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The overall conclusion of the reports is that consumer risk is below the threshold that triggers regulatory action.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published its annual report on pesticide residues found in EU food, including 'browseable charts and graphs' to make the data more accessible to non-specialists.
The Environmental Working Group has sent an open letter which urges the produce industry to introduce and develop measures to prevent foodborne illnesses and exposure to harmful pesticides.
The suing organisations are Center for Food Safety, Beyond Pesticides, the Rural Coalition, Organización en California de Lideres Campesinas and the Farmworker Association of Florida.
Research has found that a large number of farmers and growers are not aware of the pesticide being used on their seeds, some of which are said to be highly toxic to beneficial insects and could result in harm to human health.
In a society where consumers are fed stories a plenty about contamination, fraud and miscommunicated allergens in their food, the need for consumer trust in the food supply chain has never been greater. In a bid to get ahead of social media scepticism, Chris Elliott and Connor Black outline why…
A report comissioned by the Wildlife Trusts points out that there is a decline in insect populations due to the over use of insecticides and pesticides, which puts global food production at risk.
Researchers have revealed that eight SDHI pesticide molecules sold in France do not just inhibit the SDH activity of fungi, but can also block that of earthworms, bees and human cells in varying proportions.
A Federal Court has ruled that an Army Corps permit has failed to protect clean water and sufficiently assess cumulative environmental impacts.