Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Common household pesticides linked to childhood cancer...And More

Farmers Going Green
MyWabashValley
It used to take dozens of pesticide applications to kill the bugs. Turns out all that pesticide also hurt the crops. And then there was the secondary impact ...
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Washington Pesticide Misuse Fines Total $4250
Western Farmer-Stockman
The Washington State Department of Agriculture issued pesticide misuse fines totaling $4250 and imposed license suspensions during the second quarter of ...
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2496 internationally banned pesticide cardboard seizure
Yemen News Agency
TAIZ, July 28 (Saba) - As many as 2496 cardboard boxes containing internationally prohibited pesticides have been seized in Taiz. ...
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2 New Studies Question Safety of Phthalates
Daily Green
In addition to DEHP, the researchers tested a prostate cancer drug, finasteride, and two fungicides -- vinclozolin (found as a pesticide residue in highest ...
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Common household pesticides linked to childhood cancer cases in ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Washington, DC – A new study by researchers at the Georgetown's Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center finds a higher level of common household pesticides in ...
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Organic food makes for a healthy diet
Times of India
The pros and cons : Organic foods do not contain dangerous pesticides. Although studies show that the minimal amounts of residues of chemical pesticides ...
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Furadan: Pesticide Pestilence
Thaindian.com
Pesticides, man's wonder cure for crop-killing pesky complications, has now transmogrified into a bizarre natural killer of alarming proportions. ...
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Two Frogs, Two Pesticides and their Toxicity
EP Magazine
Two pesticides used in highly populated agricultural areas of California appear to be killing frogs that live and breed in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, ...
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Nova Scotia lagging on reducing pesticides
TheChronicleHerald.ca
By CHRIS BENJAMIN On the issue of cosmetic (lawn and garden) pesticides, Nova Scotia has officially gone from leader to last. Ontario and Quebec have banned ...
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St. John's Daily Spray Advisory

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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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