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Follow label directions carefully and always adhere to the specified days to harvest from treatment intervals indicated on the label when using a pesticide on and around food plants.
If buying local apples, talk to the grower about his or her pesticide practices; many use the minimum necessary spraying to keep their orchards viable and offer unique and tasty breeds not found in grocery stores.
In Mozambique three lions died after eating bait infused with a crop pesticide.
Feeding fish a pesticide with the active ingredient of emamectin benzoate became the tool of choice to control lice, Carr said.
In that capacity, he's rolled back all kinds of rules and regulations on dangerous chemicals and corporate behavior that pose a hazard to the public—like, say, that aforementioned pesticide with a new lease on life.
Also stirred into the noxious brew are spilled fuel, runoff from waste sites, lawn pesticides and pollutants from the region's many petroleum refineries and chemical plants.
Bratt’s film highlights Huerta’s role in the campaign to outlaw DDT—a popular pesticide which posed serious health risks to agricultural laborers—as well as the national boycott of California table grapes, Gallo-brand wine and lettuce.
On Thursday, Science published a large-scale study on the relationship between bees and a pesticide, neonicotinoids.
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