Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 22:26
The Delhi High Court today termed as "alarming" the findings of an expert committee on the status of pesticide residues in food commodities and said almost entire 1.75 crore Delhiites eat fruits and vegetables which are not fit for human consumption.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 15:50
At the Spencer Gulf, near Port Augusta in South Australia, Sundrop Farms is turning sunlight and seawater into fresh water and food inside greenhouses.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 20:24
The Delhi High Court was on Wednesday told that the Centre and the city government have failed to address the issue of use of banned pesticides in fruits and vegetables.
Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 16:10
Extended periods of stress can cause bee colony failures, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 00:45
UN body Food & Agriculture Organisation asked developing countries like India to speed up the withdrawal of hazardous pesticides from their markets.
Last Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013, 20:00
The European Commission received the go-ahead Monday to slap a two-year ban across the European Union on the use of pesticides blamed for a sharp decline in bee populations, an EU diplomat said.
Last Updated: Friday, March 30, 2012, 09:25
Two studies suggest a common type of pesticide is causing problems for honeybees and bumblebees.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 08, 2012, 21:40
At least 40 people
were taken ill after inhaling toxic gas leaked from a
pesticide plant at Maitapur in Simulia area of Odisha`s
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 20, 2011, 19:28
The Delhi High Court was on Wednesday informed that no banned pesticides were detected in tests conducted on vegetable samples collected from markets in the national capital.
Last Updated: Friday, March 11, 2011, 17:53
As many as 67 pesticides that have
either been banned or severely restricted by some countries,
have been allowed for use on crops in India, Agriculture
Minister Sharad Pawar admitted in the Rajya Sabha.
Last Updated: Friday, March 11, 2011, 13:10
Two children died and five others were hospitalised in Uttar Pradesh after they consumed potatoes that may have contained too much pesticide, medical officials said on Friday.
Last Updated: Friday, January 21, 2011, 16:27
The use of a new generation of pesticides could be blamed for bees` mysterious decline.
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