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  • The fall 2014 meeting dates have been announced, and public comments are due by Tuesday, October 7, 2014. Your comments and participation are critical to the integrity of the organic label.

  • Beyond Pesticides has put together this back-to-school checklist of programs and steps you can take to ensure that you are sending your kids back to a healthier and safer environment.

  • Whether you become a member of Beyond Pesticides, donate or buy a gift from our online shop, your support funds a growing movement towards a pesticide-free future.
  • Protect public trust in the organic food label by voicing your concern through the Save Our Organic campaign.

  • Beyond Pesticides has compiled a comprehensive directory of companies that sell organic seeds and plants which are free of bee-harming pesticides.

  • Winners of our first annual pollinator photo contest have been chosen! Featured above from L-R are grand prize winners: Delbert Contival (Kauai, HI), Darla Young (Sheridan, AR), and Pierre Mineau (Spring Island, Canada).

  • Whether you missed it or you miss it, catch all the action from the 32nd National Pesticide Forum in Portland, Oregon on our YouTube channel!

Alerts & Actions

Andrea Kidd Taylor, DrPH, MSPH: Beyond Pesticides is saddened by the passing of Andrea Kidd Taylor, DrPH, MSPH, a treasured board member and friend.

Victory! EPA Denies Emergency Use of Harmful Pesticide on 3 Million Acres of Texas Farmland- With your help, we stopped the contamination of 3 million acres of cropland and groundwater with a highly toxic pesticide. Thank you to all who provided comments to EPA. See Beyond Pesticides' Press Release or Comments to EPA for more information.

Take a Stand Against Pesticide Pollution. Write a letter to the editor of your local paper! Beyond Pesticides has the resources you need.

Pesticides and You

Newsletter of Beyond Pesticides

Spring 2014 Issue

No Longer a BIG Mystery

Farm Bill 2014

When Politics Trumps Science and Health Suffers

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Beyond Pesticides would like to thank the following companies for sponsoring the National Pesticide Forum scholarship fund,
making it possible for people around the country to attend this important meeting.

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