Posts Tagged ‘pesticide’

Bee Deaths Continue Around the World as Pesticide Use and Toxicity Increases

August 26th, 2019 By Nikki Harper Contributing Writer for Wake Up World It has been more than twenty years since the first alarming reports of declining bee numbers began to surface, and thirteen years since the first incidents of colony collapse disorder were reported [1]. Statistics show that honeybee populations in the United States, for […]

Half a Billion Bees Drop Dead in Brazil Amid Jump in Pesticide Use

Bee apocalypse has unfolded in four of Brazil’s southern states in 1Q19. More than half a billion bees died earlier this year, in a short period, experts are suggesting that pesticides are likely to be blamed, reported Bloomberg. . . . . Around half a billion bees dropped dead in 4 of Brazil’s southern states […]

Lawsuit Challenges Trump EPA’s 200 Million-acre Expansion of Bee-killing Pesticide

The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Food Safety sued the Trump administration today over its July decision to approve use of the bee-killing pesticide sulfoxaflor across more than 200 million acres of crops. The approval was granted despite the fact that the Environmental Protection Agency’s own scientists concluded that sulfoxaflor is “very highly […]

Half A Billion Bees Drop Dead In Brazil Amid Jump In Pesticide Use 

Bee apocalypse has unfolded in four of Brazil’s southern states in 1Q19. More than half a billion bees died earlier this year, in a short period, experts are suggesting that pesticides are likely to be blamed, reported Bloomberg. Most of the dead bees had traces of Fipronil, an insecticide classified by the […]

Playing Role of Pesticide ‘Cheerleader,’ EPA Rebukes California with Ban on Warning Labels for Roundup

President Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency was accused of being a pesticide “cheerleader” last week after the agency said it would not approval labels that say that glyphosate—the active ingredient in Roundup and other weedkillers—is known to cause cancer. In a statement released Thursday announcing the move, the EPA dug in on its assertion that […]

‘Alarming’ Explosion of Toxic Pesticide Use Causing Insect Apocalypse in United States: Study

Jake Johnson, Common Dreams Waking Times The rapid and dangerous decline of the insect population in the United States—often called an “insect apocalypse” by scientists—has largely been driven by an increase in the toxicity of U.S. agriculture caused by the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal PLOS One. The study found that American […]

Chlorpyrifos: Playing Pesticide Politics with Children’s Health

The Facts: A recent study conducted by researchers in California and France found that meat protein is associated with a very sharp increased risk of heart disease, while protein from nuts and seeds is actually beneficial for the human heart. Reflect On: There are multiple studies linking consumption of animal products to several diseases, and […]

U.S Environmentalists Lose Bid to Restore EPA Ban on Chlorpyrifos Pesticide

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it will not ban the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to health issues in children, from use on U.S.-grown fruits and vegetables. The agency denied the petition by a dozen environmental groups, led by Earthjustice, to ban the pesticide. They said studies […]

Brain-Damaging Pesticide for Use on Foods Kids Eat. It’s Legal

youtube twitter facebook rss Source Article from https://www.globalresearch.ca/epas-wheeler-keeps-brain-damaging-pesticide-legal-use-foods-kids-eat/5684093 Related Posts Bee Deaths Continue Around the World as Pesticide Use and Toxicity Increases August 26th, 2019 By Nikki Harper Contributing Writer for Wake Up World It has been Half a Billion Bees Drop Dead in Brazil Amid Jump in Pesticide Use Bee apocalypse has unfolded in […]

60% of Kale Samples Contaminated With Cancer Causing Pesticide – Organic Is Key!

The Facts: This article was written by Sayer Ji, founder of Greenmedinfo.com where it was originally published. Posted here with permission. Reflect On: There are over 2,700 studies on the GreenMedInfo database demonstrating the power of turmeric to heal, but healing substance still has not received FDA approval to “prevent, treat, or cure” disease despite […]

Trump EPA OKs ‘Emergency’ Use of Bee-killing Pesticide On 13.9 Million Acres For The Next 4-6 Years

The Facts: The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced “emergency” approvals to spray sulfoxaflor — an insecticide considered “very highly toxic” to bees — on nearly 14 million acres of crops known to attract bees. Reflect On: Why do corrupt federal regulatory agencies have the power to do what they please, regardless of how many people […]

Trump’s EPA Greenlights ‘Emergency’ Bee-killing Pesticide Over 13.9 Million Acres

Q: Where are the campaigners from Extinction Rebellion, where are the Climatists? A: When it comes to actual, tangible threats to the environment, they are hard to locate. Here, we see no activists gluing themselves to chemical trucks, and no street theater activists dressed in bumble bee costumes posting their exploits on Instagram. Nothing… The […]

Researchers are working with high school students in California to reduce pesticide exposure in children

(Natural News) The city of Salinas, which sits just outside the Greater Bay Area in California, is known for a lot of things: It’s the hometown of renowned author and Nobel laureate John Steinbeck; it has a climate perfect for growing flowers and grapes; and it’s often known as the “Salad Bowl […]

Switching to an organic diet causes your pesticide levels to drop surprisingly quickly

(Natural News) Why did you make the switch to organic? If you’re like many people, one of your biggest motivators was likely avoiding toxic pesticides. Of course, you can’t actually see the pesticides on the fruits and vegetables you consume, so you might wonder sometimes if this often-expensive choice is actually paying […]

Latest FDA Pesticide Monitoring Report reveals that nearly 50% of food samples contain pesticide "residues"

(Natural News) The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Annual Pesticide Report for 2016 found pesticide “residues” in nearly 50 percent of the samples that the agency targeted across the United States and abroad. Six percent of the samples “violated” tolerable pesticide residue amounts. The FDA tests for over 700 different pesticides and […]

Pesticide chemicals found in 70% of fresh produce sold in U.S. grocery stores… are you eating poison?

(Natural News) A shocking new report from the Environmental Working Group confirms that an overwhelming majority of conventionally grown produce is covered in pesticides. About 70 percent of U.S. produce contains pesticides — even after it has been washed. This is highly disturbing news for the millions of Americans who buy fresh […]

The Agricultural Pesticide Damaging Kids’ Brains

By Catherine J. Frompovich Scientifically, it’s been documented children continually are exhibiting lower IQs, aka the Flynn effect, decade after decade. Jun 14, 2018 – IQ scores have been steadily falling for the past few decades for those born after 1975. [Paraphrased from 1] Fluoride exposure in drinking water has been blamed, as have neurotoxic chemicals in […]

Pomegranate peel extract found to be a safe and natural pesticide

(Natural News) Tomatoes are among the most popular crops in the world, but they are also a magnet for pests and plant diseases. A study published in the journal Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection evaluates the potential uses of pomegranate peel extracts for controlling Meloidogyne javanica, a tomato pest, offering farmers […]

Switch to an organic diet and reduce your pesticide intake by as much as 90%

(Natural News) If you’re still on the fence on whether you should be eating organic food, researchers from Australia have you covered: In a study, they found that switching to an organic diet can reduce the body’s pesticide levels by as much as 90 percent. The study, led by RMIT University in […]

Undeniable truth: Pesticide residues on non-organic produce much higher than previously thought

(Natural News) If you’re still not making a conscious effort to seek out organic produce, you’ll probably reconsider after you hear the results of some recent fruit sample testing. The presence of pesticides on conventionally grown produce is expected, but the extent of the contamination the tests revealed is shocking. According to […]

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