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Oct 18, 2011

Farmers Seek to Raise Standards for Berries

Organic-produce buyers who think they are striking a blow against a chemical-heavy industrial...

Sep 6, 2011

Methyl Iodide: A Nasty Pesticide Explained

Pesticides usually do their bug killing away from public view. But one such poison, a fumigant...

Aug 30, 2011

Run and hide from methyl iodide

"Arysta, stop making methyl iodide. It's a cancer-causing pest-i-cide!" A small crowd of...

Aug 29, 2011

Documents Show Deep Rift Over Methyl Iodide Approval, Director's Concern Over Manufacturer's Reaction

Late last year, just before Governor Schwarzenegger left office, his administration approved a...

Aug 29, 2011

Documents Detail Controversial Pesticide Approval

The state Department of Pesticide Regulation has released internal documents showing its own...

Aug 11, 2011

Syngenta Scientist: Eureka! Atrazine Doesn't Cause Cancer

As I reported a while back, sales of atrazine—a potent herbicide popular among large-scale corn...

Aug 8, 2011

Monsanto Plans To Sell Sweet Corn In Your Local Supermarket

Monsanto, the world's largest seed company, is known for developing engineered crops (i.e. corn...

Aug 3, 2011

Activists Call for Pesticide Ban in California

California environmentalists are using the online social networks to ask Gov. Jerry Brown to ban...

Jul 20, 2011

Petition Drive to Ban Strawberry Pesticide: The California Report

Nearly 23,000 people have joined an online petition campaign over the last two days, urging...

Jun 29, 2011

How Industrial Farming 'Destroyed' The Tasty Tomato

If you bite into a tomato between the months of October and June, chances are that tomato came...