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May 15, 2012

Farmers Press for Access to Bee-Friendly Corn Seeds

Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network  ptowers@panna.org, 916.216.1082 cell May 15, 2012   Farmers Press for Access to Bee-Friendly Corn Seeds Farmers struggle to find alternatives to...

May 11, 2012

Syngenta Hired Guns Attack New Documentary

Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network  ptowers@panna.org, 916.216.1082 cell May 11, 2012   Syngenta Hired Guns Attack New Documentary PR firm and paid spokespeople mount...

May 9, 2012

National Weed Summit Tackles Epidemic of Herbicide-Resistant “Superweeds”

Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network: 916.216.1082-c; ptowers@panna.org Bill Freese, Science Policy Analyst, Center for Food Safety: 856.761.4643; bfreese@icta.org   May 9, 2012...

May 8, 2012

Report: “Weight of Evidence” Links Pesticides to Colony Collapse Disorder

Contact:  Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network 916-216-1082, ptowers@panna.org   May 8, 2012 Report: “Weight of Evidence” Links Pesticides to Colony Collapse Disorder California...

May 3, 2012

Atrazine Found in Water of Dozens of Midwest Communities

Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network, 916-216-1082 Linda Wells, Pesticide Action Network, 563-940-1242 May 3, 2012   Atrazine Found in Water of Dozens of Midwest Communities...

Apr 26, 2012

USDA Receives Over 365,000 Public Comments Opposing Approval of 2,4-D-Resistant, Genetically Engineered Corn

April 26, 2012   USDA Receives Over 365,000 Public Comments Opposing Approval of 2,4-D-Resistant, Genetically Engineered Corn* 152 Farm, Fisheries, Public Health, Consumer, and Environmental...

Apr 24, 2012

State Announces New Effort to Advance Safe Strawberry Farming

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 24, 2012...

Apr 16, 2012

Mom vs. Monsanto: Goldman Prize Honors Argentine Mother, Pesticide Reform Champion

Contact: Paul Towers,Pesticide Action Network 916-216-1082, ptowers@panna.org April 16, 2012   Mom vs. Monsanto: Goldman Prize Honors Argentine Mother, Pesticide Reform Champion San...

Apr 5, 2012

Scientific Research Strengthens Link Between Pesticides and Colony Collapse Disorder

Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network Cell: 916-216-1082 ptowers@panna.org John Kepner, Beyond Pesticides 202-302-4371, jkepner@beyondpesticides.org Peter Jenkins, Center for Food Safety...

Mar 21, 2012

Cancer-Causing Methyl Iodide Pulled

Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Networkptowers@panna.org, Cell: 916-216-1082 March 21, 2012 Cancer-Causing Methyl Iodide Pulled Manufacturer pulls fumigant pesticide off US market, ...

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