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A Bill to regulate the import, manufacture, export, storage, sale, transport, distribution, quality and use of pesticides with a view to— control pests; ensure availability of quality pesticides; allow its use only after assessing its efficacy and safety; minimize the contamination of agricultural commodities by pesticide residues; create awar

Amazon.com Inc will pay a $1.2 million (852,999.72 pounds) penalty to settle nearly 4,000 alleged violations of U.S.

New report shows how industry managed to sweep harmful effects of pesticides and genetic engineering under the carpet. Eleven out of 12 EU pesticide and GMO risk assessment methods studied were developed or promoted by industry, a new report from Pesticide Action Network (PAN) shows.

Rabat – The National Office of Food Safety (ONSSA) has announced that three hazardous farming pesticides, all of which have proven to be harmful to the health of humans and the environment, are bei

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jan Sahyog Manch Vs. Union of India & Others dated 24/01/2018 regarding phasing out of PVC pipes containing lead.

MoEF is directed to issue general directions to the industries to publish a caveat with each product of PVC pipes containing lead, which are going to be phased out, that it contains lead which is harmful to the health.

PANAJI: Fruit ripening chambers can help consumers acquire healthy produce and save traders who resort to harmful practices from the authorities punitive action.

Nagpur: Amid paddy growers of east Vidarbha reeling under a major pest attack, some of them who have adopted organic farming claim they could prevent losses in their fields using natural pesticides

The following draft of certain regulations, further to amend the Food Safety and Standards (Contaminants, Toxins and Residues) Regulations, 2011, which the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, with previous approval of the Central Government, proposes to make in exercise of the powers conferred by clauses (i) and (j) of sub-section (2)

Involvement of agrochemicals have been suggested in the development of chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu). The association between CKDu and blood level of organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) in CKDu patients has been examined in the present study.

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To safeguard Ghana’s environment from the harm of pesticides and chemicals transportation and usage, two Committees have been inaugurated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), to ensure its

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