Posts Tagged ‘pesticide’

Deadly pesticide still legal in US can harm bee populations for generations, study finds

A new study shows just how dangerous pesticides can be for bees. The research, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America this month, found that bee populations can take a hit for generations if a bee is exposed just once to a common pesticide during its […]

Dead Bees, Sick Residents From Pesticide Pollution In Nebraska

Above Photo: NDEE. The AltEn plant in the village of Mead has made ethanol from corn coated with pesticides for years. The results have been a disaster for residents and nearby farms. “I have been coughing since 2018. It does not go away,” says Jody Weible over the phone from her home in Mead, Nebraska. […]

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

Image Credit: Deposit Photos This article was produced by Earth | Food | Life, a project of the Independent Media Institute. A federal appeals court has ruled that unless the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can prove that the pesticide chlorpyrifos is safe, it must be banned. The chemical, which has been widely used on agricultural […]

Study Links Pesticide Exposure To Childhood Central Nervous System Tumors

By Olivia Rosane, EcoWatch A new study adds to the evidence that pesticides harm children’s health. The study, published in Environmental Research last week, found that children were more likely to develop central nervous system (CNS) tumors if their mothers had lived within 2.5 miles of land where pesticides were being sprayed when they were […]

Study: Organic Diet “Significantly Reduces” Urinary Pesticide Levels In Children & Adults

The Facts: Data from the CDC’s Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS) shows, as of today, 929 deaths, 316 permanent disabilities and more than 15,000 adverse reactions reported after of the COVID-19 vaccine. Reflect On: Should private institutions/companies have the right to mandate this vaccine for people and employees? When it comes to vaccines, should […]

Muslim in Uganda Forces Christian Wife to Drink Pesticide

(Morning Star News) – A 38-year-old mother of three in eastern Uganda had secretly put her faith in Christ for three months before her Muslim husband found two Bibles in her suitcase. On that day, Nov. 21, in Bugiri District’s Matovu village, Zubeda Nabirye’s husband asked her why she had the two Bibles, one in […]

Shopper Warning As Approval Given For Pesticide Corn

December 14, 2020 Press Release – GE Free NZ Shoppers must start taking extra care when selecting the type of food they are eating, especially now that GE Corn with multi-pesticide resistance has been given approval by food safety regulators. The Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) Ministerial … Shoppers must start taking extra care […]

Investigation: How pesticide companies are marketing themselves as a solution to climate change

“Like a pandemic, climate change is an inevitable threat that we must address before it is too late,” reads a June 2020 statement. “As the economy and agriculture begin to build back with the gradual easing of the COVID-19 restrictions, we need to support a recovery for farmers that puts the fight against climate change and biodiversity […]

Widely used pesticide re-approved by EPA said to harm more than 1,000 endangered plants and species

Image Credit: Gary Fellers, USGS In a first-ever nationwide assessment, the Environmental Protection Agency found the pesticide atrazine harms more than 1,000 endangered plans and animals. The analysis, which was required by the Endangered Species Act, came just two months after the EPA re-approved the endocrine-disrupting pesticide for an additional 15 years. Atrazine, which is […]

Strawberry Crops Are the Most Pesticide-Ridden (Full List Here)

Eating fruits and vegetables is vital for overall health, but what if every juicy bite contains a cocktail of toxic pesticides? The Environmental Working Group (EWG) analyzed samples of conventionally grown produce tested by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and found that nearly 70 percent were contaminated with pesticide residues. The USDA detected a […]

Watching The Hawks – Pesticide for Breakfast & Loneliness Epidemic

Watching The Hawks – Pesticide for Breakfast & Loneliness Epidemic Watching The Hawksyoutube.com Internal FDA emails reveal the alarming presence of pesticides in our everyday breakfast foods. Insurance giant Cigna reports a generational epidemic of loneliness. Author Charlie Robinson discusses the mainstream medias complicity in the Big Banks financial fraud and abuse. Shaquem Griffin makes […]

EPA Faces Lawsuit For Withholding Records Related To Pesticide Rule Change

April 18, 2018 By Derrick Broze The Environmental Protection Agency is facing a lawsuit for failing to release records related to its decision to remove two rules aimed at protecting farm workers and children from harmful pesticides. On Tuesday, Farmworker Justice and Earthjustice sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for refusing […]

Working with nature to reduce pesticide use: Farmers around the world are rediscovering the increased yields offered by biodiversity

(Natural News) The face of agriculture has changed dramatically over the past century. Instead of working with what nature has provided, encouraging biodiversity and companion planting to ward off pests, farmers have been encouraged to use chemical fertilizers and pesticides, with disastrous results. Despite being promised greater crop protection and increased yields, […]

EPA, Monsanto face lawsuit over pesticide drift that damaged millions of acres and threatened endangered species

(Natural News) If a farmer wants to grow organic crops, he or she can simply elect not to use pesticides and everything should be fine, right? Unfortunately, the situation is not as straightforward as it seems as pesticide drift is thwarting well-meaning farmers’ efforts and rendering their crops entirely unusable. It’s also […]

Monsanto Is Paying Farmers To Use Its Controversial Pesticide

Aaron Kesel, GuestWaking Times Corporate pesticide maker Monsanto, which has faced several recent lawsuits against its products, is paying farmers to use its controversial weedkiller XtendiMax with VaporGrip, an herbicide based on a chemical known as dicamba, Yahoo News reported. The incentive to use XtendiMax aims to refund farmers over half the sticker price of the product […]

EPA Refuses to Ban Neurotoxic Pesticide Found in 87 Percent of Newborns

November 29th, 2017 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World Exposure to pesticides, herbicides and insecticides has dramatically increased since the introduction of genetically engineered (GE) crops. Urine output of glyphosate, the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup, shot up by more than 1,200 percent between 1993 and 2016.1 Unfortunately, glyphosate is not the only chemical of […]

Monsanto postpones "NemaStrike" launch after new pesticide causes skin rashes among farmers

(Natural News) The launch of a Monsanto product that the company touted as boasting “blockbuster technology” has been postponed indefinitely after farmers report developing skin rashes after using it. The chemical in question, NemaStrike, was developed to put on crop seeds to protect soybeans, cotton and corn from yield-reducing worms. Monsanto says it underwent three […]

Food, Agriculture and the Global Ecology: Rolling Back the Tide of Pesticide Poison, Corruption and Looming Mass Extinction

Consumers being poisoned to death from "cumulative risk" of pesticide and chemical exposure, warns legal expert

(Natural News) With more information constantly coming to light about the toxic chemicals we use in our daily lives, it can be enough to make you want to live inside a bubble. You can grow your own food and make natural cleaning supplies, but what about the flame retardants in your clothes or the pesticides […]

Top Scientist: Widespread Pesticide Use Is Not Safe

Above Photo: Pesticides are applied to Florida sweetcorn. Photograph: David R Frazier Photolibrary/Alamy Damning assessment by one of the UK’s chief scientific advisers says global regulations have ignored the impacts of ‘dosing whole landscapes’ and must change The assumption by regulators around the world that it is safe to use pesticides at industrial scales across […]

US Gov’t Pesticide Spraying In Wake Of Harvey A Toxic Boon To Agrochemical Giants

Amid statewide efforts to clean up the aftermath left by the historic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, the Pentagon announced last week that it had dispatched C-130H Sprayers from the Air Force Reserve’s 910th Airlift Wing in order to “assist with recovery efforts in eastern Texas.” However, these “recovery efforts” have little to do with […]

AUTONOMOUS PLANES now weaponized as pesticide delivery platforms to inundate farmland with toxic chemicals

(Natural News) A Silicon Valley startup company called Pyka is developing an autonomous (self-driving) plane to meet the burgeoning demand for planes that rely on artificial intelligence and sensor technology to replace co-pilots and possibly even pilots with remote operators or robots on commercial flights. The company has already produced a 400-pound plane that can […]

Study Links Bangladeshi Children’s Deaths To Pesticide

A “Do Not Enter” sign marks a field of head cabbage during the spraying of pesticides near Chualar, Calif., Sept. 16, 2002. (AP/Mike Fiala) The sudden deaths of 13 children in a remote village in Bangladesh was caused by exposure to a routinely used pesticide applied in a nearby lychee tree orchard, according to a […]

Food Evolution film a cesspool of pesticide industry propaganda, narrated by GMO propagandist Neil deGrasse Tyson

(Natural News) One of the most trusted maxims in today’s world is the Latin phrase cui bono? In other words, who benefits? A more modern parsing is better understood as “follow the money.” And when one takes a deeper look into the money surrounding the new film Food Evolution, it’s clear from the get-go that the movie would in […]

Study: Anti-Zika Pesticide Spray Causes Neurological Damage

In a campaign to fight Zika-carrying mosquitoes in Florida, the state is spraying chemical pesticides that may be potentially harmful to humans and wildlife. A study published in the peer-reviewed journal Environment International warns that highly toxic chemicals found in Naled, a neurotoxin that kills adult mosquitos, could be linked to motor function deficits in children. […]

Studies Confirm Link Between Pesticide Exposure And ADHD

Several studies have linked the increased use of pesticides with a sharp rise of ADHD diagnoses among children.  According to researchers, chemicals used in plastics and common household goods are associated with serious developmental problems, such as; heart disease, obesity, diabetes, and autism. Time.com reports: Add attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to the list. A new study in the […]

Massachusetts: Two officers arrested and charged in the beating of a 50-year-old man

© WHDH via APafter multi-state police chase 8 / 9 This aerial image made from a helicopter video provided by WHDH shows several officers pummeling Richard Simone, who had exited his vehicle and kneeled on the ground after a high-speed police pursuit.      Two state troopers from Massachusetts and New Hampshire have finally been arrested […]

Scientists discover ‘transmissible cancers’ spreading among shellfish

(NaturalNews) A new study has found “transmissible cancers” among shellfish, disproving previous beliefs that such occurrences are rare in nature, and raising questions regarding the implications for humans. Cases of transmissible cancer had until recently only been observed in two mammal species, but researchers from Columbia University Medical Center in New York have […]

BREAKING: Massive government study concludes cell phone radiation causes brain cancer

(NaturalNews) After decades of denials and attacks by the media which called people concerned about cell phone radiation “tin foil hat-wearing conspiracy theorists,” a massive, multi-year study funded by the federal government now concludes that yes, cell phone radiation causes brain cancer. The study is published here and it’s entitled, “Report of Partial […]

New World Order Using Climate Change Agenda To Enslave Humanity

Evidence and facts have emerged regarding what the “extreme austerity measures to combat climate change” that the US Environmental Protection Agency, the Obama administration and other environmental groups want enforced will actually do to the US and world economy. The New World order and their sock puppets have devised a plan to make the elite […]

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