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USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cotton - Reuters UK

PAN in the News - Jan 15, 2015

USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cotton
Reuters UK
Use in soybeans is expected to surge by up to 500 times current levels, a factor that will increase pesticide exposure risk to farm families, the Pesticide Action Network said in a statement Thursday. As well, fruit, nut and vegetable growers who ...

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UPDATE 1-USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cotton - Reuters

PAN in the News - Jan 15, 2015

UPDATE 1-USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cotton
Reuters
Use in soybeans is expected to surge by up to 500 times current levels, a factor that will increase pesticide exposure risk to farm families, the Pesticide Action Network said in a statement Thursday. As well, fruit, nut and vegetable growers who ...

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USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cotton - STLtoday.com

PAN in the News - Jan 15, 2015

USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cotton
STLtoday.com
Use in soybeans is expected to surge by up to 500 times current levels, a factor that will increase pesticide exposure risk to farm families, the Pesticide Action Network said in a statement Thursday. As well, fruit, nut and vegetable growers who ...

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California Tightens Rules for Pesticide - Courthouse News Service

PAN in the News - Jan 15, 2015

California Tightens Rules for Pesticide
Courthouse News Service
The Pesticide Action Network of North America said that more than 1,400 people have reported symptoms from chloropicrin exposure since 1999. The environmental group also claims that exposure to the pesticide can increase the risk of cancer.

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Beegate 3: Conflicts of interest dog European IUCN bee panel as nenonic ban ... - Genetic Literacy Project

PAN in the News - Jan 12, 2015

Genetic Literacy Project

Beegate 3: Conflicts of interest dog European IUCN bee panel as nenonic ban ...
Genetic Literacy Project
Sgolastra has been involved in groups like Api-organica or Pesticide Action Network (PAN). I am totally astonished that Sgolastra, a member of the EFSA Working Group on Bee Risk Assessment, would dare to add his name and signature to an activist ...

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EPA Report Finds Pesticide Poses Risk to Workers, Spurs Calls for Ban - Truth-Out

PAN in the News - Jan 10, 2015

EPA Report Finds Pesticide Poses Risk to Workers, Spurs Calls for Ban
Truth-Out
"The science on health impacts - together with many personal stories -overwhelmingly supports the need for a phase out," said Margaret Reeves, a senior scientist at the Pesticide Action Network, in a statement. In 2007 the Pesticide Action Network ...

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Dispute over TTC approach continues at Efsa/WHO meeting - Chemical Watch (subscription)

PAN in the News - Jan 8, 2015

Dispute over TTC approach continues at Efsa/WHO meeting
Chemical Watch (subscription)
Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe and academics spoke out against the concept at a European Food Safety Authority (Efsa) and World Health Organization (WHO) stakeholder meeting in Brussels, last month. The setting of TTCs is a method for deriving ...

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Common Pesticide May Pose Risk to Workers Who Apply It - Scientific American

PAN in the News - Jan 8, 2015

Common Pesticide May Pose Risk to Workers Who Apply It
Scientific American
“The science on health impacts - together with many personal stories -overwhelmingly supports the need for a phase out,” said Margaret Reeves, a senior scientist at the Pesticide Action Network, in a statement. In 2007 the Pesticide Action Network ...

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EPA report finds pesticide poses risks to workers, spurs calls for ban. - Environmental Health News

PAN in the News - Jan 8, 2015

Environmental Health News

EPA report finds pesticide poses risks to workers, spurs calls for ban.
Environmental Health News
“The science on health impacts - together with many personal stories -overwhelmingly supports the need for a phase out,” said Margaret Reeves, a senior scientist at the Pesticide Action Network, in a statement. In 2007 the Pesticide Action Network ...
Common Pesticide May Pose Risk to Workers Who Apply ItFindItWestValley.com (satire) (press release) (registration)

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EU wants new approach on pesticide residues in TTIP - ENDS Europe (subscription)

PAN in the News - Jan 7, 2015

EU wants new approach on pesticide residues in TTIP
ENDS Europe (subscription)
But Hans Muilerman of Pesticide Action Network Europe noted that the European Food Safety Authority has “several times…expressed 'reservations' against the Codex approach”. “If EFSA continues doing so, there would not be an immediate problem.

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101 Food Orgs to Watch in 2015 - Imperial Valley News

PAN in the News - Dec 30, 2014

101 Food Orgs to Watch in 2015
Imperial Valley News
Pesticide Action Network (PAN International) - PAN International is a network of more than 600 NGOs, institutions, and individuals across more than 90 countries. Founded in 1982, the network aims to not only replace hazardous pesticides with ecological ...

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101 Global Food Organizations to Watch in 2015 - The Women's International Perspective

PAN in the News - Dec 30, 2014

101 Global Food Organizations to Watch in 2015
The Women's International Perspective
Pesticide Action Network – PAN International is a network of more than 600 NGOs, institutions, and individuals across more than 90 countries. Founded in 1982, the network aims to not only replace hazardous pesticides with ecological and socially just ...

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How environmental justice fared in 2014 — and the outlook for 2015 - Grist

PAN in the News - Dec 30, 2014

Grist

How environmental justice fared in 2014 — and the outlook for 2015
Grist
Environmental advocate Judy Hatcher, president of the Pesticide Action Network, has pushed her organization into bravely taking a stance on this. Despite criticism from some of PAN's members for this, Hatcher has remained optimistic: “I'm excited about ...

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101 Global Food Organizations to Watch in 2015 - The Daily Meal

PAN in the News - Dec 29, 2014

101 Global Food Organizations to Watch in 2015
The Daily Meal
Pesticide Action Network - PAN International is a network of more than 600 NGOs, institutions, and individuals across more than 90 countries. Founded in 1982, the network aims to not only replace hazardous pesticides with ecological and socially just ...

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Farewell to 2014 - Thegardenisland.com

PAN in the News - Dec 29, 2014

Thegardenisland.com

Farewell to 2014
Thegardenisland.com
In fact, a separate appeal to defend Ordinance 960 has also been filed in the appellate court by Earthjustice and the Center for Food Safety on behalf of Ka Makani Hoopono, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network North America and the ...

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pesticideaction: RT @PaulAtPAN: @DaniNierenberg Fingers crossed...hope we can make your Top 15 blog list next year! http://t.co/7CAFey1JNe

PAN Twitter - Jun 11, 2013
pesticideaction: RT @PaulAtPAN: @DaniNierenberg Fingers crossed...hope we can make your Top 15 blog list next year! http://t.co/7CAFey1JNe

pesticideaction: RT @PaulAtPAN: Despite the weather, Maine is today's bright spot as #GMO labeling bill advances http://t.co/30YhlBDT2M #StopMonsanto #Big6

PAN Twitter - Jun 11, 2013
pesticideaction: RT @PaulAtPAN: Despite the weather, Maine is today's bright spot as #GMO labeling bill advances http://t.co/30YhlBDT2M #StopMonsanto #Big6

pesticideaction: RT @MariLynch: @RodaleNews MT @SaraHayleyRubin: DPR soliciting input on new regs for chloropicrin, used in lieu of #methylbromide. http://t…

PAN Twitter - Jun 11, 2013
pesticideaction: RT @MariLynch: @RodaleNews MT @SaraHayleyRubin: DPR soliciting input on new regs for chloropicrin, used in lieu of #methylbromide. http://t…

pesticideaction: RT @CA_Pesticides: Public attend DPR meeting on chloropicrin in Monterey http://t.co/OcQsTRuHvt

PAN Twitter - Jun 11, 2013
pesticideaction: RT @CA_Pesticides: Public attend DPR meeting on chloropicrin in Monterey http://t.co/OcQsTRuHvt

pesticideaction: For our folks in California, please help us push for fumigant-free strawberry fields!http://t.co/1QmVIbztst #safestrawberries #chloropicrin

PAN Twitter - Jun 11, 2013
pesticideaction: For our folks in California, please help us push for fumigant-free strawberry fields!http://t.co/1QmVIbztst #safestrawberries #chloropicrin