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Aug 18, 2017

Health & Farmworker Advocates Respond to California Chlorpyrifos Announcement

For Immediate Release: August 18, 2017 Earlier today, California officials at the California...

Aug 14, 2017

Food and farming group condemns racist violence in Virginia

For Immediate Release: August 14, 2017 On August 11 and 12, white nationalist groups rallied and...

Jul 5, 2017

PAN North America Announces Farmer as New Board Chair

For Immediate Release: July 5th, 2017 Atlantic, Iowa - Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America...

Jun 27, 2017

Pesticide incident sends 18 farmworkers to hospital

Advocates press for better notification & protections For Immediate Release: June 27, 2017...

Jun 6, 2017

California’s Attorney General Asks EPA to Ban Brain-Harming Pesticide

Agricultural communities urge state to take immediate action to protect children, farmworkers and...

May 5, 2017

Airborne Brain-Harming Pesticide Sickens Farmworkers

For Immediate Release: May 5, 2017 Bakersfield, CA - A pesticide that was slated to be banned by US...

Apr 5, 2017

PAN takes EPA back to court over brain-harming pesticide

Today, Pesticide Action Network (PAN) and partners took the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (...

Mar 29, 2017

EPA ignores science and keeps brain-harming pesticide on market

Washington, DC - Late this evening, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) answered a court-...

Jan 19, 2017

Nominee for Secretary of Agriculture is the wrong choice for farmers

After weeks of delay, the Trump Administration finally announced its pick to head the U.S....

Jan 19, 2017

Consumer, food safety and environmental groups praise Klobuchar, question if Sessions can be trusted on antitrust enforcement

WASHINGTON, DC — Yesterday, Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), the ranking member on the Senate...