Planet in Peril (PinP) "Where science gets respect!" ................................ The 5 "little men," above, could be using their influence to counter the destructive influences of climate change - but are not. They are therefore guilty, in my mind, of nothing less than criminal negligence causing death. Sound harsh? Not to me!
Wednesday, 27 January 2016
Agency Allowed Dangerous Pesticides on Crops For Years, Says Audit
A potato-harvester in central Manitoba.
Commercial potato producers are known for their
heavy and frequent use of pesticides. PinP photo.
Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency allowed the agricultural industry to continue using an “unacceptable” pesticide on potato crops for more than a decade after concluding it had high acute toxicity, said a new audit tabled in Parliament on Tuesday. Details here. RELATED: