Monday, April 27, 2009

Alternatives available for chemical pesticides...And More

Greenpeace Finds Pesticide Residues In Chinese Fruit And Veg ...
By editor
Greenpeace recently published a report on pesticide residues in vegetables and fruit in China, which shows five kinds of fruit and vegetables contained extremely poisonous pesticide and produce sold in supermarkets contain higher level ...
ChinaCSR.com - http://www.chinacsr.com/en/
Pesticide exposure increases risk of Parkinson's disease | Grow ...
By Colin
New research at UCLA confirms that exposure to pesticides increases the risk of Parkinson's disease.
Grow Organic Food - http://organicgarden.org.uk/
White House garden inspires locavores and overdressed gardeners
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - St. Louis,MO,USA
Instead of using handy and effective nitrogen fertilizers and pesticides, you're supposed to buy bags of cow poop and pick the bugs off by hand and, ...
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A common sense approach to gardening with nature
Torrington Register Citizen - Torrington,CT,USA
In a future column we'll be discussing the blatant disregard for the environment that is demonstrated by the use of pesticides, herbicide, fungicides, ...
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EDITORIAL: Cosmetic pesticide ban is a welcome move
BCLocalNews - Victoria,BC,Canada
It seems appropriate that in the same week that CropLife Canada met in Richmond to talk strategy to prevent BC from enacting a province-wide pesticide ban, ...
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Green scene: Help take the sting out of bee decline
Daily Mail - UK
But most obvious and likely of all is the widespread use of pesticides, along with industrial farming practices that gobble up hedgerows and destroy ...
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Criminalize Organic Farming? EXCUSE ME?! BILLS: HR 875 and S 425
Change.org - San Francisco,CA,USA
Do you realize farmers only feed pigs organic corn meal because the genetically engineered corn caused many birth defects in pigs. ...
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First organic farming survey set
Madison Daily Leader - Madison,SD,USA
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the federal government wants "to find out how the growth of organic farming is changing the face of US agriculture. ...
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Minnesota ranks No. 5 in organic acres harvested
WKBT - La Crosse,WI,USA
AP - April 25, 2009 9:04 AM ET The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service says Minnesota ranks fifth nationwide in the number of organic acres ...
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Flea Season
Examiner.com - USA
Many pet owners resort to strong pesticides applied to the pet in an attempt to control fleas. These pesticides are toxic to not only the fleas, ...
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Pesticide legislation critic got it wrong
Guelph Mercury - Guelph,Ontario,Canada
In his letter, Terry Daynard of Guelph argues that the new Ontario government pesticide legislation will promote an infestation of European buckthorn. ...
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City moves to ban pesticides
BCLocalNews - Victoria,BC,Canada
A day earlier, city council's public works committee unanimously endorsed the idea of a bylaw banning the use of cosmetic pesticides on residential and ...
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Alternatives available for chemical pesticides
Welland Tribune - Ontario, Canada
The province's Cosmetic Pesticides Ban Act came into effect on Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, making it illegal to use chemical pesticides for cosmetic ...
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Bid to ban cosmetic pesticides in city back on track
Nanaimo News Bulletin - BC, Canada
By Toby Gorman - Nanaimo News Bulletin The Canadian Cancer Society put a bug in the City of Nanaimo's ear on banning pesticides and council responded with ...
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Hospitals adding fresh, organic food to the menu
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
More hospitals in the US are offering organic produce and hormone- and antibiotic-free meats and dairy foods in response to a trend toward healthier eating ...
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My Past Articles

More enforcement needed for pesticide spray regulations
The Western Star (Corner Brook) - Final - 10-01-2002 - 413 words
Karen Griffin - Judie Squires says someone needs to patrol the companies that spray residential areas for pesticides because she's observed nine violations of the Environmental Protection Act in her Paradise neighborhood alone


Spray woes: Province falling down on monitoring pesticides
The Telegram (St. John's) - Final - 10-01-2002 - 253 words
Judie Squires - environment to become poisoned? A temporary ban on all residential pesticides has to be put into place, to protect us, our wildlife and our environment as a whole. Judie Squires Paradise


Government lax on cosmetic pesticide regulation: advocate
The Telegram (St. John's) - 08-28-2004 - 613 words
Stokes Sullivan, Deana - Despite increased awareness about adverse health effects from pesticides, Judie Squires, a member of the Pesticide Working Group of Newfoundland and Labrador, isn't optimistic the province will ban cosmetic use


Woman doesn't expect cosmetic pesticide ban any time soon
The Western Star (Corner Brook) - 08-30-2004 - 712 words
Stokes Sullivan, Deana - Despite increased awareness about adverse health effects from pesticides, Judie Squires, a member of the Pesticide Working Group of Newfoundland and Labrador, isn't optimistic that the province will ban the


Province lagging behind in pesticide control
The Telegram (St. John's) - 09-04-2005 - 496 words
Squires, Judie - it to do is to prohibit the cosmetic use of synthetic pesticides altogether in order to protect our citizens and the environment. Judie Squires writes from Portugal Cove-St. Philip's


The two sides to pesticide use
The Telegram (St. John's) - 07-16-2006 - 781 words
Judie Squires - health of your families. When Canada's most respected health authorities tell us pesticides threaten our health, we should all be listening. Judie Squires writes from Portugal Cove-St. Philip's


Inquiry implicates BTk
The Telegram (St. John's) - 06-24-2006 - 353 words
DEANA STOKES SULLIVAN - of trees. The live spores can be inhaled by humans and animals exposed to BT. Judie Squires, secretary of the Northeast Avalon Group of the Sierra Club, says despite claims that


Delayed pesticide laws 'disappointing'
The Telegram (St. John's) - 06-24-2006 - 833 words
DEANA STOKES SULLIVAN - at the end of this year. These products will only be sold to certified dealers. Judie Squires, secretary of the newly formed Northeast Avalon Group of the Sierra Club, isn't


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Time for provincial lawn pesticide regulation
The Telegram (St. John's) - 03-14-2009 - 419 words
pesticides. Please join me in lobbying our province for a pesticide ban Judie Squires Portugal Cove...

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