Monday, April 20, 2009

Pesticide ban is win-win-win...And More

Pesticide ban is win-win-win
The Barrie Examiner - Barrie,Ontario,Canada
Communities which have banned pesticides have seen substantial growth in their lawn care sector. In the five years following a pesticide prohibition in ...
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Triazine health tests 'flawed'
The Australian - Sydney,Australia
TASMANIA'S biosecurity chief has conceded that the state's monitoring of potentially harmful pesticides in waterways is flawed and may need to be replaced ...
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At Time of Conception, It's Man and Woman ... and 300 Manmade ...
Daily Green - USA
Study highlights another reason to choose organic food: Farm pesticides are linked to birth defects. By Dan Shapley Here's a surprise. ...
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Living down to Earth
London Free Press - Canada
Pesticide use hurts more than worms and bugs One apple, grown with pesticides, contains more than 30 chemicals which we then ingest. ...
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Avoid Tainted Foods by Buying Organic Produce
Examiner.com - USA
As a health coach, I always tell my clients to buy organic produce. Organic produce is higher in antioxidants and phytochemicals. When you don't spray food ...
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Hey, meat-eaters! Why aren't you buying organic grassfed beef?
Examiner.com - USA
I suspect there are those, like me, who believed eating organic meant eating meatless, or vegetarian. Happily for me, a meat-lover, organic foodies can ...
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Tend to taste buds with 'green' garden
Florida Times-Union - Jacksonville,FL,USA
Most likely the dirt in your yard is too sandy or covered in pesticides, so it's best to buy high-quality soil at a hardware store. ...
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225 chemical poisoning cases in Jeddah last year
Arab News - Jeddah,Saudi Arabia
This has been one of several reported fatalities in the Kingdom attributed to the use of this and other pesticides in residential buildings. ...
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Parkinson's partially linked to pesticides
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
UCLA researchers have provided strong new evidence linking at least some cases of Parkinson's disease to exposure to pesticides. Researchers have suspected ...
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Mid-Columbia farmers go organic to meet growing demand
TheNewsTribune.com - Tacoma,WA,USA
Crunching on an organic apple may be a choice associated with the state's west side and its reputation for tree-hugging environmentalists. ...
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Organic solutions can create stronger, healthier lawns
Tampa Tribune - Tampa,FL,USA
But organic products often provide the best long-term answers. QUESTION: "I have a newly sodded yard (Fall 2008). What do I need to put on my yard to get it ...
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Organic farming is essential for our health
The Free Lance-Star - Fredericksburg,VA,USA
... crisis we are facing, but will only add to an already dire and deadly situation. Please keep the small organic farmer in business for all of our health.
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Organic food business is booming
Examiner.com - USA
Organic farming has often been portrayed by the non-organic agribusiness corporations as unnecessary and too costly. But the US Department of Agriculture ...
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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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