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Press Releases

Nov 19, 2020

Global Outrage at FAO Plans to Partner with Pesticide Industry

Hundreds of civil society and Indigenous Peoples organizations call on the UN agency to renounce planned alliance with CropLife International For Immediate Release: November 19, 2020 Rome - Today 352...

Nov 2, 2020

Lawsuit Challenges EPA Reapproval of Endocrine-Disrupting Pesticide Atrazine

For Immediate Release: October 30, 2020 Agency Slashes Protections for Children, Waterways WASHINGTON, D.C.—Public-interest groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today over its...

Jul 8, 2020

Food, farm, and environmental groups deliver over 33,000 signatures opposing new GE maize

WASHINGTON, DC — At 11:59 PM ET on Tuesday, July 7th, the US Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA APHIS) closed public comment regarding Monsanto Company’s...

Press Statements

Oct 27, 2020

EPA Administrator Wheeler announces re-registration of drift-prone dicamba

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced today that EPA is re-...

Aug 4, 2020

Senator Udall introduces “long overdue” legislation to overhaul U.S. pesticide rules

Children’s health, farmworker and healthy farming advocates applaud proposed updates to antiquated...

Jul 16, 2020

New report highlights safer alternatives to chlorpyrifos in California

For Immediate Release: July 16, 2020 SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: This morning, the California...