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The bitter battle over the world's most popular insecticides - Nature.com

PAN in the News - Nov 9, 2017

Nature.com

The bitter battle over the world's most popular insecticides
Nature.com
Some campaign groups, such as Greenpeace and the Pesticide Action Network, have argued for a ban on the use of neonics on all outdoor crops, not just those that might be attractive to bees, such as the bright-yellow flowers of oilseed rape. “A lot of ...

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Pesticides in our food supply: What the latest FDA report found - Palm Beach Post

PAN in the News - Nov 8, 2017

Palm Beach Post

Pesticides in our food supply: What the latest FDA report found
Palm Beach Post
Still, Paul Towers, policy advocate, Berkeley-Calif.-based Pesticide Action Network, said the FDA's report misses the mark and masks concerns. “Tolerances, or the limits of pesticides found on food, are often set for healthy adult men, and years behind ...

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The bitter battle over the world's most popular insecticides - Nature.com

PAN in the News - Nov 8, 2017

Nature.com

The bitter battle over the world's most popular insecticides
Nature.com
Some campaign groups, such as Greenpeace and the Pesticide Action Network, have argued for a ban on the use of neonics on all outdoor crops, not just those that might be attractive to bees, such as the bright-yellow flowers of oilseed rape. “A lot of ...

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The bitter battle over the world's most popular insecticides - Nature.com

PAN in the News - Nov 8, 2017

Nature.com

The bitter battle over the world's most popular insecticides
Nature.com
Some campaign groups, such as Greenpeace and the Pesticide Action Network, have argued for a ban on the use of neonics on all outdoor crops, not just those that might be attractive to bees, such as the bright-yellow flowers of oilseed rape. “A lot of ...

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New rules for agricultural pesticide use near schools - KCBX

PAN in the News - Nov 7, 2017

New rules for agricultural pesticide use near schools
KCBX
... and weekend activities, and doesn't account for the fact that many pesticides linger long after they are applied,” Paul Towers, a spokesperson for the Pesticide Action Network of North America, said in a statement released after the DPR's announcement.

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Strawberry safety will be looked at, says minister, after pesticide report - Expatica Netherlands

PAN in the News - Nov 7, 2017

Strawberry safety will be looked at, says minister, after pesticide report
Expatica Netherlands
'The NVWA takes an approach which has been completely overtaken,' Hans Muilerman, of lobby group Pesticide Action Network Europe, told Trouw. 'You have to look at the total amount of dangerous substances in combination, not toxicity per chemical.

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Strawberry safety will be looked at, says minister, after pesticide report - DutchNews.nl

PAN in the News - Nov 6, 2017

DutchNews.nl

Strawberry safety will be looked at, says minister, after pesticide report
DutchNews.nl
'The NVWA takes an approach which has been completely overtaken,' Hans Muilerman, of lobby group Pesticide Action Network Europe, told Trouw. 'You have to look at the total amount of dangerous substances in combination, not toxicity per chemical.

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Strawberry safety will be looked at, says minister, after pesticide report - DutchNews.nl

PAN in the News - Nov 6, 2017

DutchNews.nl

Strawberry safety will be looked at, says minister, after pesticide report
DutchNews.nl
'The NVWA takes an approach which has been completely overtaken,' Hans Muilerman, of lobby group Pesticide Action Network Europe, told Trouw. 'You have to look at the total amount of dangerous substances in combination, not toxicity per chemical.

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Trump-Pruitt EPA must stop promoting dangerous pesticide - Natural Resources Defense Council

PAN in the News - Oct 31, 2017

Trump-Pruitt EPA must stop promoting dangerous pesticide
Natural Resources Defense Council
NRDC has been working tirelessly to get this chemical banned for nearly a decade, filing the original petition to EPA with Pesticide Action Network. Working with partner organizations and scientific experts, we succeeded in eliminating indoor uses of ...

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NGO: No steps taken to prevent poisoning - Times of India

PAN in the News - Oct 27, 2017

NGO: No steps taken to prevent poisoning
Times of India
Nagpur: The Thrissur-based Pesticide Action Network (PAN) India team, which visited Yavatmal recently, has released its assessment report. It observes that though pesticide poisoning had been reported earlier, fewer measures were taken to prevent ...

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Report lists lacunae in treatment of Yavatmal pesticide poisoning cases - Hindu Business Line

PAN in the News - Oct 27, 2017

Report lists lacunae in treatment of Yavatmal pesticide poisoning cases
Hindu Business Line
Pesticide poisoning cases in Yavatmal, Maharashtra, are falling through the cracks, and due processes are not being followed, says a new report by the Pesticide Action Network (PAN). According to the report, pesticide poisoning cases – which have taken ...

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Fruit and vegetables 'should be washed with baking powder' - Express.co.uk

PAN in the News - Oct 26, 2017

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Fruit and vegetables 'should be washed with baking powder'
Express.co.uk
“However, important nutrients such as polyphenolic compounds, fibres, pigments, vitamins and minerals will also be lost.” In September, analysis by Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK) found British schoolchildren are being exposed to pesticides. Pear ...

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Farmers threaten to sue if Brussels ducks glyphosate decision - POLITICO.eu

PAN in the News - Oct 25, 2017

POLITICO.eu

Farmers threaten to sue if Brussels ducks glyphosate decision
POLITICO.eu
Hence, glyphosate and glyphosate-based herbicides have direct and indirect impact on the environment and its ecosystems,” the Pesticide Action Network Europe said in a report on Wednesday setting out a host of alternatives to glyphosate such as ...
EU on brink of historic decision on pervasive glyphosate weedkillerThe Guardian
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EU proposes shorter license for controversial weedkiller glyphosate | AFP.comAFP.com

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