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EU health commissioner moves towards disclosure of industry pesticide studies

<i></i><i>Cracks appear in wall of secrecy around pesticide authorisations</i>

Agriculture

Pesticides in Produce - Consumer Reports

Our risk guide for conventional produce<p>This tool shows the risk of pesticide exposure from eating 48 fresh conventional fruits and vegetables from 14 …

Organic Farmer Taken to Court for Refusing to Spray Pesticides

The French agriculture ministry is prosecuting Emmanuel Giboulot, an organic winemaker, for failing to apply insecticide to his vines. The ministry …

Can I Rinse Off Pesticides?

#EcoAdvice from our expert<p><b>Dear Dr. Donley,</b><p><b>Do I really have to buy organic fruit to avoid eating pesticides? Can’t I just, like, take the peel off my</b> …

Risky pesticides left on market too long, environment watchdog says

'If they can't remove it right away, they should give more information to the public': Gelfand<p>The federal Pest Management Regulatory Agency is taking …

Federal pesticide regulator risking public health with delays: environment commissioner

The federal agency responsible for regulating thousands of pesticides in Canada is potentially putting human health and the environment at risk …

Quicken

Bed bugs show resistance to pesticides: What now?

Why chemicals used to fight bed bugs aren't working any longer was revealed in a new study that compared today's bed bugs with those that have been …

Review reveals problems protecting workers from pesticides

BELLE GLADE, Fla. (AP) — Dozens of farmworkers looked up at the little yellow plane buzzing over the Florida radish field, a mist of pesticide falling from its wings.<p>Farmworkers are supposed to be protected by government rules regulating exposure to toxic farm chemicals. But in this case, the …

Barack Obama

Are Bee-Killing Pesticides Impacting Our Health?

Neonicotinoids—the world’s most widely used and fastest growing type of insecticide—have been at the center of the conversation about bee die-offs …

Agriculture

Pesticides, Monsanto, Biased Scientists or the News Media. Which One Scares You Most?

The headline on the website of the environmentalist organization the Environmental Working Group (EWG) focuses on two of the movement's biggest current bogeymen; Monsanto, and its popular pesticide, glyphosate.<p><b>Study: Monsanto's Glyphosate Most Heavily Used Weed-Killer in History</b><p>The EWG story …

Anson on Thursday: Pesticides and the rise of the resistants

Jane Anson examines the impact of a recent French television documentary on the danger of pesticides, and finds out more about experiments to create …

Wine & Spirits

TV documentary puts Bordeaux and pesticides in spotlight

A French television documentary about the health risks posed to children by pesticide use in agriculture has put the spotlight on the Bordeaux …

Organic Products

We just found out these pesticides are even more dangerous. EPA comment period ends Feb. 23

The dangers of 7 neurotoxic pesticides have recently become even more alarming. An extensive body of newer scientific evidence has shown that they …

Scientific Research

Pesticides poisoning birds in the Balkans

You may think that bird species of the Least [conservation] Concern on the European Red List of Birds are not threatened because of the name of the …

Wildlife

Pesticides in Drinking Water – The Brazilian Monitoring Program

Introduction<p>In 1997, at Mar del Plata, the Action Plan from the United Nations Water Conference recognized water as a right for the first time and, …

Mar del Plata

Low Dose Exposure to Organochlorine Pesticides Linked to Cognitive Impairment

<b>Individuals subjected to chronic low-dose exposure to organochlorine pesticides show an increased risk of cognitive impairment in later life. The</b> …

Why it's worth paying more for organic food

When the going gets tough, the tough (and smart) get going to health retreats. This has been my fallback position for almost a decade now since I …

Study: Pesticides Are Worse for Human Health When Combined

A study released last week by UCLA found that commonly-used pesticides, which are known to be harmful, can be even worse when mixed, as is commonly …

Sustainable Business

Pesticides linked to honeybee decline are affecting other species, scientists say

Neurotoxic pesticides blamed for the decline of honeybees is also harming butterflies, worms, fish, and birds, and contaminating habitats worldwide …

Ecology

57 different pesticides found in poisoned honeybees - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Amsterdam, February 10, 2016 – European honeybees are being poisoned with up to 57 different pesticides, according to new research published in the …

EPA finally admits popular insecticide threatens honeybees

The Environmental Protection Agency has just released a report reaffirming what researchers have been saying for years: neonicotinoid pesticides are …

Pesticides: physical signs of poisoning by pyrethrin deltamethrin

“Physical signs of deltamethrin poisoning can include dermatitis after skin contact; exposure to sunlight can make it worse. Severe swelling of the …

Inert

Eliminating Toxic Pesticides from Our Food and Environment

Beyond Pesticides is working to change local, state, and national pesticide policy in order to protect health air, water, land, and food for …

Agriculture

Pesticides as Bad for Kids’ Lungs as Cigarettes, Says New Study

No one would hand a five-year-old a package of Marlboro Red cigarettes and tell her to smoke up! <b>But that’s what exposing our children to pesticides</b> …

Environmental Health

More than 75,000 People Urge EPA to Ban Seven Dangerous Neurotoxic Pesticides

EPA

Natural pesticides you can make at home

(Homesteading.news) We all love organic food because we know going natural is better for our families. And, as growing season approaches, now is the …

Gardening

Homes close to pesticide spraying show all year exposure

Homes close to pesticide spraying show all year exposure, generations-futures, 1 March 2016.<p>To demonstrate the urgency of strong preventive action in …

Pollution

10 Shocking Facts About Indoor Air Quality

Air pollution is a term that likely conjures images of industrial smokestacks and billowing plumes rising into the atmosphere. Those are certainly …

Pollution

Improve Indoor Air Quality to Promote Health

We all know pollutants, dust, and allergens have a severely negative impact on people’s health. Yet, while most of us are worried about the rising …

Home Improvement