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New Tech Venture Seeks to Tackle Global Food Crisis - TakePart

PAN in the News - 11 hours 38 min ago

TakePart

New Tech Venture Seeks to Tackle Global Food Crisis
TakePart
As the Pesticide Action Network puts it: Between them, Monsanto, Dow, BASF, Bayer, Syngenta and DuPont control the global seed, pesticide and agricultural biotechnology markets. This kind of historically unprecedented power over world agriculture ...

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Letter: Consider detrimental effects of pesticides - Wilton Bulletin

What's on My Food news - Nov 24, 2014

Letter: Consider detrimental effects of pesticides
Wilton Bulletin
I am writing this letter because I am worried that people in Wilton do not know enough about the chemicals they are regularly exposed to that can harm them. These chemicals can affect your nervous system, cause memory loss, loss of coordination, and ...

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Recycle For Change Reveals How Textile Recycling Could Impact Our ... - EIN News (press release)

PAN in the News - Nov 24, 2014

Recycle For Change Reveals How Textile Recycling Could Impact Our ...
EIN News (press release)
According to the Pesticide Action Network of North America, “conventionally grown cotton uses more insecticides than any other single crop. Nearly $2.6 billion worth of pesticides are sprayed on cotton fields each year — accounting for more than 10 ...

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Vietnam, Agent Orange, and GMOs - The Diplomat

PAN in the News - Nov 24, 2014

The Diplomat

Vietnam, Agent Orange, and GMOs
The Diplomat
According to Ishii-Eiteman of the Pesticide Action Network North America: “The dirty little secret of the pesticide industry is that genetically engineered, herbicide-resistant seeds are the growth engines of that industry's sales and marketing strategy.

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Caravan for Food Sovereignty Climate and Gender Justice hits the road - International Viewpoint

PAN in the News - Nov 22, 2014

Caravan for Food Sovereignty Climate and Gender Justice hits the road
International Viewpoint
Presided over by Badrul Alam, the meeting was addressed by Dr. Jiban Krishna Biswas who is Director General of BRRI and Dr. Ansar Ali who is Director (Research) of BRRI, Debika of Pesticide Action Network from USA and others. Speakers questioned the ...

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Bangladesh: Caravan for Food Sovereignty Climate and Gender Justice hits the ... - Socialist Resistance

PAN in the News - Nov 21, 2014

Bangladesh: Caravan for Food Sovereignty Climate and Gender Justice hits the ...
Socialist Resistance
Presided over by Badrul Alam, the meeting was addressed by Dr. Jiban Krishna Biswas who is Director General of BRRI and Dr. Ansar Ali who is Director (Research) of BRRI, Debika of Pesticide Action Network from USA and others. Speakers questioned the ...

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Is a #pesticidesfreeworld for children possible? - Rappler

PAN in the News - Nov 20, 2014

Rappler

Is a #pesticidesfreeworld for children possible?
Rappler
According to the Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PANAP), the world uses nearly 2.3 million tons of pesticides every year, about 50 times more than it did in the 1950s. The rampant use of pesticides in agriculture and food, homes, schools ...

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The spray debate - Chico News & Review

PAN in the News - Nov 20, 2014

The spray debate
Chico News & Review
Paul Towers, a Sacramento-based California policy specialist for PANNA (Pesticide Action Network North America), also sees a link. “Instead of investing in sustainable, ecological methods and really supporting farmers in taking those steps, it looks ...

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The spray debate - Chico News & Review

PAN in the News - Nov 20, 2014

The spray debate
Chico News & Review
Paul Towers, a Sacramento-based California policy specialist for PANNA (Pesticide Action Network North America), also sees a link. “Instead of investing in sustainable, ecological methods and really supporting farmers in taking those steps, it looks ...

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Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor - TheSheepSite

PAN in the News - Nov 18, 2014

TheSheepSite

Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor
TheSheepSite
The groups included organisations such as the Pesticide Action Network, the Cancer Prevention and Education Society and Greenpeace and their concerns that the advisor was unaccountable were raised soon after Anne Glover had issued her appraisal of ...

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People of the World, Surge Forward to Climate Justice - Salem-News.Com

PAN in the News - Nov 17, 2014

Salem-News.Com

People of the World, Surge Forward to Climate Justice
Salem-News.Com
... Bangladesh | People's Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS) | Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific (PAN-AP) | Roots for Equity, Pakistan | Associación Raxcho'ch' Oxlaju AJ (AROAJ), Guatemala | Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), ...

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Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor - ThePigSite.com

PAN in the News - Nov 17, 2014

ThePigSite.com

Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor
ThePigSite.com
The groups included organisations such as the Pesticide Action Network, the Cancer Prevention and Education Society and Greenpeace and their concerns that the advisor was unaccountable were raised soon after Anne Glover had issued her appraisal of ...

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Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor - TheFishSite.com

PAN in the News - Nov 17, 2014

Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor
TheFishSite.com
The groups included organisations such as the Pesticide Action Network, the Cancer Prevention and Education Society and Greenpeace and their concerns that the advisor was unaccountable were raised soon after Anne Glover had issued her appraisal of ...

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Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor - TheCropSite

PAN in the News - Nov 17, 2014

TheCropSite

Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor
TheCropSite
The groups included organisations such as the Pesticide Action Network, the Cancer Prevention and Education Society and Greenpeace and their concerns that the advisor was unaccountable were raised soon after Anne Glover had issued her appraisal of ...

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Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor - TheCattleSite

PAN in the News - Nov 17, 2014

TheCattleSite

Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor
TheCattleSite
The groups included organisations such as the Pesticide Action Network, the Cancer Prevention and Education Society and Greenpeace and their concerns that the advisor was unaccountable were raised soon after Anne Glover had issued her appraisal of ...

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EPA Finally Updating Pesticide-Use Guidelines For Farm Workers - Mintpress News (registration) (blog)

PAN in the News - Nov 13, 2014

Mintpress News (registration) (blog)

EPA Finally Updating Pesticide-Use Guidelines For Farm Workers
Mintpress News (registration) (blog)
One nationwide advocacy group, Pesticide Action Network North America, is currently gathering signatures on the issue, which it plans to hand over to the EPA during the last week of this month — International Food Workers Week. The EPA itself ...

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EPA Finally Updating Pesticide-Use Guidelines For Farm Workers - Mintpress News (registration) (blog)

PAN in the News - Nov 13, 2014

Mintpress News (registration) (blog)

EPA Finally Updating Pesticide-Use Guidelines For Farm Workers
Mintpress News (registration) (blog)
One nationwide advocacy group, Pesticide Action Network North America, is currently gathering signatures on the issue, which it plans to hand over to the EPA during the last week of this month — International Food Workers Week. The EPA itself ...

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Dow AgroSciences plans 2015 launch for Enlist Duo herbicide in the U.S. - Agri-Pulse

PAN in the News - Nov 12, 2014

Dow AgroSciences plans 2015 launch for Enlist Duo herbicide in the U.S.
Agri-Pulse
... in the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Environmental Working Group, the National Family Farm Coalition, and Pesticide Action Network North America.

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Consumer tip of the day: Get involved in improving America's food - seattlepi.com (blog)

PAN in the News - Nov 8, 2014

Consumer tip of the day: Get involved in improving America's food
seattlepi.com (blog)
A few of the groups that I'm familiar with are: the Center for Science in the Public Interest, the Environmental Working Group, Meatless Monday, the Organic Consumers Association, the Pesticide Action Network North America, and Seafood Watch. Pick one ...

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Neonics? Not Much Help to Farmers - Mother Earth News

PAN in the News - Nov 6, 2014

Mother Earth News

Neonics? Not Much Help to Farmers
Mother Earth News
Independent scientists have been saying it for a while now: neonicotinoid pesticides aren't all they're cracked up to be. And finally, scientists and economists at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are showing signs that they're listening to ...

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