For the first year, all major garden retailers are on record committing to eliminate the use of neonicotinoid (neonic) pesticides on the products and garden plants that they sell.
America’s eaters and farmers deserve a Farm Bill that addresses our many food-related environmental crises, from climate change to soil erosion and pollinator decline.
Because of its promise for rural America, organic agriculture has growing support from both Democrats and Republicans in Congress. So why is there language in the Farm Bill that would weaken the organic standards?
While the Trump administration sides with Dow over our children, workers, rural communities and pollinators, we must act to get this pesticide out of our food system.
A new scorecard from Friends of the Earth shows that top food retailers are failing to protect bees and people from toxic pesticides.
Bees aren’t the only important pollinators in peril.
Kroger can and should set the example for other supermarkets and food retailers, and give their customers what they’re looking for: more organic choices with fewer toxic pesticides.
Beekeepers, farmworkers, and concerned Cincinnati residents gathered outside of Kroger’s annual shareholder meeting on Thursday, June 22, to urge Kroger to stop selling food grown with bee-killing pesticides and offer more bee and people friendly organic food. Kroger is the largest traditional supermarket company in the U.S. However, it stocks its shelves with food grown with pesticides that are harming pollinators, people and our environment. At the meeting, Friends of the Earth and SumOfUs…
This new guide outlines all of the steps individuals and city officials can take to help protect pollinators. It’s based on the landmark policies of the nearly 100 retailers, universities, cities and states that are leading the way in pollinator protection.