EPA Used Monsanto’s Research To Approve Monsanto’s Pesticides

While independent scientists have complained about the role of the pesticide industry in its own regulation for years — and suggested ways to fix it, including discounting any studies that have a conflict of interest — there’s little progress on that front. Continue reading

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USDA Punished Bee Expert Turned Whistle-blower For Researching Pesticides

After Entomologist Jonathan Lundgren began to study how neonicotinoid insecticides affect bees and other beneficial insects. His research and work travel fell under intense scrutiny and he was suspended for violating agency protocols. Continue reading

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