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Jan 10, 2011

Strawberry Fields (Poisoned) Forever

The state that supplies 90 percent of U.S. strawberries has approved a fumigant pesticide that...

Jan 4, 2011

Methyl iodide's use in state challenged by suit

Environmentalists and farmworkers challenged approval of a toxic fumigant and carcinogen for use...

Jan 3, 2011

Suit challenges Calif. approval of farm pesticide

A coalition of environmental and farmworker groups said in a lawsuit announced Monday that state...

Dec 13, 2010

Leaked document shows EPA allowed bee-toxic pesticide despite own scientists’ red flags

It's not just the State and Defense departments that are reeling this month from leaked documents...

Dec 13, 2010

Leaked Memo Shows EPA Doubts About Bee-Killing Pesticide

Over the concerns of its own scientists, the Environmental Protection Agency continues to approve...

Dec 13, 2010

Wik-Bee Leaks: EPA Document Shows It Knowingly Allowed Pesticide That Kills Honey Bees

The world honey bee population has plunged in recent years, worrying beekeepers and farmers who...

Dec 8, 2010

U.S. Strawberries growers oppose registration of methyl iodide

Strawberry production on the Central Coast is part of a $2 billion industry. Of all the...

Dec 7, 2010

State Approves Use Of Pesticide Despite Safety Concerns

California regulators approved a pesticide Wednesday for use by fruit and vegetable growers...

Dec 7, 2010

Cancer-Causing Pesticide Heading To Local Farms

A toxic pesticide linked to cancer could soon be headed to fruit farms and flower fields in San...

Dec 6, 2010

Activists Submit 240,000 Comments Demanding Action to Curb Food Monopolies

On the eve of the final Department of Justice/USDA public workshop examining the effects of...