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Jun 18, 2013

First-of-its-kind testing shows weed-killer found in people across Europe

CONTACT: Lisa Archer, Friends of the Earth US: 510-900-3145, larcher@foe.org Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network North America: 916-216-1082, ptowers@panna.org Adrian Bebb, Friends of the Earth...

May 9, 2013

Guatemala and India block listing of toxic paraquat formulation in the Rotterdam Convention

Berne Declaration * Pesticide Action Network International * IPEN * IUF Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Networkptowers@panna.org, 916-216-1082 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2013 Guatemala and...

Apr 9, 2013

State Releases Plan for Safe Strawberry Fields

Contacts: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network ptowers@panna.org, 916-216-1082 Tracey Brieger, Californians for Pesticide Reform tracey@pesticidereform.org, 415-215-5473 April 9, 2013 State...

Mar 20, 2013

Central Coast Community Leaders Urge CalEPA to Put California “Back on the Right Course” and Phase out Methyl Bromide

For more information contact: Pesticide Action Network: Paul Towers 916-216-1082 March 21, 2013 Central Coast Community Leaders Urge CalEPA to Put California “Back on the Right Course” and Phase...

Mar 20, 2013

Beekeepers and Public Interest Groups Sue EPA Over Bee-Toxic Pesticides

Pesticide Action Network: Paul Towers 916-216-1082 Center for Food Safety: Peter Jenkins or Larissa Walker 202-547-9359 Beyond Pesticides: Jay Feldman or Nichelle Harriott 202-543-5450   March 21,...

Mar 20, 2013

South African Government Blasted Over Approval of GE Soy

Media Contacts: Mariam Mayet, African Centre for Biosafety, South Africa + 27 83 269 4309, mariammayet@mweb.co.za Carlos Vicente, GRAIN, Argentina carlos@grain.org Gabriel Fernandes, AS-PTA, Brazil...

Feb 1, 2013

Europe Takes Steps To Suspend Bee-Toxic Pesticides

Pesticide Action Network North America: Paul Towers 916-216-1082 Beyond Pesticides: Jay Feldman or Nichelle Harriott 202-543-5450 Center for Food Safety: Abigail Seiler 202-679-3370  For...

Dec 11, 2012

Farmers Urge USDA’s Vilsack to Stop New GE Crops

Contacts: Linda Wells, Pesticide Action Network, linda@panna.org, 563-940-1242 Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network, ptowers@panna.org, 916-216-1082   December 11, 2012 Farmers Urge USDA’s...

Nov 28, 2012

FDA Fails to Ban Neurotoxic Lindane

Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network 916-216-1082, ptowers@panna.org November 28, 2012 FDA Fails to Ban Neurotoxic Lindane Agency ignores science, fails to pull pesticide used in...

Nov 7, 2012

Pesticide Industry Heavyweights Defeat Food Labeling Initiative by Outspending the Opposition 5-to-1, Successfully Protect Marketshare for a Pipeline of New GE Crops

Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network 916-216-1082, ptowers@panna.org November 7, 2012  Pesticide Industry Heavyweights Defeat Food Labeling Initiative by Outspending the Opposition 5-to...

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