New Mexico pecan growers request pesticide exception
- July 26, 2016
The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that New Mexico pecan growers believe their harvests are threatened by insect infestations and are...
Center for Food Safety suit addresses monarch butterfly population
- April 13, 2016
A new lawsuit claims that crops genetically engineered to withstand glyphosate herbicides is responsible for the decline of monarch butterflies. As...
Maryland bill would ban products laced with neonicotinoids
- March 29, 2016
The Baltimore Sun reports the Maryland senate passed a bill earlier this month that would ban stores from selling products laced...
EPA issues notice of intent to cancel Flubendiamide products
- March 16, 2016
Pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), the EPA recently announced its intent to cancel the registration of...
Oregon groups seek to ban post-logging aerial herbicide spraying and strengthen forest laws
- March 10, 2016
The Register-Guard reports that organizers in Oregon hope to put a measure on the November ballot banning aerial spraying of herbicides...
Monsanto sues to keep glyphosate off list of carcinogens
- January 26, 2016
- Cade Collister
Posted January 26, 2016 Monsanto filed a lawsuit against California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment seeking to keep a main...
U.S. Regulators May Recommend Glyphosate Testing, Review Soon Available
- April 22, 2015
–> Posted April 22, 2014 U.S. regulators may start testing food products for residues of the world’s most widely used herbicide...
Office of Pesticide Programs Announcing December Meetings
- November 24, 2014
Posted November 24, 2014 Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) is announcing a public meeting of the...
Wheat Growers Request Support for Pesticide Permitting Bill
- June 16, 2014
Posted June 16, 2014 The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) is requesting support from Members of Congress for H.R....
Tolerance Amended for Spirodiclofen Residue
- June 12, 2014
Posted June 12, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) amended a tolerance for residues of spirodiclofen in or on citrus...
Agreement Reached to Protect Endangered Salmon from Pesticides
- June 6, 2014
Posted June 6, 2014 An alliance of advocates for alternatives to pesticides, conservation organizations, and fishing groups have reached an...
APHIS Affirms Addition of Methyl Bromide Treatment
- June 5, 2014
Posted June 5, 2014 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Plant Protection and Quarantine...
EPA Extends Comment Period for Pesticide Exposure Rule
- May 19, 2014
Posted May 19, 2014 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has extended the comment period for an additional 60 days...
Lawsuit over EPA’s Regulation of Bee Pesticide Proceeds
- April 24, 2014
Posted April 24, 2014 A lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its regulation of “neonicotinoid” pesticides will...
EPA Orders Company to Halt Sale of Food Containers Containing Pesticide
- April 4, 2014
Posted April 4, 2014 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently ordered the Pathway Investment Corp. of Englewood, New Jersey...
EPA Releases Proposed Rule for Workers Exposed to Pesticides
- March 21, 2014
Posted March 21, 2014 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a proposed rule to update and revise the...