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Press Releases

Dec 4, 2017

On International Day of No Pesticide Use, PAN International Urges Move Towards Agroecology

December 3, 2017 December 3 is the anniversary of the worst peacetime chemical disaster in history. Twenty-seven tons of lethal gases leaked from Union Carbide’s pesticide factory in Bhopal, India on...

Nov 29, 2017

California officially lists chlorpyrifos as brain-harming pesticide

For Immediate Release: November 29, 2017 Sacramento, CA - Earlier today, one of California’s leading independent scientific bodies unanimously declared that the insecticide chlorpyrifos is a...

Nov 14, 2017

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

New reports reveal devastating impacts on consumers and farmers For Immediate Release: November 14, 2017 Washington, D.C. — Over 1 million petition signatures were delivered today by farming,...

Press Statements

Nov 2, 2017

Clovis USDA Nomination Withdrawn

Washington, DC - In a letter to Senate Agriculture Committee staff, Sam Clovis announced he is...

Oct 13, 2017

EPA fails to protect farmers from dicamba drift

For Immediate Release: October 13, 2017 Earlier today, EPA released new restrictions on the...

Oct 3, 2017

Health & Farmworker Advocates Respond to California’s Interim Mitigations for Neurotoxic Chlorpyrifos

For Immediate Release: October 3, 2017 Earlier today, officials at the California Department of...