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Orange essential oil keeps mosquitoes away

Natural essential oils extracted from the peel of oranges could be an effective and eco-friendly alternative way to deter mosquitoes.

18 October, 2017

Glyphosate found in EU samples of ice cream

Testing of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream in the EU has revealed traces of the toxic herbicide glyphosate at levels which, studies show, are high enough to induce liver damage in animals.

11 October, 2017

Free school fruit and veg contaminated with pesticides

A new report has found resides from over 100 different pesticides on the free fruit and vegetables supplied to English schools by the Department of Health.

5 September, 2017

Glyphosate herbicide causes liver damage

Newly published evidence shows that at levels many thousands of times below what regulators consider ‘safe’ glyphosate can trigger liver disease.

10 January, 2017

Glyphosate contamination found in popular US foods

Laboratory tests have revealed alarmingly high levels of the herbicide glyphosate in a wide range of best-selling foods across the US.

15 November, 2016

Glyphosate weed killer found in US honey

Records reveal that levels of the toxic herbicide were higher than could be considered ‘safe’ by the standards of other countries.

16 September, 2016

Neonics killing England’s wild bee populations

Two decades of data show that bees that forage on crops treated with neonicotinoid insecticides are at significantly great risk of population declines.

17 August, 2016

EU citizens & politicians clash over glyphosate renewal

The European Union is set to ignore the opinions of its citizens – and scientists – and give the cancer-causing herbicide glyphosate a ‘free pass’ for another 15 years

13 April, 2016

Agricultural fungicides could play a role in autism

Fungicides, commonly used on ‘healthy’ fruit and veg, have been found to produce genetic changes in brain cells similar to those in people with autism, Alzheimer’s disease and Huntington’s disease.

5 April, 2016

Traditional sweetgrass shows off its mosquito-repelling power

USDA researchers have discovered that an essential oil distilled from a native plant known as sweetgrass can repel mosquitoes as well as DEET

19 August, 2015