Friday, June 19, 2009

Testicular cancer is increasing by 49% due to pesticides...And More

New Database Links Pesticides on Food with Toxicology Science
Common Dreams (press release) - Portland,ME,USA
SAN FRANCISCO - June 17 - Ever wonder about pesticides on your food? Or in your drinking water? In particular, which of those pesticides are most hazardous? ...
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A promised follow-up on the peanuts and pesticides link
Glens Falls Post-Star - Glens Falls,NY,USA
Back in the beginning of May I shared some information I had come across that claimed peanuts are one of the most pesticide laden crops and should be ...
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Pesticides Linked to Blood Disorder
Atlanta Journal Constitution - GA, USA
THURSDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- People who apply pesticides have double the normal risk of developing a precancerous blood disorder, ...
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High Pesticide Levels Found in Central Florida Lakes
Environment News Service - USA
RESTON, Virginia, June 17, 2009 (ENS) - Pesticide-related compounds and elevated levels of nitrate have been found in lakes in central Florida's Lake Wales ...
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Measures to minimize pesticide accumulation pressed
BusinessWorld Online - Quezon City,Philippines
DAVAO CITY — The Environmental Management Bureau has asked banana growers in the Davao Region to strengthen measures against pesticide accumulation in their ...
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Obama May Sign Pesticide Industry Protection Act
Bay Area Indymedia - San Francisco,CA,USA
But, if that nicotine attracts users to untold number of industrial tobacco pesticide residues, radiation from certain fertilizers, and any of about 1400 ...
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73% of US Families Buy Organic
Food Product Design - Northbrook,IL,USA
Even during a tough economy, 73 percent of US families are purchasing organic products mainly for health reasons, according to findings from the "2009 US ...
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Madison schools 'pesticide' spraying questioned
Isthmus Daily Page - Madison,WI,USA
One of the pesticide warning signs at O'Keeffe Elementary and Marquette Middle School on Madison's near-east side. Bert Zipperman, the former Madison ...
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Many floors in US homes have 'measurable' levels of pesticides
PhysOrg.com - Evergreen,VA,USA
Additionally, occupants were surveyed regarding pesticide use and housing factors. The most frequently detected pesticides, after permethrin (89 percent), ...
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Parents express concern about pesticides in grass
Warren Tribune Chronicle - Warren,Ohio,USA
By RAYMOND L. SMITH Tribune Chronicle WARREN - Two mothers of Lincoln K-8 students, who are leading an effort to stop the use of chemicals to treat lawns on ...
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Pesticides suspected in fish kill Toxic waters Dozens of fish ...
Estes Park Trail-Gazette - Estes Park,CO,USA
She said she was suddenly confronted by a horrendous blast, not a spray, of what she suspects was a pesticide used against pine beetles, as it covered a ...
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Cancer experts urge prevention; ask for public listing of carcinogens
Green Right Now - Los Angeles,CA,USA
Testicular cancer is increasing by 49% due to pesticides; hormonal ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products; and estrogen residues in meat. ...
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Bay of Fundy lobster fishermen concerned about sea lice pesticide
CBC.ca - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Bay of Fundy lobster fishermen are concerned that a pesticide designed to rid the waters of sea lice on farmed salmon could hurt their own catches. ...
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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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