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Pesticides


Mexico Wants to Import Non-GMO Corn and US Farmers Say They Can Deliver It

Mexico's GMO corn ban presents an opportunity for U.S. farmers to supply non-GMO corn south of the border.

Ken Roseboro ·


Biden EPA Admits Faulty Glyphosate Review Under Trump But Still Won't Take It Off US Market

"Time to face the music, not run and hide," said one critic of the agency's latest legal maneuver.

Kenny Stancil ·


Rejecting Bayer Appeal, Top EU Court Upholds Ban on Bee-Killing Pesticides

"The Court of Justice has reaffirmed that protecting nature and people's health takes precedence over the narrow economic interests of powerful multinationals," said Greenpeace.

Kenny Stancil ·


New Soil Study Shows Pesticides 'Destroying the Very Foundations of Web of Life'

"These troubling findings add to the urgency of reining in pesticide use to save biodiversity."

Jessica Corbett ·


Support for Essential Labor Has Largely Excluded Migrant Women Farmworkers

How the migrant women farmworkers who put food on our tables are organizing for a better life after the pandemic. 

Rebekah Entralgo ·


'Huge Victory': Federal Appeals Court Orders EPA to Ban All Food Uses of Toxic Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

"EPA's time is now up," said the environmental law firm Earthjustice, which sued the agency on behalf of labor and public health groups.

Julia Conley ·


80 Groups Blast US Interference in Mexico's Phaseout of Glyphosate and GM Corn

"We call on Secretary Vilsack and Trade Representative Tai, as key leaders in the new administration, to respect Mexico's decision to protect both public health and the integrity of Mexican farming."

Jessica Corbett ·


Big Agriculture Is the Problem

You reap what you sow.

Natalie Bennett ·


New Study Finds Undisclosed Ingredients in Roundup Lethal to Bumblebees

Researchers found that one of the herbicide formulations killed 96% of the bees within 24 hours.

Jenna McGuire ·


To Bust Monopoly Power, Start With the Companies Controlling Our Food

Busting the monopoly power of abusive and arrogant food giants is broadly popular—even in Congress.

Jim Hightower ·

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