Friday, April 3, 2009

Pesticides Harming Your Newborn...And More

Grass wars: Ontario about to unveil strict pesticide ban
Sarnia Observer - Ontario, Canada
“The idea of getting rid of chemical pesticides is good. No one is arguing that. But there hasn’t been enough time to educate the public or get alternatives ...
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Health Matters: Pesticides Harming Your Newborn
WCTV - Tallahassee,FL,USA
Indiana University researchers say pesticides may increase the risk of birth defects for newborns conceived in spring and summer months. ...
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Ag commish says pesticides found in river samples
Dickinson Press - Dickinson,ND,USA
AP - Thursday, April 02, 2009 Agriculture Commissioner Roger Johnson says pesticides have been found in surface water samples taken from three North Dakota ...
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Cumberland man blows whistle on city's pesticides
Examiner.com - USA
... Department of Agriculture has warned the city of Cumberland about its use of unregistered pesticides after a citizen blew the whistle on violations. ...
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Resident wants apology after identifying pesticides
Cumberland Times-News - Cumberland,MD,USA
CUMBERLAND — A Broadway Street resident is asking for a letter of apology from the city after he identified the city’s use of an unregistered pesticide in ...
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Risk of birth defects linked to month of conception
Globe and Mail - Canada
A possible reason: The levels of pesticides and other agrichemicals in surface water happen to peak at the same time. The US study, published in this ...
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Pesticide suspected of being injected into gyoza dumplings at ...
Mainichi Daily News - Japan
SHIJIAZHUANG, China -- Pesticide was apparently injected into a cardboard box containing gyoza dumplings stored at a freezer here, which were later found ...
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For sale, or not for sale?
Peterborough Examiner - Peterborough,Ontario,Canada
In about three weeks, those who sell pesticides in Ontario will be facing big changes. With the introduction of the Cosmetic Pesticide Ban Act on April 22, ...
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McDonald’s Fries to Go Pesticide-Free? : Eco Child’s Play
By Cate Nelson
McDonald’s, the States’ largest purchaser of potatoes, is taking preliminary steps to go pesticide-free, Reuters reports. Investor groups had been pushing for the move, and now McDonald’s looks like it’s bending. ...
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10 Great Resources for Organic and Heirloom Garden Seeds ...
By Derek Markham
It's time to get some seeds in the ground for this year's garden, and if you want to ensure the very best quality organic produce, you need to start with.
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Obama Organics: The Garden of Health | Simple Food ~ Sane Life
By karyn
Our beautiful First Lady, Michelle Obama, has created a shift in the entire energy of the world by simply planting seeds and sowing a garden! Dear Michelle.
Simple Food ~ Sane Life - http://www.simplefoodsanelife.com/

Ag commish says pesticides found in river samples
AG Week - Grand Forks,ND,USA
BISMARCK (AP) — Agriculture Commissioner Roger Johnson says pesticides have been found in surface water samples taken from three North Dakota rivers. ...
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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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