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Press Releases

Aug 17, 2017

Air testing shows unsafe levels of brain-harming pesticide in Kern County

Chlorpyrifos found in air more than 18 times higher than EPA level of concern Shafter, CA – Chlorpyrifos, a neurotoxic pesticide linked to IQ loss and autism, has been found in the air in Kern County...

Aug 8, 2017

Pesticide feds failed to ban responsible for major farmworker poisoning incident

Company fined for illegal drift of brain-harming chlorpyrifos in Kern County For Immediate Release: August 8, 2017 Bakersfield, CA - The Kern County Agricultural Commissioner confirmed today that one...

Aug 2, 2017

Kern Farmworkers Sickened Again by Pesticide Drift

Farmworker groups call for advanced web-posting of pesticide applications For Immediate Release: August 2, 2017 Bakersfield, CA – A pesticide drift incident in southwest Bakersfield this morning...

Press Statements

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...