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Protect Workers and Children From Pesticides ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: family, children, labor, neurotoxic pesticides, pesticides, harvesters, EPA )

Nancy
- 30 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
- 44 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
- 46 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
- 88 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 Away
- 94 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
- 95 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 Away
- 126 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.
Please Sign: Get the Lead - and Other Brain-Drainers - Out of Our Schools
Health & Wellness  (tags: Brain-drainers, neurotoxins, poisons in schools, Developing brains, lead, fluoride, pesticides, lower IQs, children health, learning, mercury, PCBs, Dr. Grandjean )

Susan
- 154 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Brain poisons children are exposed to today could be harming society for generations to come. But of all the places these brain-drainers don't belong, our schools are full of them. Fluoride and pesticides are now added to the list of the usual suspects.
Tell McDonald's: No More Toxic Taters! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, toxins, pesticides, Pesticides in produce, potatoes, McDonald's )

Nancy
- 157 days ago - action.panna.org
RDO's pesticides are consistently drifting into rural communities. These rural Minnesotans have measured the fungicide chlorothalonil and other harmful pesticides drifting into their homes, farms, schools, and businesses.
Study: Exposure to Two Pesticides Linked to Endometriosis
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, study, science, pesticides, warning, endometriosis, safety, health, illness, risks, research )

Carrie
- 260 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Exposure to two banned pesticides may be associated with an increased risk of endometriosis, according to researchers from Washington state. Endometriosis, a disease in which uterine tissue grows in the ovaries or other parts of the body, often causes...
Mayor of Kauai Vetoes Bill to Limit Pesticide Testing
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, health, humans, animals, pesticides, DuPont-Pioneer, Syngenta, BASF, Dow AgroSciences, Kauai, testing, food, protection, research, science, safety )

Carrie
- 265 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The mayor of the Hawaiian island of Kauai has vetoed a bill that would have placed restrictions on pesticides used by biotech companies on the island for testing purposes.
Lab Tests on French Wines Find Pesticide Residue in Every Bottle
Health & Wellness  (tags: French wines, pesticides, health, safety, research, risks, study, warning, investigation, society )

Carrie
- 300 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Laboratory tests on 92 wines by a French consumer group found traces of pesticides, insecticides and/or fungicides in virtually every bottle. Even wines made from organic grapes had pesticide traces, although the levels were much lower.
Pesticide Linked to Bee Deaths to Get Tighter Regulation
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, bees, pesticides, Canada, protection, government, warning )

Michael
- 316 days ago - cbc.ca
The Canadian government is trying to quell growing worries about pesticide dust killing millions of bees by introducing changes for crop farmers, but some beekeepers call it a "Band-Aid" solution.
EWG's 2013 Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce(TM)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Environmental Working Group, pesticides, food, diet, health, safety, risks, humans, study, warning, news, nutrition )

Carrie
- 318 days ago - ewg.org
The health benefits of a diet rich in fruits and vegetables outweigh the risks of pesticide exposure. Use EWG's Shopper's Guide to Pesticides(TM) to reduce your exposures as much as possible, but eating conventionally-grown produce is far better than not...
ACT NOW| Protect Communities From Dangerous Drifting Pesticides|PLEASE SIGN & SHARE
Health & Wellness  (tags: risks, health, food, pesticides, disease, cancer )

EnaLOVESu
- 339 days ago - action.ufw.org
Fumigant pesticides, like chloropicrin are among the most toxic and difficult-to-control chemicals used in farming. Chloropicrin is prone to drift from the strawberry fields where it's applied to neighboring communities where kids live, learn and play.
 

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