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Apr 9, 2015

New Brief: Genetically Engineered Test Fields and Pesticides

For Immediate Release: April 9, 2015Contact: Paul Towers, 916-216-1082  New Brief: Genetically...

Apr 9, 2015

Lowe’s announces plans to phase out neonicotinoid pesticides to protect bees

    For Immediate Release: April 9, 2015Contact: Paul Towers,, 916-216-1082...

Apr 8, 2015

New Report: Leading European Scientists Take Stand Against Bee-Harming Pesticides

For immediate release: April 8, 2015Contact: Paul Towers,, 916-216-1082  In a new...

Mar 27, 2015

Minnesota legislators attempt to roll back protections for bees

State House, Senate take steps to weaken “truth-in-labeling” law passed in 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE...

Mar 24, 2015

Researchers link glyphosate and other herbicides to antibiotic resistance

For Immediate Release: March 24, 2015  Contact: Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network, 916-216-1082...

Mar 23, 2015

Global health experts say glyphosate “probably carcinogenic” to humans

For Immediate Release: March 23, 2015 Contact: Paul Towers, PAN, or 916-216-1082...

Feb 5, 2015

Study: Organic diet reduces exposure to neurotoxic pesticides

Contact: Paul Towers, or 916-216-1082 For Immediate Release: February 5, 2015...

Jan 21, 2015

EPA approves another bee-harming pesticide

For immediate release: January 21, 2015 Contact: Paul Towers, PAN 916-216-1082,

Jan 15, 2015

USDA ignores farmer opposition, approves Monsanto’s dicamba-resistant seed

For immediate release: January 15, 2015 Contact: Paul Towers, Media Director, Pesticide Action...

Dec 22, 2014

Over half of foods tested in the U.S. contain pesticides

Contact: Paul Towers,, 916-216-1082 For Immediate Release: December 22, 2014 Late...