According to the courts, the potential risks of the antibacterial ingredient Triclosan are real and should be investigated.
Tags: antibacterial, antibiotics, blood, carcinogen, daily green, environmental risk, EPA, fabrics, fda, hand sanitizer, lawsuit, natural resources defense council, personal care products, pesticides, soap, triclosan, urine
Every beekeeper, small or large, hobbyist or commercial, knows that honeybees are in trouble. And the government is not doing nearly enough to help.
Tags: agriculture, bayer cropscience, bee colonies, beekeepers, Bees, chemicals, colony collapse disorder, crops, EPA, honeybees, insecticides, neonicotinoids, new york times, pesticides, pollination, syngenta
Reporters covering the oil spill from ExxonMobil’s Pegasus pipeline in Mayflower, Arkansas, are reporting that they’ve been blocked from the site and threatened with arrest.
Flame retardants are still used in car seats, cribs, couches, and electronics—despite links to cancer, neurological, and developmental problems. And new research shows they’re even turning up in our food supply.
The battle for the bees is headed to court. Beekeepers and activist groups filed a federal lawsuit last week against the EPA.
Tags: agriculture, beekeepers, center for food safety, clothianidin, colony collapse disorder, EPA, european union, grist, honeybees, john upton, lawsuit, neonicotinoids, paul towers, pesticide action network, pesticides, pollinators
Remember Agent Orange? Big Agriculture wants to poison our food with a toxin developed by the U.S. military for chemical warfare.
Tags: biotech, center for food safety, cotton, crops, doug gurian-sherman, dow agrosciences, EPA, farming, genetically engineered, glyphosate, herbicide, Monsanto, pesticide action network, produce, reuters, Roundup, soybeans, union of concerned scientists, USDA, vegetables, weed killers