Kroger lags behind competitors in protecting bees from toxic pesticides amid “insect apocalypse” that threatens food supply

Friends of the Earth and allies launched a pivotal week of action, installing a billboard that urges Kroger to shift away from toxic pesticides. Read More

Connecticut Bans Brain-Damaging Chlorpyrifos

This bill will keep chlorpyrifos out of places that directly affect our communities, and provide safeguards for bees and other pollinators. Read More

Lowe’s Pressed to Pull Cancer-linked Roundup During Annual Shareholder Meeting

Lowe’s is under pressure to stop selling glyphosate as consumer and environmental groups instal a billboard at company headquarters. Read More

Groups Push Home Depot to Pull Cancer-linked Roundup During Annual Shareholder Meeting

Home Depot  is under renewed pressure to stop selling cancer-linked, pollinator-toxic weedkiller glyphosate, the key ingredient in Roundup. Read More

CVS Announces New Policy to Reduce Pesticides in Food Supply Chain

CVS, one of the ten largest U.S. grocery retailers, has released a new pollinator health policy. Read More

New Scorecard Reports 10 Major U.S. Food Retailers’ Progress on Protecting Bees from Toxic Pesticides

Friends of the Earth today released its latest Bee-Friendly Retailer Scorecard, ranking 25 of the largest US grocery retailers on pesticides and pollinator protection in their food and beverage supply chains. Read More

EPA Bans Brain-Damaging Chlorpyrifos in Food

President Biden’s EPA is finally reversing one of many horrific Trump administration actions that prioritized pesticide industry profits over our health and environment. Read More

124 Organizations Demand Home Depot, Lowe’s Immediately Pull Cancer-Linked Weedkiller

124 consumer, health, and environmental groups sent letters today calling on Lowe’s and Home Depot to immediately end the sale of Roundup. Read More

Bayer to Remove Cancer-linked Glyphosate From Roundup for U.S. Lawn and Garden Market by 2023

Bayer-Monsanto announced today that the company will no longer sell glyphosate-based herbicides to U.S. consumers as of 2023 Read More

Report: Second Highest Bee Colony Losses in History

The Bee Informed Partnership today reported the second-highest annual losses of honeybee colonies for the second year in a row. Read More