Corporations & their agents Archives: Syngenta

Petition to Switzerland to stop Syngenta’s poisoning of Kaua’i

After Kaua’i residents passed an ordinance last November to provide limited protection from pesticide spraying, agrochemical companies including Syngenta sued to shut down even minimal steps towards the health of residents, including children and the hospitalized. The Hawai’i Alliance for Progressive Action (HAPA) traveled to attend Syngenta’s annual shareholders meeting and request that the company … Continue reading Petition to Switzerland to stop Syngenta’s poisoning of Kaua’i

Hilo & Kona: Dr. Tyrone Hayes – Silencing the Independent Scientist

Hawaii Seed and the Mom Hui presents, as part of the Raise Awareness Inspire Change Speaker Series: Dr. Tyrone Hayes – Silencing the Independent Scientist Where: Hilo, UH Hilo campus, Science and Technology Building, room 108 When: Monday evening, May 19th, 6-8pm Where: Kona, Island Naturals upstairs meeting room When: Tuesday evening, May 20th, 6-8pm … Continue reading Hilo & Kona: Dr. Tyrone Hayes – Silencing the Independent Scientist

Atrazine contaminating water in four US states, causing cancer and birth defects

By Pesticide Action Network Results released today from water sampling across four Midwestern states – Illinois, Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota – indicate that the endocrine disrupting pesticide atrazine is still being found in drinking water at levels linked to birth defects and low birth weight. Syngenta, one of the world’s largest pesticide corporations, has continued … Continue reading Atrazine contaminating water in four US states, causing cancer and birth defects