México se sumó a una serie de países que prohíben o limitan el uso indiscriminado del herbicida glifosato. Greenpeace aplaude, mientras que representantes de la agroindustria aseguran que la sustancia no es tóxica.
Seresto, one of the most popular flea and tick collars in the country, has been linked to hundreds of pet deaths, tens of thousands of injured animals and hundreds of harmed humans, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency documents show.
Los funcionarios presionaron al Gobierno mexicano para que reconsidere la prohibición del uso del glifosato, un herbicida muy usado en agricultura al que expertos y grupos ecologistas atribuyen efectos adversos sobre la salud.
German chemical company Bayer has struck a $2 billion deal to resolve future lawsuits over claims that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer. The deal would also provide future claimants up to $200,000 in compensation.
For one year, the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting periodically sampled for pesticide drift in five locations surrounded by agricultural fields in Central Illinois, where large numbers of corn and soybeans are planted.
The pesticide harmed tens of thousands of farmers, overwhelmed state agriculture departments and damaged research plots across the United States, according to documents the federal agency released Tuesday.
Jane Worthington moved her grandkids to protect them from oil and gas wells—but it didn't work. In US fracking communities, the industry's pervasiveness causes social strain and mental health problems.