The end of chlorpyrifos on farms? Not yet. An epidemiological study that linked chlorpyrifos exposure to neurodevelopmental effects in children may not be enough to support EPAs proposed revocation of tolerances for the widely used organophosphate insecticide.
The American Soybean Association is touting a new study that finds a lack of nectar sources, habitat fragmentation, and changing weather patterns are the primary contributors to a decline in monarch butterfly populations.
Children and adults who receive meals as part of the National Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) will get more whole grains and fruits and vegetables, and less added sugars and solid fats, under changes announced today by USDA@s Food and Nutrition Service.
The Environmental Protection Agency is moving ahead with a meeting next week to review epidemiological data on the risks of chlorpyrifos, rejecting requests from the pesticide industry for a postponement.
Companies that want to bring a new crop protection product to market will have to spend $286 million in research and development and 11 years to ensure the highest safety and efficacy standards, according to a new report released today by CropLife International, CropLife Am