Last week EPA officials proposed increasing the number of states authorized to use the weed killer Enlist Duo from the existing 15 states to a total of 34 states, action that appears to be contrary to a move last year to vacate the product’s registration because it potentially posed a risk of being more toxic to non-targeted plants than first thought.
It is expected that Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto will be completed in late 2017. This purchase is being seen as “good for customers.” Read moreRead More »
EWG’s analysis of tests by the USDA found that nearly 70% of samples of 48 types of conventional produce were contaminated with the residues of one or more pesticides. USDA researchers found a total of 178 different pesticides and pesticide breakdown products on the thousands of produce samples they analyzed.[…]Read More »