McDonald’s pesticide-ridden french fries may play a role in the killing of farm animals and Minnesotans.
Inaction? Intransigence? Negligence? Whatever the right word, we’re reminded that the U.S. is behind the curve when it comes to protecting bees.
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