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Mar 11, 2014

Farmers warn of threats to farm economies posed by Dow's new genetically engineered corn and soybean varieties

For Immediate Release: March 11, 2014 Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network: 916.216.1082; ptowers@panna.org Lisa Griffith, National Family Farm Coalition, 202-543-5675; lisa@nffc.net...

Feb 21, 2014

California takes up bill to label genetically engineered foods

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 21, 2014 CONTACTS: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network, 916-216-1082 Stacy Malkan, Friends of the Earth, 510-848-5701 Rebecca Spector, Center for Food Safety, 415-...

Feb 20, 2014

New Safeguards Seek to Protect Farmworkers from Pesticides

NEWS RELEASE February 20, 2014 Contacts:  Raviya Ismail, Earthjustice, (202) 745-5221, rismail@earthjustice.org Fawn Pattison, Toxic Free North Carolina, (919) 833-5333, fawn@toxicfreenc.org Dr....

Feb 20, 2014

Rural Residents Urge McDonald’s To Phase Out ‘Toxic Taters’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 20th, 2014 Contact: Linda Wells, Pesticide Action Network, (612) 284-5023 Bob Shimek, Toxic Taters Coalition, (218) 204-1632 Rural Residents Urge McDonald’s To Phase...

Feb 14, 2014

Advocates Urge California Officials to “Show Bees Some Love”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 14, 2014 Contacts: Paul Towers, PAN, 916-216-1082 Raviya Ismail, Earthjustice, 202-745-5221 Abigail Seiler, CFS, 443-854-4368
 Jay Feldman, Beyond Pesticides, 202-...

Jan 29, 2014

Farmworker Organizations Applaud Progress on Updating Weak Worker Protections

NEWS RELEASEJanuary 29, 2014 Contact: Raviya Ismail, Earthjustice, (202) 745-5221; rismail@earthjustice.org Fawn Pattison, Toxic Free North Carolina, (919) 614-2682; fawn@toxicfreenc.org Dr....

Jan 27, 2014

Groups to California officials: Protect kids from brain toxin

For Immediate ReleaseMonday, January 27th, 2014 Media Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network: 916-216-1082; ptowers@panna.org Groups to California officials: Protect kids from brain toxin...

Jan 3, 2014

USDA’s Green Light for Pesticide-Promoting, Genetically-Engineered (GE) Corn Opposed by Farmers, Scientists and Public Interest Groups

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network: 916-216-1082; ptowers@panna.org Patty Lovera, Food & Water Watch: 202-683-2465; plovera@fwwatch.org USDA’s Green...

Dec 11, 2013

Hold the Big 6 accountable

Contacts: National contact: Devika Ghai, Pesticide Action Network North America, 415 728 0169, devika@panna.org Alaska contact: Heather McCausland, Alaska Community Action on Toxics, (907) 355-0446...

Dec 1, 2013

Broad Coalition is Building Buzz to Raise Awareness of Pollinator Declines

Abigail Seiler, CFS, 443-854-4368 Paul Towers, PAN, 916-216-1082 Jay Feldman, Beyond Pesticides, 202-543-5450 Broad Coalition is Building Buzz to Raise Awareness of Pollinator Declines 60+ Groups...

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