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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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Nanny State of the Week: Pesticide regulation full of bugs - Watchdog.org

PAN in the News - Feb 27, 2017

Watchdog.org

Nanny State of the Week: Pesticide regulation full of bugs
Watchdog.org
New pesticide regulations that have gone into effect in California may have been pushed through illegally, a result of overeager nannies who wanted to get the rules in place without the proper procedure because the public outcry would have defeated them.

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Message to John Beddington and the Oxford Martin Commission: A System of Food and Agriculture Should Serve the ... - RINF Alternative News

PAN in the News - Feb 26, 2017

Message to John Beddington and the Oxford Martin Commission: A System of Food and Agriculture Should Serve the ...
RINF Alternative News
The Pesticide Action Network just last week released a statement saying that Europeans are consuming dozens of pesticides on a daily basis and that there has been 12 years of inaction and failure in the EU's attempts to reduce pesticide levels in food.

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A System of Food and Agriculture Should Serve the Public, Not Corporate Interests - Center for Research on Globalization

PAN in the News - Feb 25, 2017

Center for Research on Globalization

A System of Food and Agriculture Should Serve the Public, Not Corporate Interests
Center for Research on Globalization
The Pesticide Action Network just last week released a statement saying that Europeans are consuming dozens of pesticides on a daily basis and that there has been 12 years of inaction and failure in the EU's attempts to reduce pesticide levels in food.

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Why the People Who Grow Your Food Are Worried About Scott Pruitt - YES! Magazine

PAN in the News - Feb 23, 2017

YES! Magazine

Why the People Who Grow Your Food Are Worried About Scott Pruitt
YES! Magazine
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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Campaigners launch fresh attack on pesticide mixtures in EU food - FoodNavigator.com

PAN in the News - Feb 23, 2017

Campaigners launch fresh attack on pesticide mixtures in EU food
FoodNavigator.com
Europeans are consuming dozens of pesticides on a daily basis, say the Pesticide Action Network (PAN), who today marked 12 years of 'inaction and failure' in the EU's attempts to reduce pesticide levels in food.

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