Pesticides

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Over 100 scientists and researchers have urged a federal task force to take immediate action on bee-harming pesticides. In a letter (pdf) dated Monday and sent to U.S. Department of Agriculture head Tom Vilsack and Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy, the scientists write that documented bee declines "are not sustainable," and...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The Food and Drug Administration is carrying out little testing for pesticide...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A class of widely used pesticides called neonicotinoids poses a bigger...

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