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Jul 18, 2016

Parents, Teachers Demand Pesticide Regulations Near Schools

Teachers, parents and community activists protested at the California Environmental Protection...

Jun 27, 2016

This is how pesticides have injured my family for 3 generations (and counting?)

When I was 16-years-old, my period stopped. I was an active teen who ate lots of vegetables and...

Jun 27, 2016

Environmental group's report: pesticide industry slowing bee protection efforts

A report issued last week by the Washington, D.C.-based environmental group, Friends of the Earth,...

Jun 6, 2016

Feds Finally Address the Risks of Widely Used Ag Chemical

A 500-some-page draft assessment on an agricultural chemical from a federal agency is generally not...

May 23, 2016

Children in Farm Communities Pay a Steep Price for the Food We Eat

If you’re an urban parent, you might spend time worrying about your children’s exposure to...

Apr 18, 2016

Disturbing New Evidence About What Common Pesticides Can Do to Brains

For defense against the fungal pathogens that attack crops—think the blight that bedeviled Irish...

Apr 18, 2016

A Leading Scientist Promotes Agroecology in the Movement Against Pesticides

In 2007, the United States agricultural industry spent over 7.8 billion dollars on pesticides,...

Apr 18, 2016

Developing and vulnerable

For most of her life, Kristin Schafer has seen the connection between agricultural practices and...

Sep 2, 2015

UPDATE 1-WHO unit finds 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes cancer in humans

A widely used farm chemical that is a key ingredient in a new herbicide developed by Dow...

Sep 2, 2015

Pesticide use near schools triggers a push for statewide regulations

Rio Mesa High School sits just outside the strawberry growing hub of Oxnard and is surrounded by...

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