Some critics of 2,4-D had expected IARC to classify 2,4-D as "probably" cancer-causing. But the classification it did receive still underscores the dangers of 2,4-D and the need for a "much more rigorous regulatory process," the Pesticide Action ...

and more »
Categories: PAN in the News

UPDATE 1-WHO unit finds 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes cancer in humans - Reuters

Jun 22, 2015

Channel News Asia

UPDATE 1-WHO unit finds 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes cancer in humans
Reuters
But the classification it did receive still underscores the dangers of 2,4-D and the need for a "much more rigorous regulatory process," the Pesticide Action Network North America said in a statement. (Reporting by Carey Gillam; Editing by Steve ...
WHO unit finds 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes cancer in humansSTLtoday.com

all 7 news articles »
Categories: PAN in the News

WHO unit finds 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes cancer in humans - KFGO

Jun 22, 2015

Channel News Asia

WHO unit finds 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes cancer in humans
KFGO
Some critics of 2,4-D had expected IARC to classify 2,4-D as "probably" cancer-causing. But the classification it did receive still underscores the dangers of 2,4-D and the need for a "much more rigorous regulatory process," the Pesticide Action ...
One of world's most used weedkillers 'possibly' causes cancer, World Health ...The Independent

all 24 news articles »
Categories: PAN in the News

Groups urge tighter controls as US considers GMO crop regulation - Reuters

Jun 22, 2015

Groups urge tighter controls as US considers GMO crop regulation
Reuters
... on the corporations that profit from sale of GE crops to decide how many and what kinds of tests to conduct, or what information is shared with regulators and the public,” Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network North ...

and more »
Categories: PAN in the News

Tighter controls urged as USDA eyes regulation of GMO crops - Reuters

Jun 22, 2015

STLtoday.com

Tighter controls urged as USDA eyes regulation of GMO crops
Reuters
... on the corporations that profit from sale of GE crops to decide how many and what kinds of tests to conduct, or what information is shared with regulators and the public," Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network North ...
Environmental, Farmer, and Consumer Groups Demand Higher Standards for ...eNews Park Forest

all 2 news articles »
Categories: PAN in the News

Tighter controls urged as USDA eyes regulation of GMO crops - Reuters

Jun 22, 2015

STLtoday.com

Tighter controls urged as USDA eyes regulation of GMO crops
Reuters
... on the corporations that profit from sale of GE crops to decide how many and what kinds of tests to conduct, or what information is shared with regulators and the public," Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network North ...
Environmental, Farmer, and Consumer Groups Demand Higher Standards for ...eNews Park Forest

all 8 news articles »
Categories: PAN in the News