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Tell the EPA: Ban This Toxic Brain-Harming Pesticide
Health & Wellness  (tags: pesticides, chlorpyrifos, brain disease, risks, prevention, protection, children, humans, healthcare, safety )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
You've probably never heard of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, and that's a good thing. Home and garden use of chlorpyrifos was banned over a decade ago because of clear evidence of its neurotoxicity in children. Reduced IQ and memory impairment are just...
Gerawan Violated the Law By Failing to Warn Workers of Pesticides ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gerawan, pesticides, farm workers, labor violations, business, corruption, health )

Nancy
- 121 days ago - action.ufw.org
After 15 months, the long awaited Investigative Report concludes that Gerawan violated the law (3 CCR § 6118), by failing to notify or warn the workers that the field had been sprayed with toxic pesticides.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Sale of Quinoa Grown With Toxic Chemicals
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, protection, prevention, pesticides, health, pesticides food supply )

Cal
- 136 days ago - forcechange.com
Protect consumers from harmful pesticides sprayed on imported quinoa
Tell Our Government to Side With Science and Stop the Use of Systemic Pesticides (Canadian Action)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Bees, Canada, environment, pesticides, pollinators )

Julie
- 175 days ago - action2.davidsuzuki.org
Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) is preparing to give the green light to flupyradifurone, a systemic pesticide which Health Canada say may pose a risk to bees, birds, worms, spiders, small mammals and aquatic bugs.
The Ghost in the GMO Machine: Chlorpyrifos Poisoning, Dow's Cover-Up - EPA/Congress Fail to Investigate & Protect Kauai Kids
Health & Wellness  (tags: EPA, Dow Chemical, GMO, Hawaii, Kaua'i, pesticides, Lorsban, Chamacos, chlorpyifos, birth defects, nervous system destruction, American Assoc. Poison Control Centers, NY, Elliot Spitzer )

LucyKalei
- 189 days ago - times.org
While independent research shows that Dow insecticide Chlorpyrifos causes significant harm to children, Dow is intent on convincing EPA otherwise. Despite ban in homes, schools, parks, malls & day care centers, use in farming OK, eg Kaua'i's GMO fields
Please Sign: Insist Walmart Commit to Labeling GMO Corn!
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMO sweet corn, Walmart, Labeling, Monsanto, Pesticides, leukemia, not tested for safety, consumer right to know, genetically engineered crops )

Susan
- 208 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Over 100 thousand have asked Walmart to label GMO corn in the past, and it still won't commit. Now that it's on the market and we know it's classified as a pesticide, there's no more waiting. Either Walmart rejects the corn, labels it or we don't buy any
Pesticide Residue Found on Nearly Half of Organic Produce
Health & Wellness  (tags: Organic Produce, Pesticides, Residue, Contamination )

Brian
- 213 days ago - cbc.ca
"I would hope that the products are without pesticides," says organic food consumer." Good luck.
Tell Retailers: Label Monsanto's Genetically Engineered Sweet Corn
Health & Wellness  (tags: Monsanto, GMO, genetically modified, sweet corn, pesticides, health, USA )

Scooby
- 215 days ago - grassrootsact.com
Monsanto has created genetically engineered sweet corn that produces pesticides in its own tissue, and it's being grown and sold to consumers throughout the United States.
Protect Workers and Children From Pesticides ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: family, children, labor, neurotoxic pesticides, pesticides, harvesters, EPA )

Nancy
- 296 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
The men, women and children who harvest our nation's food are about to get new protections against pesticides. By taking action now, you can help ensure that these protections are strong enough to do the job.
Free to Eat Whatever You Want
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, Health Policy, Food Safety, European Union, EU, artificial dyes, hormones, arsenic, pesticides, US )

Brian
- 310 days ago - truth-out.org
"Europeans don't find many -- if any -- artificial dyes in their food. They can also rest assured that their cows aren't shot up with artificial growth hormones. The EU also banned the use of an arsenic-laden drug in chickens long before the US..."
Red Alert for Bees: Support the EU Pesticide Ban
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, killing, bees, food, pesticides )

Shaheen
- 312 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Bees tirelessly fly from one blossom to another, playing their vital role in our ecosystem and the food supply - they not only produce honey, but also pollinate countless flowers that then mature into fruits, vegetables, seeds and nuts.
Environmental Working Group Releases 2014 'Dirty Dozen' List
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, diet, health, EWG, pesticides, produce, dirty dozen, warning, research, safety, protection, news, illness )

Carrie
- 355 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released its annual Shopper's Guide today, including the latest iteration of its "Dirty Dozen" list - a ranking of produce most likely to be contaminated with pesticides.
Tell EPA It's Time to Protect Kids From Drift ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, health, children, protection, pesticides )

Cher
- 360 days ago - action.panna.org
Right now, EPA is accepting comments on their latest proposal for dealing with drifting pesticides. What they're proposing doesn't do nearly enough to protect children's health.
An Earth Day Suggestion to Protect Our Planet, Farmworkers and Families
Health & Wellness  (tags: Earth Day Suggestion, food, health, pesticides, agriculture, environment, humans, protection, safety, news )

Carrie
- 361 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Each Earth Day, we are inundated by advertising and other pronouncements with ways to help protect our planet. But one step - curbing the use of toxic and harmful pesticides in agriculture - would help protect the environment, farmworkers and our families
Protect California's Kids From Dangerous Pesticides ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, pesticides, protection, children, health )

Cher
- 392 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Chlorpyrifos, a dangerous pesticide that causes serious neurological harm in fetuses and children, has been banned from almost all household uses since 2001.
 

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