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Lawmakers Block State From Regulating Insecticides - U.S. News & World Report

PAN in the News - Mar 14, 2017

U.S. News & World Report

Lawmakers Block State From Regulating Insecticides
U.S. News & World Report
Pesticide Action Network organizer Lex Horan calls the decision to remove that authority disappointing. He says inaction means the pollinator decline will continue to worsen. ___. Information from: Minnesota Public Radio News, http://www.mprnews.org.

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Lawmakers block state from regulating insecticides - WRAL.com

PAN in the News - Mar 14, 2017

Lawmakers block state from regulating insecticides
WRAL.com
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota lawmakers have stripped out legislation meant to help reduce the use of insecticides harmful to bees. The fight over neonicotinoid insecticide has become a major environmental effort as bee populations decline in Minnesota ...

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UN Commission report promoting organics, critical of pesticides challenged as biased - Genetic Literacy Project

PAN in the News - Mar 14, 2017

Genetic Literacy Project

UN Commission report promoting organics, critical of pesticides challenged as biased
Genetic Literacy Project
In fact, they source many activist organisations who clearly have an agenda to fight against pesticides: Pesticide Action Network, Beyond Pesticides, Friends of the Earth, and Greenpeace. They also cite blog articles, books, and several pieces of ...

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Lawmakers reject attempt to regulate seeds that can harm pollinators - Minnesota Public Radio News

PAN in the News - Mar 14, 2017

Minnesota Public Radio News

Lawmakers reject attempt to regulate seeds that can harm pollinators
Minnesota Public Radio News
... of Agriculture's enforcement of pesticide label requirements. Environmental groups, beekeepers and some farmers supported the treated seed legislation. Pesticide Action Network organizer Lex Horan called it a missed opportunity to help pollinators.

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Did UN human rights committee rely on opinion, instead of evidence, in report critical of pesticides? - Genetic Literacy Project

PAN in the News - Mar 14, 2017

Genetic Literacy Project

Did UN human rights committee rely on opinion, instead of evidence, in report critical of pesticides?
Genetic Literacy Project
In fact, they source many activist organisations who clearly have an agenda to fight against pesticides: Pesticide Action Network, Beyond Pesticides, Friends of the Earth, and Greenpeace. They also cite blog articles, books, and several pieces of ...

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Organic is a single part of a sustainable food system, and only works in certain contexts: study - FoodNavigator.com

PAN in the News - Mar 13, 2017

FoodNavigator.com

Organic is a single part of a sustainable food system, and only works in certain contexts: study
FoodNavigator.com
Hans Muillmen of the Pesticide Action Network (PAN) however, told FoodNavigator that this does not cover the whole picture. “Food from industrial agriculture contains numerous pesticide residues. Consumers eat dozens of pesticides on a daily basis and ...

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Organic is a single part of a sustainable food system, and only works in certain contexts: study - FoodQualityNews.com

PAN in the News - Mar 13, 2017

Organic is a single part of a sustainable food system, and only works in certain contexts: study
FoodQualityNews.com
Hans Muillmen of the Pesticide Action Network (PAN) however, told FoodNavigator that this does not cover the whole picture. “Food from industrial agriculture contains numerous pesticide residues. Consumers eat dozens of pesticides on a daily basis and ...

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Report highlights dangers of pesticides on humans, animals - KDRTV

PAN in the News - Mar 12, 2017

KDRTV

Report highlights dangers of pesticides on humans, animals
KDRTV
Pesticide Action Network, a non-profit organisation, recently estimated that a million to 41 million people are affected annually by short and long-term pesticide exposure with children most vulnerable as their organs are still developing and owing to ...

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Report highlights dangers of pesticides on humans, animals - Daily Nation

PAN in the News - Mar 12, 2017

Daily Nation

Report highlights dangers of pesticides on humans, animals
Daily Nation
Pesticide Action Network, a non-profit organisation, recently estimated that a million to 41 million people are affected annually by short and long-term pesticide exposure with children most vulnerable as their organs are still developing and owing to ...

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Pesticide Action Week: Another Kind of Agriculture Is Possible! - Slow food

PAN in the News - Mar 10, 2017

Slow food

Pesticide Action Week: Another Kind of Agriculture Is Possible!
Slow food
But there is an alternative, which is why every year Slow Food participates in the international Pesticide Action Week, organized by the Pesticide Action Network (PAN), along with other organizations. Local events, film screenings, conferences ...
'Aggressive' firms peddling myth pesticides are needed to feed world ...The Independent

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Fears anti-pesticide lobby could hijack EU rule changes - FG Insight

PAN in the News - Mar 9, 2017

FG Insight

Fears anti-pesticide lobby could hijack EU rule changes
FG Insight
A coalition of farming and agri-food groups have called on the European Commission to put science at the heart of EU decision-making following an announcement about planned changes to the legal process which some fear could be hijacked by the ...

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Farmworkers at risk - Chico News & Review

PAN in the News - Mar 9, 2017

Farmworkers at risk
Chico News & Review
Margaret Reeves, senior scientist with the Pesticide Action Network, says her group worked on the issue for 15 years before the standards were changed. The new rules included language prohibiting farmworkers under the age of 18 from handling pesticides ...

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Farmworkers at risk - Chico News & Review

PAN in the News - Mar 9, 2017

Farmworkers at risk
Chico News & Review
Margaret Reeves, senior scientist with the Pesticide Action Network, says her group worked on the issue for 15 years before the standards were changed. The new rules included language prohibiting farmworkers under the age of 18 from handling pesticides ...

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Look side ways at food scare stories - Rural News Group

PAN in the News - Mar 8, 2017

Rural News Group

Look side ways at food scare stories
Rural News Group
Food safety is in the news again in Europe after a media release from the Pesticide Action Network (PAN) in the EU in February. The release suggested that food safety authorities are under the influence of the food industry and are ignoring the ...

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Pesticides are a global human rights concern, warn UN experts - Livemint

PAN in the News - Mar 8, 2017

Livemint

Pesticides are a global human rights concern, warn UN experts
Livemint
Citing a report from the non profit Pesticide Action Network the experts said that in the state of Punjab companies like Bayer CropScience and Syngenta failed to inform farmers about the dangers of their pesticides or necessary safety measures. “The ...

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'Aggressive' firms peddling myth pesticides are needed to feed world condemned by UN - The Independent

PAN in the News - Mar 7, 2017

The Independent

'Aggressive' firms peddling myth pesticides are needed to feed world condemned by UN
The Independent
Nick Mole, policy officer at Pesticide Action Network UK, welcomed the findings, saying they counter the "myth" propagated by the industry. “It backs up everything that we have been saying for the past 30 years. The industry is causing great harm to ...

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I cittadini europei ancora senza protezione dai cocktail di pesticidi. Pesticide Action Network Europe contro le inerzie ... - ilfattoalimentare.it

PAN in the News - Mar 6, 2017

ilfattoalimentare.it

I cittadini europei ancora senza protezione dai cocktail di pesticidi. Pesticide Action Network Europe contro le inerzie ...
ilfattoalimentare.it
L'Autorità europea per la sicurezza alimentare (Efsa) si dovrebbe vergognare, sostiene Pesticide Action Network Europe (PAN Europe), perché negli ultimi dodici anni non è riuscita a difendere i cittadini dai rischi delle miscele di pesticidi negli ...

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EPA poised to challenge 'politics driven' farm chemical regulations - Genetic Literacy Project

PAN in the News - Mar 3, 2017

Genetic Literacy Project

EPA poised to challenge 'politics driven' farm chemical regulations
Genetic Literacy Project
…The Natural Resources Defense Council, Pesticide Action Network and other anti-pesticide groups have waged war on chlorpyrifos for 20 years. Finally, they persuaded the notoriously NGO-friendly, San Francisco-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth ...

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NGO-driven EPA regulations based on bad science need reform - The Hill (blog)

PAN in the News - Mar 1, 2017

The Hill (blog)

NGO-driven EPA regulations based on bad science need reform
The Hill (blog)
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and other anti-pesticide groups have waged war on chlorpyrifos for 20 years. Finally, they persuaded the notoriously NGO-friendly, San Francisco-based ...
Why the People Who Grow Your Food Are Worried About Scott PruittYES! Magazine

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NGO-driven EPA regulations based on bad science need reform - The Hill (blog)

PAN in the News - Mar 1, 2017

The Hill (blog)

NGO-driven EPA regulations based on bad science need reform
The Hill (blog)
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and other anti-pesticide groups have waged war on chlorpyrifos for 20 years. Finally, they persuaded the notoriously NGO-friendly, San Francisco-based ...
Why the People Who Grow Your Food Are Worried About Scott PruittYES! Magazine

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