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BEES HAVE RIGHTS

Court rejected Bayer’s final bid to overturn the ban and undermine the EU’s precautionary principle EU Court of Justice rejects Bayer attempt to overturn ban on bee-killing pesticides The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that the European Commission was right to ban the use of three bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides – imidacloprid, clothianidin and […]

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Pesticides Missed By Regulatory Safety Tests EU

Pesticides often found in EU foods cause ill health effects missed by regulatory safety tests   State-of-the-art tests show damage from mixtures of pesticides, when each is present at a level regulators claim is safe Consumption of a mixture of pesticides commonly found in foods in the EU at levels deemed safe by regulators has […]

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Pesticide toxicity to invertebrates and pollinators increasing in GM crops

Pesticide toxicity to invertebrates and pollinators increasing in GM crops  Results demolish claims of decrease in the environmental impacts of pesticide use “Insect ‘apocalypse’ in US driven by 50x increase in toxic pesticides” is the startling headline of an article in National Geographic about some just published research in the journal Science that completely demolishes […]

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Starbucks Sued for Allegedly Exposing Customers and Employees to Deadly Pesticide – update

CHEF’S NOTE: I’m glad I saw this today. I’m in Cleveland and the popular Lounge across the street has that same pest strip under the bar near food and beverage, visible to anyone sitting on the side of the bar. Almost identical to the pictures shown below. The day after I posted this article, I […]

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Fumigants and Fast Food Packaging Are a Source of Toxic Fluoride

  By Dr. Mercola One of the most common sources of fluoride exposure for Americans is their tap water, as many municipalities still fluoridate their water. But did you know your FOOD may also expose you to fluoride on a regular basis? Not only are certain pesticides fluoridated, such as cryolite,1 food processors may also use sulfuryl fluoride […]