PAN UK dismayed by ECHA opinion on Glyphosate

By | March 15th, 2017|Categories: food, pesticides|Tags: , , , , |

Today’s opinion from the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) – that glyphosate does not present an unacceptable risk to human health – is not only a huge disappointment, but also a complete abandonment of the precautionary [...]

UK Policy Options to Reduce Environmental Risks from Pesticides

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: brexit|Tags: , , , |

PAN UK and IEEP have published a new report examining the effectiveness of the UK’s approach to managing pesticide risks and reviewing innovative policy measures used by other countries. The report finds that, between 2000 [...]

Adverse Health Effects Caused by Paraquat

By | February 6th, 2017|Categories: pesticides|Tags: , , , |

A new publication by PUBLIC EYE (Switzerland), PAN ASIA PACIFIC (PANAP) and PESTICIDE ACTION NETWORK UK (PAN UK): Adverse health effects caused by paraquat – A bibliography of documented evidence Paraquat is now banned in over 40 [...]

More Companies to be Assessed in Second Sustainable Cotton Ranking

By | January 30th, 2017|Categories: cotton|Tags: , , , , |

Pesticide Action Network (PAN) UK, Solidaridad and WWF have released the list of companies that will be assessed in the new round of their Sustainable Cotton Ranking to be published in October 2017. The second [...]