EPA Rejects Immediate Action On Pesticide Toxic To Bees

by Beyond Pesticides
(Beyond Pesticides, February 23, 2011) In response to a request by beekeepers and environmentalists to remove a pesticide linked to Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in a letter, defended the pesticide clothianidin and the scientific study in question which was identified by beekeepers as a critically flawed study. […]

Pesticides on fruits and vegetables damage men’s fertility

Daily Mail
Pesticides found on fruit and vegetables could be doing untold damage to male fertility, research suggests.
Thirty of 37 crop chemicals tested interfered with the action of testosterone, the sex hormone critical to a healthy male reproductive system.
Worryingly, 16 of the 30 had not previously been linked with hormone disruption.
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Study Shows many Agricultural Pesticides Disrupt Male Hormones

ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS: Many agricultural pesticides disrupt the normal function of male hormones, according to new tests. Image: Photo courtesy FedCenter.gov
Pesticides May Block Male Hormones
Many agricultural pesticides disrupt male hormones, according to new tests
by Marla Cone and Environmental Health News

Many agricultural pesticides – including some previously untested and commonly found in food  – disrupt male hormones, according […]

Pesticides tied to ADHD in children

Harvard Public Health
Marc Weisskopf, assistant professor of environmental and occupational epidemiology, discusses a study that finds children exposed to higher levels of pesticides known as organophosphates could have a higher risk of being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).