PAN in the Media2018-10-15T15:46:31+00:00

PAN in the Media

A selection of our press releases and stories in the media.

Media: 11th October 2018

Camden New Journal: Camden to continue using glyphosate weedkiller

Camden New Journal - Camden to continue using glyphosate

Media: 1st October 2018

LUSH Soapbox: I live in a pesticide-free town

Lush Soapbox - I live in a pesticide-free town

Media: 22nd September 2018

Portsmouth News: Pesticides harm wildlife

Portsmouth News - Pesticides harm wildlife

Media: 3rd September 2018

Independent: Dangerous industrial-strength pesticides being marketed to amateurs online

Dangerous industrial-strength pesticides being marketed to amateurs online

Media: 2nd September 2018

Unearthed: Industrial-strength weedkillers marketed to amateurs on eBay

Industrial-strength weedkillers marketed to amateurs

Media: 27th August 2018

Mongabay: Brazil’s pesticide poisoning problem poses global dilemma

Mongabay - Brazils pesticide poisoning problem

Media: 14th August 2018

BBC London Evening News: Should glyphosate be banned in London?

BBC Evening News - Should glyphosate be banned

Media: 13th August 2018

BBC News with Victoria Derbyshire: Should some weedkillers be banned?
(Starts at 1 hour 47 mins)

BBC News with Victoria Derbyshire - Should some weedkillers be banned?

Media: 11th August 2018

ITV News: Maker of Roundup weedkiller forced into huge payout over health risks

ITV News - 11th August 2018 - Maker of Roundup weedkiller forced into huge payout over health risks

Media: 23rd July 2018

HAM & HIGH: Campaigners call for Camden Council to ditch controversial weedkiller

Ham & High - Campaigners call for Camden Council to ditch controversial weedkiller

Media: 7th June 2018

THE GUARDIAN: Pesticide use in the UK’s intensive agriculture

The Guardian - Pesticide use in the UK’s intensive agriculture

Media: 9th May 2018

HORTICULTURE WEEK: Anti-pesticide councillors elected to London boroughs

Horticulture Week - Anti-pesticide councillors elected to London boroughs

Media: 9th May 2018

THE ENDS REPORT: Public pesticide ban gaining support on London borough councils

The ENDS Report - Public pesticide ban gaining support on London borough councils

Media: 1st May 2018

LYST: Let’s talk about sustainability

Lyst - 1st May 2018 - Lets talk about sustainability

Press Release: 30th April 2018

PAN INTERNATIONAL: Global network responds to UN Symposium on Soil Pollution

PAN International Press Release - Global Symposium on Soil Pollution

Media: 27th April 2018

THE GUARDIAN: EU agrees total ban on bee-harming pesticides

Guardian - 27th April 2018 - EU agrees ban on neonicotinoids

Media: 24th April 2018

LUSH TIMES: Farming organic cotton without the need for pesticides

Lush Times - 24th April 2018 - Farming cotton without pesticides

Media: 17th April 2018

ENFIELD INDEPENDENT: Campaign launched to ban toxic pesticides in London

Enfield Independent - Campaign launched to ban toxic pesticides in London

Media: 17th April 2018

TIMES SERIES: Campaign launched to ban toxic pesticides in London

Times Series - Ban toxic pesticides in London

Press Release: 17th April 2018

PAN UK: Campaign launched to ban toxic pesticides in London

Press Release - Campaign to ban pesticides in London

Media: 4th April 2018

THE ECOLOGIST: Campaigners accuse farming lobby of misleading public over pesticides

The Ecologist - Campaigners accuse farming lobby of misleading public over pesticides

Media: 4th April 2018

WILDLIFE & COUNTRYSIDE LINK: The time is right to turn away from chemical pesticides

Wildlife and Countryside Link - 4th April 2018 - The time is right to turn away from chemical pesticides

Press Release: 28th March 2018

PAN UK: The hidden rise of UK pesticide use

Press release - The hidden rise of UK pesticide use

Media: 22nd March 2018

BRINKWIRE: Environmentalists skeptical of ‘breakthrough’ on bee-friendly pesticides

Brinkwire

Media: 27th February 2018

THE GUARDIAN: Please don’t stop giving to charity – these Ethiopian farmers show how crucial it is

The Guardian - Please don’t stop giving to charity – these Ethiopian farmers show how crucial it is

Media: 21st January 2018

FARMERS GUARDIAN: New poll finds public uneasy about pesticide use

Farmers Guardian - New poll finds public uneasy about pesticide use

Media: 12th January 2018

JUST-STYLE: Ethiopia achieves its first organic cotton certification

Just Style - Ethiopia achieves its first organic cotton certification

Media: 11th January 2018

TRAID: 200 cotton farmers first in Ethiopia to gain organic certification

TRAID - 200 cotton farmers first in Ethiopia to gain organic certification

Media: 19th December 2017

HUFFINGTON POST: Vast majority of public want to keep EU bans on pesticides

Huffington Post - Vast majority of public want to keep EU bans on pesticides

Media: 10th December 2017

DAILY MAIL: Alarming chemical cocktail sprayed on your fruit and veg

Daily Mail - Alarming chemical cocktail sprayed on your fruit and veg

Media: 27th November 2017

THE TELEGRAPH: Number of toxic chemicals applied to vegetables has risen 17 fold since 1960s

The Telegraph - Number of toxic chemicals applied to vegetables has risen

Media: 10th November 2017

THE GUARDIAN: Michael Gove is backing a ban on bee-killing pesticides

The Guardian - Michael Gove is backing a ban on bee-killing pesticides

Media: 12th October 2017

SOURCING JOURNAL: PAN UK report cites uneven progress in pesticide use in cotton farming

Sourcing Journal - PAN UK report cites uneven progress in pesticide use in cotton

Press Release: 2nd October 2017

PAN UK: Leading brands improve performance on sustainable cotton but many still fall short.

Press release - leading brands improve performance on sustainable cotton but many still fall short

Media: 22nd September 2017

THE GUARDIAN: Assumed safety of pesticide use is false, says top government scientist

The Guardian - Assumed safety of pesticide use is false

Media: 11th September 2017

DAILY MAIL: The 20 foods worth splashing out on to buy organic

Daily Mail - The 20 foods worth splashing out on to buy organic

Media: 5th September 2017

THE GUARDIAN: Free school fruit contains multiple pesticides, UK report shows

The Guardian - Free school fruit contains multiple pesticides, UK report shows

Media: 5th September 2017

RIVERFORD: Multiple pesticides found in free school fruit and veg

Media: 5th September 2017

DAILY MAIL: Chemicals from 13 pesticides are discovered on fruit and vegetables handed out at school to millions of children aged four to six

Daily Mail - Chemicals from 13 pesticides are discovered on fruit and vegetables handed out at school

Media: 5th September 2017

THE SUN: Four in five pieces of fruit and veg given to kids at school contain traces of pesticides ‘linked to CANCER and infertility’

The Sun - Apple a day

Media: 5th September 2017

THE ECOLOGIST: Cocktail of pesticide residues in fruit and vegetables given to schoolchildren

The Ecologist - Cocktail of pesticide residues in fruit and vegetables given to schoolchildren

Media: 5th September 2017

THE MIRROR: Toxic fruit and veg given free to millions of pupils as it’s revealed harmful pesticides in 84% foods tested

The Mirror - Toxic fruit and veg given free to millions of pupils as it's revealed harmful pesticides in 84% foods tested

Press Release: 5th September 2017

PAN UK: Daily cost of 1p extra per child could end schoolchildren’s exposure to cocktail of pesticides

Press release - Daily cost of 1p extra per child could end schoolchildren’s exposure to cocktail of pesticides

Media: 26th July 2017

LOCALGOV: The cost of glyphosate-based weed killers

LocalGov - The cost of glyphosate-based weed killers

Media: 7th March 2017

INDEPENDENT: ‘Aggressive’ firms peddling myth pesticides are needed to feed world condemned by UN

Independent - Aggressive firms peddling myth pesticides are needed to feed world condemned by UN

Media: 8th February 2017

THE ECOLOGIST: Fighting the Brexit threat to pesticide laws

The Ecologist - Fighting the Brexit threat to pesticide laws

Media: 25th August 2016

THE ECOLOGIST: Dark days ahead for British agriculture?

The Ecologist - Dark days ahead for British agriculture?

Media: 9th August 2014

THE GUARDIAN: Cotton trade: where does your T-shirt grow?

The Guardian - Cotton trade - where does your t-shirt grow