Pesticides

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The Food and Drug Administration is carrying out little testing for pesticide residues on fruit and vegetables, a new report by a federal watchdog reveals. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) report (pdf) found that in 2012, the FDA tested less than one-tenth of 1 percent of imported shipments. FDA does not test for some commonly used...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A class of widely used pesticides called neonicotinoids poses a bigger...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Beekeepers in the Canadian province of Ontario have launched a class action...

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