Previous Pesticides & Chemicals News 2019

Weedkiller ‘raises risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma by 41%’ 02-14-19

Study says evidence ‘supports link’ between exposure to glyphosate and increased risk. Read more at The Guardian


Health Canada ‘dead wrong’ to OK weed killer glyphosate, American lawyers say 01-30-19

American lawyers who successfully sued the makers of the glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup on behalf of a man dying of cancer say Canada is “dead wrong” to allow it to be widely used here. Read more at The Star


Bees face yet another lethal threat in dicamba, a drift-prone pesticide 01-28-19

California almond orchard in bloom with beehives. The shortage of beehives due to mite infestation and infection have doubled the price paid by orchardists to rent beehives to aid in orchard pollination. Read more at Grist