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5 pesticides used in U.S. are banned in other countries - The Center For Investigative Reporting

PAN in the News - Oct 23, 2014

The Center For Investigative Reporting

5 pesticides used in U.S. are banned in other countries
The Center For Investigative Reporting
Almost 90 percent of drinking water in the U.S. has atrazine in it, according to an analysis of U.S. Department of Agriculture data by the Pesticide Action Network. The weed killer messes with hormones, affects the immune system and is linked to birth ...

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Critics of Dow herbicide sue US EPA over approval - Reuters

PAN in the News - Oct 22, 2014

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Critics of Dow herbicide sue US EPA over approval
Reuters
... by the Center for Food Safety and by Earthjustice, a nonprofit environmental law firm, on behalf of Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, the Environmental Working Group, the National Family Farm Coalition, and Pesticide Action ...
Farmers and Environmental Groups to Challenge EPA over Herbicide ApprovaleNews Park Forest
Another Lawsuit Filed to Block EPA Approval of Enlist Duo HerbicideFood Safety News

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Coalition of Farmers, Environmental Groups to Challenge Environmental ... - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

PAN in the News - Oct 22, 2014

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Coalition of Farmers, Environmental Groups to Challenge Environmental ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Rural communities rely on EPA to take its job seriously — to fully consider potential health impacts before introducing new products or allowing a dramatic increase in use of a hazardous and volatile chemical like 2,4-D,” said Pesticide Action ...
Another Lawsuit Filed to Block EPA Approval of Enlist Duo HerbicideFood Safety News

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Critics of Dow herbicide ingredient sue US EPA over approval - Reuters

PAN in the News - Oct 22, 2014

Critics of Dow herbicide ingredient sue US EPA over approval
Reuters
... by the Center for Food Safety and by Earthjustice, a nonprofit environmental law firm, on behalf of Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, the Environmental Working Group, the National Family Farm Coalition, and Pesticide Action ...

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Critics of Dow herbicide ingredient sue US EPA over approval - Reuters

PAN in the News - Oct 22, 2014

Critics of Dow herbicide ingredient sue US EPA over approval
Reuters
... for Food Safety and by Earthjustice, a nonprofit environmental law firm, on behalf of Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, the Environmental Working Group, the National Family Farm Coalition, and Pesticide Action Network North America.

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Critics of Dow herbicide ingredient sue US EPA over approval - Reuters

PAN in the News - Oct 22, 2014

Royal Society of Chemistry

Critics of Dow herbicide ingredient sue US EPA over approval
Reuters
... for Food Safety and by Earthjustice, a nonprofit environmental law firm, on behalf of Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, the Environmental Working Group, the National Family Farm Coalition, and Pesticide Action Network North America.
Coalition of Farmers, Environmental Groups to Challenge Environmental ...Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

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Crops under threat as new EU regulations are brought in - FreshPlaza

PAN in the News - Oct 22, 2014

Crops under threat as new EU regulations are brought in
FreshPlaza
Keith Tyrell, of the Pesticide Action Network, said it was "scaremongering nonsense" and farmers were "crying wolf". He said a bigger threat to apples and other flowering crop yields was the "likelihood" that pesticides were killing pollinators like bees.

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Pesticides ban 'may cost UK farms £1.6bn' - Western Daily Press

PAN in the News - Oct 22, 2014

Pesticides ban 'may cost UK farms £1.6bn'
Western Daily Press
Speaking on Farming Today yesterday morning, Keith Tyrell of the Pesticide Action Network tore into the figures, labelling them "unrealistic, conjecture and blatant over-exaggeration". Picking the halving of harvest as one such figure, he used the ...

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Agriculture's New Weapon to Fight Pests - Wall Street Journal

PAN in the News - Oct 21, 2014

Agriculture's New Weapon to Fight Pests
Wall Street Journal
On his way to a conference in Orlando, Fla., Brian Vande Berg pulled his rental sedan over every 10 minutes to hike along beaches and marshes and occasionally stoop down to pack dirt into small, plastic vials. His target: microscopic, soil-dwelling ...

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Organic Farms Get New Weapons Against Pests - Wall Street Journal

PAN in the News - Oct 21, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Organic Farms Get New Weapons Against Pests
Wall Street Journal
On his way to a conference in Orlando, Fla., Brian Vande Berg pulled his rental sedan over every 10 minutes to hike along beaches and marshes and occasionally stoop down to pack dirt into small, plastic vials. His target: microscopic, soil-dwelling ...

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EU pesticide bans 'could hit UK crops' - BBC News

PAN in the News - Oct 21, 2014

BBC News

EU pesticide bans 'could hit UK crops'
BBC News
Keith Tyrell, of the Pesticide Action Network, said it was "scaremongering nonsense" and farmers were "crying wolf". He said a bigger threat to apples and other flowering crop yields was the "likelihood" that pesticides were killing pollinators like bees.

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

PAN in the News - 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

PAN in the News - 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

PAN in the News - 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

PAN in the News - 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

PAN in the News - 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

PAN in the News - 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

PAN in the News - 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

PAN in the News - 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

PAN in the 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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