- December 1, 2023
PAN International is joining with frontline communities at the UN Climate Conference (COP28) to fight for agroecology, the right solution to address climate change.
It is difficult to understand the dangers chlorpyrifos poses to those who are regularly exposed to it, until you have personal experience. Chlorpyrifos is dangerous and it drifts easily and residue on our food is dangerous for children. This is why it is important for the EPA to re-establish the chlorpyrifos ban on food and feed products and extend that ban to all uses.
Earlier this week, we announced that, with our partners at Center for Food Safety, we’re suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for failing to regulate insecticide-coated seeds. Just because these pesticides aren’t applied as a spray doesn’t mean they aren’t dangerous.
Center for Food Safety (CFS), Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA), and Alianza Nacional De Campesinas, Inc. (Alianza) sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its unlawful re-approval of Enlist One and Enlist Duo. These highly toxic herbicides sprayed “over the top” of corn,
Center for Food Safety (CFS) and the Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for failing to close a regulatory loophole allowing insecticide-coated seeds to avoid regulation.
Watch the recording of The Problem with Pesticides, a discussion hosted by Real Food Media featuring PAN Senior Scientist Emily Marquez and partners from the Center for Biological Diversity, US Right to Know, and Hawai’i Alliance for Progressive Action.