Following a recent finding by researchers in Madurai Kamaraj University, linking organophosphate insecticides to diabetes, a demand has been raised to ban using these pesticides.

Recent comparative product testing by city-based Consumer Education and Research Centre (CERC), found traces of pesticides and heavy metals in six supposedly-organic brands of rice.

A South African Emergency Plant Pest Response Plan, which deals with new pest detections, is already in motion to fight the Fall Army Worm (FAW).

शहर के बड़े थोक बाजारों में आम, पपीता और केला को घातक केमिकल से पकाकर बेचने की पुष्टि हो गई। फलों की जांच जिस केमिकल से पकाया जा रहा था, उसमें कार्बाइड स्टोन और लिक्विड केमिकल मिले हैं। यह खतरनाक

KOLKATA: Luscious litchis are usually a favourite with most, but it's not without its deadly side, literally.

South Africa's agriculture ministry is registering pesticides for use against the fall armyworm in the event that tests confirm the presence of the Central American pest in the country's maize belt

The Secretariat has the honour to transmit to the Human Rights Council the report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food, pursuant to Council resolutions 6/2, 31/10 and 32/8.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Democratic Youth Federation of India Vs Union of India & Others regarding endosulfan poisoning in Kerala. Supreme Court of India directs the concerned state governments to release the entire undisbursed payment of compensation, quantified as Rs.5 lakhs each, to all the affected persons, within three months.

Acting on advice of an expert committee, the Centre will ban use of 18 pesticides in India as it involves risk to humans and animals.

This paper outlines PAN Asia Pacific’s concern about the impact of hazardous pesticides on children, and the need for greatly improved global governance of pesticides post 2020, to protect the rights of children and to meet the Sustainable Development Goals of Agenda 2030.

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