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# pesticides - Thursday 27 October, 2016

86,000 people have had to boil their water to make it safe this year

The EPA published its drinking water report for 2015 today.

# pesticides - Monday 23 June, 2014

US study finds link between pesticides and autism

The study found pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides are applied had two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.

# pesticides - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Ireland abstained from vote to ban bee-harming pesticides

A ban on three pesticides, which some argue are threatening bees, will come into effect from December following a European Commission vote yesterday.

# pesticides - Saturday 20 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added iPhone dominoes

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

Beekeepers "appalled" Govt against pesticide restriction proposal

Nine countries, including Ireland, have opposed a plan to restrict the use of three neonicotinoids linked to dwindling bee populations in Europe.

# pesticides - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Poll: Do you buy organic food? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you buy organic food?

Are you concious of what you put in your basket or trolley? And if you buy organic, why?

# pesticides - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

US study finds apples and celery most likely to carry pesticide residue

Apples and celery top the ‘dirty dozen’ list of pesticide-laden produce – but don’t worry there is good news too…