This Pesticide news page includes news headlines, summaries, and article citations about pesticides from diverse, English-language news sources around the world.
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- New Report Finds 25% Of CBD Products Are Not Tested For Purity
A recent analysis of lab testing data has found that one out of four consumer CBD products is not tested for impurities including pesticides, heavy metals, and microbial contamination.
Forbes. Wednesday, 30 Jun 2021.
- Regenerative Farming In Cannabis/Hemp: The New Art Of A Lost Science
For centuries, human beings grew food and fiber crops without any chemical fertilizers or pesticides.
Forbes. Tuesday, 22 Jun 2021.
- Swiss Voters Reject Proposal to Ban Synthetic Pesticides
The referendum would have barred the use of the synthetic pesticides
in farms and gardens.
New York Times. Sunday, 13 Jun 2021.
- Swiss to vote in pesticide ban referendum
Supporters say pesticides
damage the environment, but farmers warn they could lose their livelihoods.
BBC News. Sunday, 13 Jun 2021.
- Suspected dump of 27,000 chemical barrels found off LA coast
Around 27,000 objects - potentially barrels containing the banned pesticide
DDT - have been found dumped off California.
Sky News. Tuesday, 27 Apr 2021.
- Florida residents concerned about Zika pesticide
Specialized trucks circled Miami Beach on Tuesday morning spreading BTI, bacteria that attacks mosquito larvae but is safe for humans. ...
CBS News. Wednesday, 21 Apr 2021.
- CDC calls Zika pesticide spraying very effective in Florida
The CDC says aerial spraying of a pesticide
in Miami's Zika zone was very effective. Crews went door to door eradicating standing water and spraying yards using a new chemical. David Begnaud reports.
CBS News. Tuesday, 20 Apr 2021.
- Get The Ultimate At-Home Detox With This Heated Sauna Blanket, Now 14% Off
Even if you live a somewhat healthy lifestyle, toxins can easily accumulate in your body, from aluminum in your favorite deodorant to pesticides
in the coffee beans that make your cup of Joe each morning. ...
Daily Caller. Friday, 16 Apr 2021.
- Women whose GRANDMOTHERS were exposed to the toxic pesticide DDT are more likely to be obese
A study has found women whose grandmothers were exposed to DDT are up to three times more likely to be obese than those descended from nans who avoided the now globally prohibited pesticide.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 14 Apr 2021.
- Third of the planet's farmland has pesticides levels 1,000 times higher than what's considered safe
Researchers found 64 percent of global agricultural land has levels of at least one herbicide, fungicide or insecticide higher than what industry standards consider a 'no-effect concentration.'
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 30 Mar 2021.
- Indoor farming start-up with Martha Stewart on its board joins the SPAC craze to go public
"We're on a warpath here to change agriculture for the good, get chemical pesticides
out, get labor practices we can all be proud of," AppHarvest CEO Jonathan Webb told CNBC.
CNBC. Tuesday, 29 Sep 2020.
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