Wednesday, June 24, 2009

You've Been Told a Lie...And More

Pesticide Susceptibility In Children Lasts Longer Than ExpectedScience Daily (press release) - USAScienceDaily (June 22, 2009) — Although it is known that infants are more susceptible than adults to the toxic effects of pesticides, this increased ...See all stories on this topic

Toxic pesticides found on most kitchen floorsExaminer.com - USAAlmost 75% of homes tested were found to harbor the cancer-causing organophosphate pesticide, chlordane, and 40% of homes tested positive for fipronil ...See all stories on this topic

You've Been Told a LieDaily Kos - Berkeley,CA,USAWe need pesticides/fertilizer/biotech to feed the world. If we tried to feed the world with organic, because it yields less than conventional ag, ...See all stories on this topic

Children susceptible to pesticides longer than expected, study findsUC Berkeley - Berkeley,CA,USAAmong newborns, levels of paraoxonase 1 (PON1), an enzyme critical to the detoxification of organophosphate pesticides, average one-third or less than those ...See all stories on this topic

Federal regulators propose pesticide pollution cleanup on ocean floor89.3 KPCC - CA,USAThe Environmental Protection Agency wants public comment about its plan to clean up pesticide off the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Seventy years ago, a company ...See all stories on this topic

US and Canada sign organic equivalency agreementExaminer.com - USAThe United States and Canada signed the world's first organic equivalency agreement in Chicago on June 17. The Massachusetts-based Organic Trade Association ...See all stories on this topic Best Blogger Tips
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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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