Insecticides contaminated with Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) need to be urgently addressed
Many pesticides not only contain very harmful active substances. They also contain so called co-formulants that can be very harmful. Often this also includes highly toxic PFAS substances.
What are PFAS?
The EU Pesticide Reduction proposal SUR is under attack. This could derail the complete EU Green Deal and Farm to Fork strategy.
A lot of food sold in Spain is contaminated with pesticides. Some 125 pesticides were found in 35% of the samples analyzed (57 endocrine disruptors, 64 unauthorized, and 13 candidates for substitution and 4 are on our Toxic 12 list).
Ecological transition starts with agronomy, increasing IPM uptake with biocontrol and significant pesticide dependency reductions
Non organic apples sold in supermarkets in the Netherlands are not fit for consumption by babies and children.
Rachel Carsons Silent Spring is dangerously close. Two new studies show the terrible decline in animal life in Europe and the world.
On september 20th UN Special Rapporteur on Toxics and Human Rights Marcos Orellano presented his report on pesticide use in Italy.
Why did PAN Europe ask the EU to suspend payments to the World Food Organisation FAO? And why is the FAO so closely connected to Croplife International, the lobby organisation of the pesticide industry? An update.
The world food organisation FAO has been strongly critised by civil society organisations for signing a partnership with pesticide lobby organisation Croplife International.