Beyond Pesticides


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Beyond Pesticides

Address:701 'E' St SE, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20003

Phone:202-543-5450
Fax:202-543-4791
Web: www.beyondpesticides.org
Established: 1981. Description:Provides the public with information on pesticides and alternatives to their use. Encourages individuals to protect themselves and the environment from the potentially harmful health and environmental effects associated with the use and misuse of pesticides. Dues: $25/year.
Publications: Pesticides and You (quarterly); free to members.

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To learn more about organic agriculture, see Beyond Pesticides Organic Program Page.
In an appendix to its congressional testimony against a bill that would loosen restrictions on pesticides under the Clean Water Act, Beyond Pesticides listed summaries of a dozen studies from the mainstream scientific literature showing adverse health effects of pyrethroids (a popular class of home-use insecticides that the CDC also now finds common in human urine samples) on mice, rats, amphibians, lobsters, and humans.
Given the extreme risks that are linked to exposure to these wood preserving pesticides, it is urgent that EPA act to protect public health," said Jay Feldman, Executive Director of Beyond Pesticides.
Given the potential legal challenges associated with approving toxic pesticides for use on cannabis, Beyond Pesticides encourages CDA to allow within the state only the use of pesticides that fall under section 25(b) of the Federal Insecticide Fungicide and Rodenticide Act(FIFRA).
10 bulletin, Beyond Pesticides asserts: "Synergistic effects between multiple pesticides .
According to the non-profit Beyond Pesticides, triclosan has been linked to various human health problems.
According to the non-profit group Beyond Pesticides, laboratory studies have found a number of different strains of mutated bacteria that are resistant to triclosan and to certain antibiotics.
A new study released by the advocacy groups Health Care Without Harm and Beyond Pesticides, has found that a large percentage of major U.
Several environmental groups (including Beyond Pesticides, the Healthy Building Network, and EWG) have petitioned the EPA to ban all heavy wood preservatives.
para]]"We applaud this step to protect public health and the environment," said Jay Feldman, executive director, Beyond Pesticides.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has named the following five individuals to five-year terms on the National Organic Standards Board: Joe Dickson (certification director of Whole Foods, Austin, Texas); Jay Feldman (executive director of Beyond Pesticides, Washington, D.
Norma Grier, executive director of the Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides in Eugene, will be honored by the group Beyond Pesticides at its 25th anniversary gala dinner in Washington, D.