EPA has finalized guidance intended to reduce the amount of animal testing required to register pesticides for domestic use, releasing a document instructing companies on how and when they can ask to waive mandates that require traditional animal toxicology tests for acute dermal toxicity of pesticide formulations.
Environmentally minded consumers object to heavy use of pesticides for cotton. Major brands are encouraging cotton grown with fewer pesticides. Read moreRead More »
The number of U.S. households where people don’t get enough to eat dropped significantly last year, but the level of food insecurity still remains higher than before the 2008 recession, according to a USDA report. View the article hereRead More »