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What Is Pesticide Drift — and Why Is It So Dangerous? - The Revelator

PAN in the News - Nov 17, 2017

The Revelator

What Is Pesticide Drift — and Why Is It So Dangerous?
The Revelator
One of these types of drift is fairly simple to explain: A pesticide is applied in sprayed liquid form and is then picked up by the wind. “That's when droplets get blown off target,” says Emily Marquez, staff scientist with Pesticide Action Network ...

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Maybe it's time for a single cotton sustainability standard - just-style.com

PAN in the News - Nov 16, 2017

just-style.com

Maybe it's time for a single cotton sustainability standard
just-style.com
Case in point, the recently published 'Sustainability Cotton Ranking 2017,' sponsored by the World Wildlife Federation, Pesticide Action Network (PAN) UK, and Solidaridad, all founding members of the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI). Indeed, after ...

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Maybe it's time for a single cotton sustainability standard - just-style.com

PAN in the News - Nov 16, 2017

just-style.com

Maybe it's time for a single cotton sustainability standard
just-style.com
Case in point, the recently published 'Sustainability Cotton Ranking 2017,' sponsored by the World Wildlife Federation, Pesticide Action Network (PAN) UK, and Solidaridad, all founding members of the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI). Indeed, after ...

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1 million people call for DOJ to block Bayer-Monsanto merger - Farm Futures

PAN in the News - Nov 15, 2017

1 million people call for DOJ to block Bayer-Monsanto merger
Farm Futures
The petitions were collected by Action Aid, Avaaz, Center for Food Safety, Clif Bar Family Foundation/Seed Matters, CREDO, Food and Water Watch, Friends of the Earth, Organic Consumers Association, Organic Seed Alliance, Pesticide Action Network North ...

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Over One million People Ask Government to Block Bayer-Monsanto Merger - Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)

PAN in the News - Nov 15, 2017

Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)

Over One million People Ask Government to Block Bayer-Monsanto Merger
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)
Petitions were collected by Action Aid, Avaaz, Center for Food Safety, Clif Bar Family Foundation/Seed Matters, CREDO, Food and Water Watch, Friends of the Earth, Organic Consumers Association, Organic Seed Alliance, Pesticide Action Network North ...

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More than 1 million people call on Department of Justice to block Bayer-Monsanto merger - High Plains Journal

PAN in the News - Nov 15, 2017

More than 1 million people call on Department of Justice to block Bayer-Monsanto merger
High Plains Journal
Petitions were collected by Action Aid, Avaaz, Center for Food Safety, Clif Bar Family Foundation/Seed Matters, CREDO, Food and Water Watch, Friends of the Earth, Organic Consumers Association, Organic Seed Alliance, Pesticide Action Network North ...

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Reports reveal concerns on Bayer-Monsanto merger - Feedstuffs

PAN in the News - Nov 14, 2017

Feedstuffs

Reports reveal concerns on Bayer-Monsanto merger
Feedstuffs
Petitions were collected by Action Aid, Avaaz, Center for Food Safety, Clif Bar Family Foundation/Seed Matters, CREDO, Food and Water Watch, Friends of the Earth, Organic Consumers Association, Organic Seed Alliance, Pesticide Action Network North ...

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1 million+ Consumers Call on DOJ to Block Bayer-Monsanto Merger - Common Dreams

PAN in the News - Nov 14, 2017

1 million+ Consumers Call on DOJ to Block Bayer-Monsanto Merger
Common Dreams
Petitions were collected by Action Aid, Avaaz, Center for Food Safety, Clif Bar Family Foundation/Seed Matters, CREDO, Food and Water Watch, Friends of the Earth, Organic Consumers Association, Organic Seed Alliance, Pesticide Action Network North ...

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1 million+ Consumers Call On DOJ To Block Bayer-Monsanto Merger - ValueWalk

PAN in the News - Nov 14, 2017

ValueWalk

1 million+ Consumers Call On DOJ To Block Bayer-Monsanto Merger
ValueWalk
Petitions were collected by Action Aid, Avaaz, Center for Food Safety, Clif Bar Family Foundation/Seed Matters, CREDO, Food and Water Watch, Friends of the Earth, Organic Consumers Association, Organic Seed Alliance, Pesticide Action Network North ...

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State announces regulations for pesticides near schools and day-care centers. - Monterey County Weekly (blog)

PAN in the News - Nov 12, 2017

Monterey County Weekly (blog)

State announces regulations for pesticides near schools and day-care centers.
Monterey County Weekly (blog)
"The part-time quarter mile buffer zone provided by the regulation is an improvement over the existing patchwork of county restrictions," according to a statement from Californians for Pesticide Reform and the Pesticide Action Network. But in the same ...

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EPA turns to industry for scientific data - Arkansas Online

PAN in the News - Nov 12, 2017

Arkansas Online

EPA turns to industry for scientific data
Arkansas Online
But in 2015, the agency proposed revoking all uses of chlorpyrifos on food in response to a petition filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America. The two groups cited scientific evidence about the potential ...

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EPA is taking more advice from industry — and ignoring its own scientists - Chicago Tribune

PAN in the News - Nov 10, 2017

Chicago Tribune

EPA is taking more advice from industry — and ignoring its own scientists
Chicago Tribune
But in 2015, the agency proposed revoking all uses of chlorpyrifos on food in response to a petition filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America. The two groups cited scientific evidence about the potential ...

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EPA heeds industry over its own staffers - The Mercury News

PAN in the News - Nov 10, 2017

The Mercury News

EPA heeds industry over its own staffers
The Mercury News
But in 2015, the agency proposed revoking all uses of chlorpyrifos on food in response to a petition filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America. The two groups cited scientific evidence about the potential ...

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EPA is taking more advice from industry — and ignoring its own scientists - Washington Post

PAN in the News - Nov 10, 2017

Washington Post

EPA is taking more advice from industry — and ignoring its own scientists
Washington Post
But in 2015, the agency proposed revoking all uses of chlorpyrifos on food in response to a petition filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America. The two groups cited scientific evidence about the potential ...

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Warning: Concentration In Agriculture Sector And The Bayer-Monsanto Merger - ValueWalk

PAN in the News - Nov 10, 2017

ValueWalk

Warning: Concentration In Agriculture Sector And The Bayer-Monsanto Merger
ValueWalk
Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America works to create a just, thriving food system. For too long, pesticide and biotech corporations have dictated how we grow food, placing the health and economic burdens of pesticide use on farmers, farmworkers ...

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Michael Gove is backing a ban on bee-killing pesticides. But it's only a start - The Guardian

PAN in the News - Nov 10, 2017

The Guardian

Michael Gove is backing a ban on bee-killing pesticides. But it's only a start
The Guardian
Josie Cohen of the Pesticide Action Network explains, “There's enough evidence showing that glyphosate causes cancer and damages the environment to get rid of it from our food and farms. It's especially urgent because it's found everywhere – one study ...

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The Brief, powered by Eni – So much for science-based policy-making - EURACTIV

PAN in the News - Nov 9, 2017

The Brief, powered by Eni – So much for science-based policy-making
EURACTIV
In 2016, the European Crop Protection Association (ECPA, representing pesticide industries in Brussels) disclosed lobbying costs of up to €700,000 – up more than a third from 2015. Pesticide Action Network, an NGO campaigning against glyphosate, has ...

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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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