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Farmer links dead calves and tainted silage to pesticide drift - The Community Word (blog)

PAN in the News - Jul 30, 2015

The Community Word (blog)

Farmer links dead calves and tainted silage to pesticide drift
The Community Word (blog)
Linda Wells, organizer with Pesticide Action Network, said both Headline and Quilt Xcel can be problematic, but Quilt is a known reproductive toxin and possible explanation for the dead calves. She is working with a coalition of farmers in Iowa on ...

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Save the Bees! - George's Blog - Jamaicans.com Blog - Jamaicans.com (blog)

PAN in the News - Jul 24, 2015

Jamaicans.com (blog)

Save the Bees! - George's Blog - Jamaicans.com Blog
Jamaicans.com (blog)
... Friends of the Earth Canada, Northwest Center for Pesticide Alternatives, Organic Consumers Association, Pesticide Action Network, SumOfUs and the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation to mobilize citizens in a nationwide effort to save the ...

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Court Order Sought to Force Disclosure of California Pesticide Spraying - Bay Area Indymedia

PAN in the News - Jul 23, 2015

Court Order Sought to Force Disclosure of California Pesticide Spraying
Bay Area Indymedia
... Environmental Working Group, California Environmental Health Initiative, MOMS Advocating Sustainability, Center for Food Safety, City of Berkeley, Pesticide Action Network North America, Center for Environmental Health, Environmental Action ...

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Court Order Sought to Force Disclosure of California Pesticide Spraying - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

PAN in the News - Jul 23, 2015

Court Order Sought to Force Disclosure of California Pesticide Spraying
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... Food Safety, City of Berkeley, Pesticide Action Network North America, Center for Environmental Health, Environmental Action Committee of West Marin, Beyond Pesticides, Californians for Pesticide Reform, and Safe Alternatives for our Forest ...

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'Free Seed Festival' promotes empowerment and healthy living Health matters - The Tico Times

PAN in the News - Jul 22, 2015

The Tico Times

'Free Seed Festival' promotes empowerment and healthy living Health matters
The Tico Times
... to many health problems including increased risk for various types of cancer and other degenerative diseases, eye lesions, neurotoxicity, fetal damage and even increased risk of suicide, according to a study conducted by the UK Pesticide Action ...

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Lise Hildebrandt: Cure for mosquitoes, weeds is worse than the disease - Longmont Times-Call

PAN in the News - Jul 21, 2015

Lise Hildebrandt: Cure for mosquitoes, weeds is worse than the disease
Longmont Times-Call
According to the Pesticide Action Network Pesticides Database, the primary ingredient in SpeedZone is a suspected carcinogen and has high developmental and reproductive toxicity. Why is the city applying an herbicide where children, infants and ...

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Wrap-Up of Federal and State Chemical Regulatory Developments, July 2015 - JD Supra (press release)

PAN in the News - Jul 21, 2015

Wrap-Up of Federal and State Chemical Regulatory Developments, July 2015
JD Supra (press release)
Court Of Appeals Grants Writ Of Mandamus Requiring EPA To Take Final Action On Chlorpyrifos Petition: On June 10, 2015, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals granted a petition for a writ of mandamus for a petition filed by the Pesticide Action Network ...

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Toxic, lethal exposure - Fiji Times

PAN in the News - Jul 20, 2015

Toxic, lethal exposure
Fiji Times
According to a report by the Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PANAP), paraquat is the most highly acute toxic herbicide to be marketed over the past 60 years and is still widely used in the world. Released in 2011, the report noted Fiji ...

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Letter: RDO is not fully pollinator-friendly - INFORUM

PAN in the News - Jul 19, 2015

Letter: RDO is not fully pollinator-friendly
INFORUM
What would it take for the world's largest potato grower, R.D. Offutt, to become truly pollinator-friendly? Certainly something more courageous than teaming up with the world's largest pesticide manufacturer, Syngenta, to plant wildflowers for pollinators.

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Legally Grown Pot Still Has a Toxic Pesticide Problem - VICE News

PAN in the News - Jul 17, 2015

VICE News

Legally Grown Pot Still Has a Toxic Pesticide Problem
VICE News
Like Eagle 20, the Pesticide Action Network says Avid can potentially have harmful effects on the human reproductive system. Bolivar noted that MMJ America later invited the Cannabis Consumer Coalition to tour their facilities after the raid as a show ...

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Pesticides Action Network writes to garden centres over glyphosate - Horticulture Week

PAN in the News - Jul 16, 2015

Horticulture Week

Pesticides Action Network writes to garden centres over glyphosate
Horticulture Week
The letter from PAN policy officer Nick Mole says: "I am writing to you on behalf of the Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK) to ask about your position regarding the sale of home and garden products that contain the active substance glyphosate, and to ...

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Pesticides Action Network write to garden centres over glyphosate - Horticulture Week

PAN in the News - Jul 16, 2015

Horticulture Week

Pesticides Action Network write to garden centres over glyphosate
Horticulture Week
The letter from PAN policy officer Nick Mole says: "I am writing to you on behalf of the Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK) to ask about your position regarding the sale of home and garden products that contain the active substance glyphosate, and to ...

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The True Cost of Cheap Food - Huffington Post

PAN in the News - Jul 15, 2015

Huffington Post

The True Cost of Cheap Food
Huffington Post
Organic, GMO, pesticide-free, fair-trade -- what do these really mean, are they just trends and how do they affect our planet? Agriculture is a complex industry which to some extent we are all reliant upon. Understandably, for decades the focus has ...

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DDT's Toxic Legacy Continues - AlterNet

PAN in the News - Jul 15, 2015

AlterNet

DDT's Toxic Legacy Continues
AlterNet
More than 40 years after it was banned in the U.S., DDT is still in the environment — and it's still being sprayed in many African homes to combat malaria. By Kristin Schafer / Pesticide Action Network North America. July 15, 2015. Print · 1 COMMENT.

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The Misleading War on GMOs: The Food Is Safe. The Rhetoric Is Dangerous. - Slate Magazine

PAN in the News - Jul 15, 2015

Slate Magazine

The Misleading War on GMOs: The Food Is Safe. The Rhetoric Is Dangerous.
Slate Magazine
In 1999 a coalition led by Greenpeace, the Center for Food Safety, the Pesticide Action Network, and the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements sued the EPA to revoke its approvals. The suit said Bt crops might create insecticide ...

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Clarkston officials discuss honey bee initiative - Champion

Honey Bee Haven news - Jul 14, 2015

Champion

Clarkston officials discuss honey bee initiative
Champion
To become a honey bee haven a municipality must take the pledge and pass a resolution or ordinance to provide healthy environments for bees, including access to clean water and food, provide shelter and eliminate the use of bee-harming pesticides.

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Clarkston officials discuss honey bee initiative - Champion

PAN in the News - Jul 14, 2015

Champion

Clarkston officials discuss honey bee initiative
Champion
Paul Towers, spokesperson for Pesticide Action Network said, “Lacking state and federal leadership, local governments have a responsibility to protect pollinators, especially honey bees. Bees are declining at an alarming rate all across the country and ...

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I've Been Named The New President Of The American Council On Science And Health - Science 2.0

PAN in the News - Jul 10, 2015

Science 2.0

I've Been Named The New President Of The American Council On Science And Health
Science 2.0
Not to pick on NRDC, I could easily have used Pesticide Action Network or Union of Concerned Scientists or any of the others, but NRDC just took out a full page ad in the New York Times claiming Dow was killing monarch butterflies - despite every ...

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I've Been Named The New President Of The American Council On Science And ... - Science 2.0 (blog)

PAN in the News - Jul 10, 2015

Science 2.0 (blog)

I've Been Named The New President Of The American Council On Science And ...
Science 2.0 (blog)
Not to pick on NRDC, I could easily have used Pesticide Action Network or Union of Concerned Scientists or any of the others, but NRDC just took out a full page ad in the New York Times claiming Dow was killing monarch butterflies - despite every ...

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EU must reconsider eradication plan for olive disease outbreak - TheParliamentMagazine.eu

PAN in the News - Jul 9, 2015

TheParliamentMagazine.eu

EU must reconsider eradication plan for olive disease outbreak
TheParliamentMagazine.eu
In a position paper drawn up with the Italian Federation of organic agriculture (FederBio), Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe and two other important Italian farmers' associations, the Confederazione italiana agricoltori and the Confederazione ...

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