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Monthly Archives: March 2011
Why would EU want to press for a global ban on a pesticide that it has invented, sold and used over half a century? Was it because the pesticide was harmful or simply because it did not profit Europe anymore? … Continue reading
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it — Adolf Hitler On February 21, 2001, CSE head Sunita Narain and Dr Padma S Vankar organised a press meet in Delhi to expose … Continue reading
The general misconceptions regarding Endosulfan include that it causes cancer, birth defects, reproductive disorders and endocrine disruption. However, all relevant scientific data pertaining to its safety has been blocked out by media. Science Clears Endosulfan: However, the chemical properties … Continue reading
By DNA Correspondent | Place: Ahmedabad Is the widely used pesticide Endosulfan, for almost all crops world over, harmful to humans as concluded by a study of National Institute of Occupational Health (NIOH) in 2002? While a scientific study conducted … Continue reading
Shetkari Sanghatana founder and former Rajya Sabha member Sharad Joshi has charged multi-national companies with hatching a scheme against Endosulphan, the pesticide which is very popular among farmers due to its broad spectrum of application and affordability. Joshi told the media … Continue reading
Endosulfan is not carcinogenic. US EPA has classified Endosulfan under Group-E (Evidence of non-carcinogenicity). (see below the image of original document from US EPA) Dr Andrew McKenzie, Executive Director of the New Zealand Food Safety Authority said “The claim that … Continue reading