Friday, April 24, 2009

Cosmetic pesticide ban worth it for our children...And More

Leno Bill Requiring Disclosure of Pesticide Ingredients Approved ...
California Chronicle - Los Angeles,CA,USA
Senate Bill 759, authored by Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco), requires the disclosure of inert or inactive ingredients in pesticides before they are ...
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Activists, farmers debate bills targeting pesticide spraying
Bangor Daily News - Bangor,ME,USA
But other representatives from Maine's agriculture community warned that those proposals on aerial application of pesticides and mandatory notification ...
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Investigator for Dole details alleged claim fraud
The Associated Press
... at a hearing before a Los Angeles judge presiding over lawsuits claiming Nicaraguan banana workers were made sterile by a pesticide in the 1970s. ...
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Lawmakers Considering Tougher Regulations For Spraying Pesticides
MPBN News - Portland,ME,USA
A legislative panel is weighing a number of proposals aimed at changing requirements on pesticide application. Some would impose new restrictions on aerial ...
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Flea and Tick Collars Leave Toxic Pesticide Residue
Daily Green - USA
"Children are particularly at risk from these pesticides because their neurological and metabolic systems are still developing. They are also more likely ...
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Flour with pesticide caused death of three children
Times of India - India
Investigations have revealed that bajra rotlas served to the affected children were made of flour that contained crushed pesticide tablets. ...
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Stemilt has all-organic peaches, nectarines
Seattle Times - United States
After a three-year wait, one of the Pacific Northwest's largest fruit growers has had 100 percent of its peach and nectarine crops certified as organic. ...
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Investigation continues in alleged pesticide misuse in Immokalee
The News-Press - Fort Myers,FL,USA
By JANINE ZEITLIN jzeitlin@news-press.com • April 23, 2009 State inspectors returned today to an Immokalee farm where pesticide misuse was alleged to find ...
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Link administered between pesticide exposure and development of ...
HealthJockey.com - Mumbai,Maharashtra,India
Certain pesticides have to be used for shielding and protecting crops like dry beans, tomatoes, etc. from weeds and bugs. Now you may be wondering that, ...
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Michelle's green garden upsets pesticide makers
First Post - Cheltenham,England,UK
While not explicitly mentioning pesticides or fertilisers, and tip-toeing round the concept of organic gardening, the letter states: "Technology in ...
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Biologists say three pesticides harm salmon
The Wenatchee World Online - Wenatchee,WA,USA
SEATTLE (AP) — Three pesticides used on agricultural crops jeopardize the survival of many Pacific salmon and steelhead listed as threatened or endangered ...
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Cosmetic pesticide ban worth it for our children
Chatham Daily News - Chatham,Ontario,Canada
The province banned a host of cosmetic pesticides yesterday, fittingly Earth Day. It will make it extremely difficult for people to have that perfect lawn, ...
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Soil Association condemns decision not to ban pesticides that kill ...
Smallholder - Somerset,UK
Bees are acutely susceptible to pesticides for a number of reasons. Honey bees have less detoxifying capacity in their bodies compared to some other insects ...
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Researcher Studies Effects of Pesticides on Amphibians' Sexual ...
KCPW - Salt Lake City,UT,USA
To preview tonight's event, kcpw's Jeff Robinson caught up with Dr. Hayes, who describes how pesticides drastically affect the sexual development of both ...
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The growing interest in going organic is changing the way we look ...
Boston Globe - United States
These days, thanks to the growing demand and interest in all things organic, homeowners are rethinking their lawns. Natural and eco-sensitive lawn care is, ...
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Live Life Organics Celebrates Earth Day
PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA
In celebration of Earth Day, Live Life Organics has created a new line of eco-friendly onesies for babies. As with their eco-fashion for women, ...
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Organic food is still on the dinner table despite the ailing economy
Journal Inquirer - Manchester,CT,USA
You can also go green by going organic. Organic food has taken off in popularity with grocery stores such as Whole Foods Market and Trader Joe's, ...
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NEW Pesticide applicators fined by US Department of Agriculture
Yakima Herald-Republic - Yakima,WA,USA
The state Department of Agriculture has fined pesticide applicators from Yakima and Mattawa for failing to wear protective equipment and improper fumigation ...
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Pesticides increase Parkinson's risk six times
What Doctors Don't Tell You - London,UK
People living near a farm that uses pesticides are up to six times more likely to suffer from Parkinson's disease in later life. ...
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The Dail Outrage: Criminal act: Pesticide maker admits to covering ...
The San Francisco Examiner - San Francisco,California,USA
WHAT: The pesticide maker, which is the subject of a congressional investigation, acknowledged it withheld information on a chemical explosion that killed ...
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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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