Over half of all food samples tested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) contain the residues of at least one pesticide, and one in ten samples...

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last week denied requests by conservationists and members of Congress to phase out the use of agricultural pesticides...

A correlation between agricultural pesticides and cancer in western states has been found by University of Idaho and Northern Arizona University researchers....

In a major victory for health and environmental groups, a California court has ruled (see here and here) that a sweeping state pesticide spraying program...

The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Food Safety filed a legal petition recently calling for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to end the...

Being heavily exposed to bug and weedkillers might render you prone to sleep disorders. According to studies published over the past decade, pesticides...

The pesticide industry’s attempt to increase the legal levels of glyphosate (Roundup) in Canadian food has been paused after a public outcry. In a major...

A new study published Tuesday by the academic journal Frontiers in Environmental Science finds that pesticides widely used in American agriculture pose...

Some just published research in the journal Science completely demolishes claims that the impact of pesticides is declining and that GM crops are contributing...

“Gene-silencing pesticides” now under development pose unique risks to surrounding ecosystems and beneficial insects, including bees, according to...