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EnlistDuo

EPA Wants Dow Pesticide Off the Market

The EPA has asked a federal court to remove Dow AgroSciences’ pesticide Enlist Duo from the market in response to a lawsuit filed by environmental groups. The Dow pesticide contains 2,4-D, a chemical that the Natural Resources Defense Council says has been linked to cancer in “dozens of studies.” NRDC is one … Read more »

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EPA Proposes Ban on Dow Pesticide

The EPA is proposing a ban on Dow AgroSciences’ insecticide chlorpyrifos from all agricultural uses, following a court order requiring the agency to respond to a lawsuit. The EPA banned the toxic chemical from residential use 15 years ago. In 2007, Earthjustice, on behalf of Pesticide Action Network (PAN) and … Read more »

USRSB

McDonald’s, Tyson Foods, Walmart Advance Beef Supply Chain Sustainability

Cargill, McDonald’s, Tyson Foods and Walmart are among the founding members of the US Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, launched yesterday. The USRSB — a group of US beef value chain participants including producers, processors, retailers, foodservice operators, packers, allied industry and non-governmental organizations — will identify sustainability indicators, establish verification … Read more »