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May 9, 2014

New study: more evidence of pesticides linked to bee declines

For Immediate Release: May 9, 2014 Contact: Paul Towers, 916-216-1082, New...

May 7, 2014

Minnesota legislators to state regulators: consider restricting neonicotinoids

Last week, 17 Minnesota legislators submitted comments encouraging the Minnesota Department of...

May 5, 2014

Details emerge on hazardous pesticide use near California schools

For Immediate Release: May 5, 2014 Contact: Paul Towers, 916-216-1082, Details...

Apr 23, 2014

Vermont passes first “no strings” law to label GMOs

Earlier today, the Vermont legislature passed a bill to ensure genetically engineered (GE) food, or...

Apr 15, 2014

IPCC report underscores need for global sustainable agriculture

The prestigious United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its latest report...

Mar 20, 2014

California reins in rodenticides

Late yesterday, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation announced new restrictions on...

Feb 24, 2014

Presence of neurotoxin should be 'red flag' in Hawai'i

In a review paper to be published next month in the peer-reviewed journal The Lancet Neurology,...

Jan 30, 2014

Organic Redux: Don't ignore the benefits to our food system & kids

Just days after the industrial agriculture-backed Alliance for Food and Farming launched a new...

Jan 16, 2014

Pollinator plan presents opportunity for Minnesota leadership on neonicotinoids

Yesterday, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) released a report outlining their plans to...

Dec 17, 2013

Europe challenges use of neurotoxic pesticides that US EPA fast-tracked

Today, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) released comments on recent findings that two...