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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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Public Interest Groups, Farmers File Lawsuit Challenging Monsanto's Toxic Pesticides - AlterNet

PAN in the News - Mar 1, 2017

AlterNet

Public Interest Groups, Farmers File Lawsuit Challenging Monsanto's Toxic Pesticides
AlterNet
The plaintiff organizations bringing the lawsuit are National Family Farm Coalition, Pesticide Action Network, Center for Food Safety, and Center for Biological Diversity, represented jointly by legal counsel from Earthjustice and Center for Food Safety.

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Policies must be aimed at building capacity of soils, not promoting agrochemicals: experts - Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog)

PAN in the News - Feb 28, 2017

Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog)

Policies must be aimed at building capacity of soils, not promoting agrochemicals: experts
Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog)
Speaking about soil contamination due to pesticide, Dileep Kumar from Pesticide Action Network harped on the fact that out of the 40 pesticides recommended by the government, 26 are highly hazardous. Raining a concern over the fact that only one per ...

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