Thursday, June 18, 2009

Pesticides linger in homes, whether we use them or not...And More

Pesticides linger in homes, whether we use them or not.
Environmental Health News - Charlottesville,VA,USA
A new study shows that pesticides, some already banned for decades from the US market, continue to persist in homes. Ongoing exposures to these pesticides ...
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Cosmetic pesticide legislation expected this week
Daily Gleaner - Fredericton,New Brunswick,Canada
By LAVERNE STEWART The future of cosmetic pesticides in this province is expected to be announced this week. Lawn maintenance: John Evans, owner of Pro-Care ...
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Obama May Sign Pesticide Industry Protection Act
Bay Area Indymedia - San Francisco,CA,USA
It concerns matters relating to pesticides, chlorine and dioxins, non-organic agriculture, the “war on organics”, pharmaceuticals, public health, ...
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Producer Eric Schlosser joins Pesticide Watch for screening of ...
The Salinas Californian - Salinas,CA,USA
On Friday, June 19, Pesticide Watch welcomes investigative journalist, author and co-producer of the documentary Food, Inc., Eric Schlosser, ...
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Pesticides Increase Risk of Blood Disorder
MedIndia - Chennai,India
Exposure to certain pesticides doubles the risk of developing an abnormal blood condition called MGUS (monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance) ...
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Ginkgo biloba is environmentally friendly pesticide
SamayLive - Noida,Uttar Pradesh,India
... natural pest control thanks to an extract from the ginkgo biloba tree that has revealed its potential to act as an environmentally friendly pesticide. ...
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ORGANIC TRADE ASSOCIATION; Organic Trade Association OTA Appeals Ohio
Packaging Digest - Oak Brook,IL,USA
The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is appealing a Federal District Court ruling upholding Ohio's regulation that takes away consumers' rights to receive ...
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Queen Elizabeth grows organic "yard bed"
Mother Nature Network - Atlanta,GA,USA
According to a video on Good Morning America, the garden is organic. The video below, however, has Claire Midgley, deputy gardens manager for the palace, ...
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Even If You Don't Use Pesticides, Your Home May Harbor Them
Daily Green - USA
Study: Pesticides used to kill ants, cockroaches, fleas, ticks lice and other lawn, garden and home pests can still be found in US kitchens decades after ...
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Mom's pesticide exposure at work increases her child's leukemia risk.
Environmental Health News - Charlottesville,VA,USA
A systematic review and meta-analysis of childhood leukemia and parental occupational pesticide exposure. Environmental Health Perspectives ...
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Europeans target better pesticide protection
EUROPA - Brussels,Belgium
With the annual spread of some 80 000 tonnes of pesticides, farmers are bound to get hit. However, the context for pesticide spraying has changed ...
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Pesticide residue on popular produce
WWLP 22News - Springfield,USA
(WWLP) - Many of your favorite fruits and vegetables have pesticides on them, even after they're washed or peeled. The Environmental Working Group, ...
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US, Canada agree to organic food trade standard
Reuters - USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Canada have agreed to accept each other's standards for organic food, expanding opportunities for organic food ...
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LOCAL:
Mount Pearl Pushing for Pesticide Ban
VOCM - St. John’s,NL,Canada
The City of Mount Pearl is looking at pushing the province to ban the use of pesticides. Mayor Randy Simms says most municipalities would like to see a ban, ...
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PESTICIDE PROPAGANDA:
Industry is critical of Michelle Obama's organic garden
Politico - Washington,DC,USA
To be sure that Obama got the message that she should be using synthetic pesticides in the garden, the association began an online letter-writing campaign. ...
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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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