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Environmentalists seek to sue German, EU authorities over glyphosate - Seeking Alpha

PAN in the News - Dec 4, 2017

Environmentalists seek to sue German, EU authorities over glyphosate
Seeking Alpha
Environmentalist groups say Germany and the European Union broke the rules when assessing the safety of Monsanto's (MON +0.3%) glyphosate weedkiller and that they would try to bring legal actions against the institutes involved. Global 2000 and the ...

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Environmentalists say they'll try to sue German, EU authorities over glyphosate - Reuters

PAN in the News - Dec 4, 2017

Reuters

Environmentalists say they'll try to sue German, EU authorities over glyphosate
Reuters
A protestor with make-up depicting a skulls stands under an umbrella during a demonstrate against a five-year extension of the license for weed-killer glyphosate that the European Commission will propose on Monday in Brussels, Belgium, November 27 ...

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Environmentalists say they'll try to sue German, EU authorities over glyphosate - Thomson Reuters Foundation

PAN in the News - Dec 4, 2017

Environmentalists say they'll try to sue German, EU authorities over glyphosate
Thomson Reuters Foundation
VIENNA, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Environmentalist groups said on Monday that Germany and the European Union had broken the rules when assessing the safety of the weed-killer glyphosate and that they would try to bring legal actions against the institutes ...

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Chlorpyrifos Makes California List Of Most Dangerous Chemicals - Capital Public Radio News

PAN in the News - Dec 1, 2017

Capital Public Radio News

Chlorpyrifos Makes California List Of Most Dangerous Chemicals
Capital Public Radio News
The California-based Pesticide Action Network wrote in a statement that the state's Prop 65 designation strengthens the case for a wider chlorpyrifos ban. “The Prop 65 listing affirms what scientists, doctors and communities have been saying for years ...

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CREDO Mobile Announces December Recipients of $150000 Grant - Common Dreams

PAN in the News - Dec 1, 2017

CREDO Mobile Announces December Recipients of $150000 Grant
Common Dreams
Together, we are creating a just, thriving food system to sustain this generation and those to come,” said Kristin Schafer, Executive Director of Pesticide Action Network. “Everything ReThink does is aimed at strengthening the capacity of movements for ...

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NRDC to EPA - Red Flags on Imidacloprid Health Risks - Natural Resources Defense Council

What's on My Food news - Nov 29, 2017

Natural Resources Defense Council

NRDC to EPA - Red Flags on Imidacloprid Health Risks
Natural Resources Defense Council
According to the Pesticide Action Network publicly searchable database, “What's On My Food”, using data aggregated from public sources including the USDA PDP 2012 data, imidacloprid was detected in the following baby foods and common children's ...

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NRDC to EPA - Red Flags on Imidacloprid Health Risks - Natural Resources Defense Council

PAN in the News - Nov 29, 2017

Natural Resources Defense Council

NRDC to EPA - Red Flags on Imidacloprid Health Risks
Natural Resources Defense Council
According to the Pesticide Action Network publicly searchable database, “What's On My Food”, using data aggregated from public sources including the USDA PDP 2012 data, imidacloprid was detected in the following baby foods and common children's ...

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Did Trump reverse an insecticide ban after getting $1M from the company that makes it? - Metro US

PAN in the News - Nov 28, 2017

Did Trump reverse an insecticide ban after getting $1M from the company that makes it?
Metro US
Dissatisfied with this split ruling — since agricultural use impacts food consumed by children — the Pesticide Action Network of North America and the Natural Resources Defense Council jointly filed a petition requesting that they either ban ...

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Did President Donald Trump Reverse an Insecticide Ban After Receiving $1 Million from Dow Chemicals? - Snopes.com

PAN in the News - Nov 27, 2017

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Did President Donald Trump Reverse an Insecticide Ban After Receiving $1 Million from Dow Chemicals?
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This latter ruling resulted in a September 2007 petition to the EPA filed by the Pesticide Action Network of North America and the Natural Resources Defense Council, both of which jointly requested that the agency ban the pesticide or issue final ...

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Glyphosate, Top-Selling Weed Killer, Wins EU Approval for 5 Years - New York Times

PAN in the News - Nov 27, 2017

New York Times

Glyphosate, Top-Selling Weed Killer, Wins EU Approval for 5 Years
New York Times
Angeliki Lysimachou, an environmental toxicologist at the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network Europe, also found fault with the vote, but from a different perspective. “This decision reveals once again the sad truth that governments are more keen ...
Glyphosate gets five-year respite as license renewedFoodNavigator.com
EU re-approval of glyphosate herbicide dodges farming economic woes—for nowGenetic Literacy Project

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Glyphosate, Top-Selling Weed Killer, Wins EU Approval for 5 Years - New York Times

PAN in the News - Nov 27, 2017

New York Times

Glyphosate, Top-Selling Weed Killer, Wins EU Approval for 5 Years
New York Times
Angeliki Lysimachou, an environmental toxicologist at the advocacy group Pesticide Action Network Europe, also found fault with the vote, but from a different perspective. “This decision reveals once again the sad truth that governments are more keen ...

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Number of toxic chemicals applied to vegetables has risen 17 fold since the 1960s - Telegraph.co.uk

PAN in the News - Nov 27, 2017

Telegraph.co.uk

Number of toxic chemicals applied to vegetables has risen 17 fold since the 1960s
Telegraph.co.uk
Keith Tyrell, spokesman at the Pesticide Action Network UK, said: "There is a huge lack of transparency there and it undermines the public trust in the regulatory system.” “It should be up to the pesticide companies to prove that the pesticide does not ...

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Why India continues to use lethal pesticides - Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)

PAN in the News - Nov 27, 2017

Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)

Why India continues to use lethal pesticides
Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)
“Though farmers have in-depth knowledge in crop management and land use, they have no idea about pesticides,” says C Jayakumar, director, Pesticide Action Network (PAN), an international coalition. “Mismanage ment of pesticides is a complex issue in ...

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Pesticide regulation: Precautionary principle or scientific evidence? - FarmingUK

PAN in the News - Nov 22, 2017

FarmingUK

Pesticide regulation: Precautionary principle or scientific evidence?
FarmingUK
First to speak at the event was Sarah Mukherjee, chief executive officer of the Crop Protection Association, who was followed by Nick Mole, policy officer at Pesticide Action Network UK, while Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Soames chaired. Ms Mukherjee kick ...

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One million+ Consumers Call On DOJ To Block Bayer-Monsanto Merger - Los Alamos Daily Post

PAN in the News - Nov 21, 2017

One million+ Consumers Call On DOJ To Block Bayer-Monsanto Merger
Los Alamos Daily Post
Petitions were collected by Action Aid, Avaaz, Center for Food Safety, Clif Bar Family Foundation/Seed Matters, CREDO, Food and Water Watch, Friends of the Earth, Organic Consumers Association, Organic Seed Alliance, Pesticide Action Network North ...

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Number of toxic chemicals on supermarket vegetables has risen 17 fold since the 1960s - Telegraph.co.uk

PAN in the News - Nov 20, 2017

Telegraph.co.uk

Number of toxic chemicals on supermarket vegetables has risen 17 fold since the 1960s
Telegraph.co.uk
Keith Tyrell, spokesman at the Pesticide Action Network UK, said: "There is a huge lack of transparency there and it undermines the public trust in the regulatory system.” “It should be up to the pesticide companies to prove that the pesticide does not ...

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No sign yet of agreement on moving Senate PRIA bill - Agri-Pulse

PAN in the News - Nov 19, 2017

Agri-Pulse

No sign yet of agreement on moving Senate PRIA bill
Agri-Pulse
The Pesticide Action Network and Natural Resources Defense Council, joined by 10 farmworker groups, filed 46 pages of objections to the petition denial, arguing that EPA's decision to leave chlorpyrifos tolerances in place until 2022 violates the ...

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