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Press Releases

Jan 21, 2021

Pesticide use in California remains at record high, new data show

Pesticide use is significantly higher in majority Latinx counties For Immediate Release: January 21, 2021 Sacramento: Agricultural pesticide use in California remains at a near-record high, according...

Dec 23, 2020

Farmers, Conservation Groups Challenge EPA's Unlawful Re-approval of Dangerous, Drift-Prone Dicamba Pesticide

For immediate release: December 21, 2020 Dicamba Drift Has Damaged Soybeans, Orchards, Trees, Gardens On a Scale Never Before Seen in History of U.S. Agriculture SAN FRANCISCO—Four public interest...

Dec 9, 2020

New study reveals dramatic rise in global pesticide poisonings

Worldwide poisonings up from 25 million in 1990 to 385 million today   For immediate release: December 9, 2020 (French and Spanish releases linked below) In a new comprehensive study, scientists...

Press Statements

Feb 24, 2021

Civil society and Indigenous Peoples again call on FAO to stop #ToxicAlliance with CropLife International

Today, civil society and Indigenous peoples’ organizations sent a formal request to meet with the...

Feb 23, 2021

PAN Response to Vilsack’s confirmation as USDA leader

Secretary Vilsack’s nomination to be Secretary of Agriculture was confirmed by the Senate on...

Jan 7, 2021

PAN condemns January 6 attack, joins widespread calls for accountability

On January 6, a mob of white nationalists attacked and occupied the United States Capitol in...