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Three private companies had challenged the government decision banning the sale of the 20 insecticides, which had been found harmful for humans and animals

Deaths of farmers and farm labourers caused by pesticide poisoning in Maharashtra might have grabbed public attention outside the state only last year after the Yavatmal incidents but the danger ha

The present study was planned with an objective to detect the level of heavy metals in feathers of House Crow from agrifield areas of district Ludhiana and Sangrur. In feathers of House Crow, 8 heavy metals were detected through ICAP-AES, out of which As, Cd, Pb were heavy metals and Cr, Cu, Ni, Zn, Mn were essential elements. The concentration of all metals varied significantly at .05% level of significance among the different districts.

Wild bees and honeybees are put at risk by three pesticides from a group known as neonicotinoids, Europe’s food safety watchdog said on Wednesday, confirming previous concerns that prompted an EU-w

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking central assistance for providing compensation to endosulfan victims.

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.

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