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.