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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SCHOOL PESTICIDE REFORM BEYOND PESTICIDES, SAFER SCHOOLS: ACHIEVING A HEALTHY LEARNING ENVIRONMENT THROUGH INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT, BEYOND PESTICIDES 32 (2003).
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.
According to Beyond Pesticides, the ingredient triclosan promotes antibiotic resistance and poses other health risks.
Beyond Pesticides said, "EPA action to protect the public, workers, and the environment from these wood preservatives is long overdue, and this lawsuit seeks to compel the agency to do its job.
10 bulletin, Beyond Pesticides asserts: "Synergistic effects between multiple pesticides .
The action by the Center for Food Safety, Beyond Pesticides, the California Farmers Union, and several other groups was filed in the U.
The petition, led by the groups Beyond Pesticides and Food and Water Watch was signed by 82 public health officials and environmental groups, and addresses the threats faced by this widespread chemical which both contaminates waterways and the human body.
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.