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dicamba has been reapproved
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November 10, 2020
Dicamba is the most drift-prone herbicide out there, and its reapproval may have been a political stunt.
3 Things You Need to Know About Washing Produce (Even the Pre-Washed Stuff)
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May 24, 2019
Cleaning produce properly could be the difference between a healthy, happy family and falling victim to the next foodborne illness…
More Than 99% of Foods Tested Under Pesticide Threshold
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December 21, 2018
The USDA declared the U.S. food supply as "among the safest in the world" after testing over 10,000 samples.
Bee-Killing Pesticides Found in Half of U.S. Produce Samples
July 26, 2018
Despite the EU's ban, the bee-killing pesticides known as neonicotinoids are showing up in an alarming number of fruit and…
New Bee Vectoring Technology Saves the Bees – and Puts them to Work
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May 31, 2018
New bee vectoring technology could put bees to work distributing natural fungal pesticides that would be far less dangerous than…
iOne Pound Per Day: America's Food Waste Epidemic
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April 20, 2018
Americans are throwing away nearly one pound of food per day, according to new research on the global food waste…
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April 20, 2018
In celebration of its 35th anniversary, Stonyfield Organic is launching a half-million dollar effort to remove pesticides from parks in…
Strawberries Top EWG's Pesticide-Laden 'Dirty Dozen' List for Third Year in a Row
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April 10, 2018
Choose organic strawberries if you want to avoid the biggest pesticide risk, says the EWG's Dirty Dozen 2018 list.
Dangerous Pesticide Found in 75 Percent of Honey Samples
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October 10, 2017
High levels of neonicotinoids -- a class of pesticide dangerous to bees -- has been found in an overwhelming majority…
Far-Reaching Dangers of Agricultural Pesticides Emphasized in New Research
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September 26, 2017
Two new research papers show that agricultural pesticides are dangerous for pollinators and should be more heavily regulated.