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GMOs in Kauai: Not Just Another Day in Paradise

Paul Achitoff | Posted 05.05.2014 | Hawaii
Paul Achitoff

If we prevail in defending and upholding Kauai law, the island's children will be safer and healthier. And for many island parents -- like parents everywhere -- a healthy family is all the paradise they need.

Don't Mess With Kaua'i

Paul Towers | Posted 04.29.2014 | Hawaii
Paul Towers

PAN supported Kauai's new law before it passed and we are joining efforts to ensure it remains intact. And we're proud to stand with the people most affected by pesticide drift, including the Ka Makani Ho'opono hui (The Wind That Makes Right Association).

GMOs: The Pesticide Connection

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 04.19.2014 | Home
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

I believe we have a right to know what's in our food -- from calories to fat content to genetically modified ingredients -- so we can choose healthier foods for our families.

Kaua'i Triumphs Over Pesticide Corporations -- Again!

Paul Towers | Posted 01.25.2014 | Hawaii
Paul Towers

Many will be watching closely as the Big Island continues the fight today, with a bill that would prohibit the production of GE crops. And while GMO seeds haven't been as widely introduced on that island, concerned residents there aren't waiting around.

7 Ways To Stop Eating Pesticides

Posted 10.18.2013 | Green

This morning, the Hawaiian island of Kauai passed a bill strictly limiting how and where large farms and biotech companies can spray pesticides. Bill ...

Lynne Peeples

Rat Fight: A Poison Battle Endangers Wildlife And Kids

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 08.07.2012 | Green

Near the drugstore counter where Maggie Sergio recently filled a prescription stood a large display of d-CON. The popular rat and mouse killer was ava...

Are Pesticide Sprayers "Health Experts?" Seriously?

Alex Formuzis | Posted 06.10.2012 | Green
Alex Formuzis

New online videos from a chemical agribusiness front group show conventional growers straining to convince consumers that it's just fine to eat bug killers and weed killers.

Lynne Peeples

Burdened Before Birth: Dangers Posed By Pesticides During Pregnancy

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 04.05.2012 | Green

An expectant mother's exposure to commonly used pesticides might pose risks to her developing fetus comparable to those long associated with tobacco s...

Chemical Ag's Flyboys Often Miss the Mark

Alex Formuzis | Posted 11.12.2011 | Green
Alex Formuzis

Chemical agriculture and its aerial bombardiers have managed to pollute the entire biosphere -- including people not yet born.

Pesticide EPA Determined Unsafe For Children Discontinued, But Will Still Be In Use For 8 YEARS

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) -- Bayer AG will stop producing a pesticide that regulators have determined can pose a safety risk to infants and young children, the co...