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Farmworkers’ group, nine states urge federal court to ban widely used insecticide chlorpyrifos

Farmworker advocates squared off with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency before a remote Ninth Circuit panel [July 28], arguing the ...
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As more states try to ban chlorpyrifos insecticides, small chemical firms boost production to meet farmer demand

Smaller players in the pesticide industry are angling to take advantage of a new and perhaps finite window to sell ...
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EU votes to ban insecticide chlorpyrifos, citing brain damage risk to children

A majority of EU countries voted to ban chlorpyrifos, an insecticide deemed unsafe for human health by the EU’s food ...
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Pesticide makers want EU chlorpyrifos insecticide ban halted for lack of ‘sound evidence’

Agri-chemical manufacturers are putting pressure on the EU to prevent a ban of two disputed pesticides that damage the brain ...
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Thailand bans glyphosate weed killer as Roundup-cancer legal debate rages in US, Europe

Thailand’s government agreed [October 22] to ban the use of three farming chemicals widely regarded as dangerous to human health ...
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California chlorpyrifos insecticide ban will harm alfalfa growers, UC Davis researchers warn

Integrated pest management of alfalfa in California will be “profoundly” impacted by the loss of the pesticide chlorpyrifos next year, ...
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Proposed New York chlorpyrifos insecticide ban pits farmers against environmental groups

With California .... agreeing to ban its sale, environmentalists in New York are renewing their call for Gov. Andrew Cuomo ...
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Pesticide makers drop challenge to California’s proposed chlorpyrifos insecticide ban

Pesticide manufactures on [September 9] agreed to drop challenges to a proposed California ban on sales of a product linked ...
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Podcast: Do it for the kids? Federal children’s health research grants fund anti-pesticide, organic food activism

How would taxpayers feel about funding organic food activism masquerading as children's health research? ...
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EU urges member states to ban insecticide chlorpyrifos, citing potential threat to children’s health

The European Commission will put forward a proposal to EU countries not to renew the license for the pesticide chlorpyrifos ...
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California advances ban on insecticide chlorpyrifos, claims ‘politics’ prevent EPA from acting

California regulators on [August 14] took formal legal steps to ban a widely used pesticide that had been rescued from ...
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‘No safe exposure level’ for controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos, renewal unlikely, European officials conclude

The pesticide chlorpyrifos does not meet the criteria required by legislation for the renewal of its approval in the European ...
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Organic industry-funded study finds trace levels of antibiotics, pesticides in conventional milk

Results from a recent study examining what’s in organic versus conventional milk show that the majority of samples of conventional, non-organic ...
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Federal court orders EPA to ban widely-used pesticide chlorpyrifos

A federal appeals court ruled [August 9th] that the Trump administration endangered public health by keeping a widely used pesticide ...
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Was the EPA right not to ban the crop pesticide chlorpyrifos?

The EPA decision allowing farmers to continue using the popular pesticide chlorpyrifos has drawn both praise and scorn, each side ...