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Activists Take Demands to Stop Selling Cancer-Linked Roundup to Lowe’s CEO’s Doorstep

Lowe’s is under renewed pressure to stop selling Roundup after campaigners installed a giant billboard outside of the Lowe’s CEO's mansion. Read More

Activists Take Demands to Stop Selling Cancer-Linked Roundup to Home Depot CEO’s Doorstep

For event images, click here Atlanta, GA — Home Depot is under renewed pressure to stop selling the controversial weedkiller Roundup after campaigners installed a giant billboard outside of the Home Depot CEO, Craig Menear’s mansion. The video billboard features… Read More

Legal Petition Urges EPA to Assess Pesticides’ Harms to Soil Health

The Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth U.S. filed a formal legal petition today urging the Environmental Protection Agency to incorporate a robust assessment of harm to soil ecosystems in pesticide regulatory decisions. Read More

New Study: Agricultural Pesticides Cause Widespread Harm to Soil Health, Threaten Biodiversity

A new study published today by the academic journal Frontiers in Environmental Science finds that pesticides widely used in American agriculture pose a grave threat to organisms that are critical to healthy soil, biodiversity and soil carbon sequestration to fight climate change. Read More

Breaking: Federal Court rules that EPA broke the law on chlorpyrifos

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals just ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency must either disallow the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos on food or find safe levels of exposure that will protect children. Read More

Walmart announces industry-leading policy to protect pollinators from pesticides

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) announced a landmark pollinator health policy today, the most far reaching to date of any U.S. food retailer. Read More

Environmental, Consumer Groups Demand Home Depot and Lowe’s End Sales of Cancer-Linked Roundup

Lowe's and Home Depot are well-aware of the research that shows glyphosate is linked to an increased risk of cancer. And yet these dangerous pesticides still line their shelves, Read More

Billboard at Kroger HQ Demands Retailer Eliminate Bee-killing Pesticides Used to Grow Food it Sells

A new billboard near the Cincinnati headquarters of Kroger (NYSE: KR) demands that the largest traditional grocery corporation in the U.S. stop using toxic pesticides linked to dramatic declines in populations of bees and other pollinators essential to food production. Read More

New Scorecard Ranks Top Food Retailers on Bee-friendly Policies

Major U.S. food retailer, Giant Eagle, released a groundbreaking new policy making the company the only top retailer to make a clear commitment to reduce toxic pesticide use, according to a new Bee-Friendly Retailer Scorecard released today by Friends of the Earth. Read More

Over 157,000 Consumers Call on Home Depot and Lowe’s to End Sales of Cancer-Linked Roundup

Home and garden stores can make a significant difference in reducing the use of this toxic product Read More