• Mon, 04 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Rice, with pasta on the side to pesticides
    “Time to take kid gloves off in this food fight”, by Eric Bahrt, Letters, November 30.
    your say
  • Sun, 03 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Study finds high pesticide levels in local food
    NGOs call for law forcing industry to declare discharge of toxic substances
    national
  • Mon, 27 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Now, eat that!
    The Thailand Pesticide Alert Network recently tested 15 different types of fruit and vegetables, and found that over 60 per cent of them contained such high levels of pesticide, that they were unsafe for eating.
    your say
  • Sun, 26 Nov 2017 15:31:13
    Lawsuit against govt planned as toxins found on popular vegetables
    More than 60 per cent of five popular vegetables sold in local markets contain excessive levels of harmful chemical residue, according to a testing by the Thailand Pesticide Alert Network (Thai-PAN), a non-governmental organisation working on food safety.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:57:44
    Environmental groups call for ban on toxic pesticides
    Environmental groups staged a nationwide protest against the use of toxic pesticides and herbicides for the sake of consumer safety.
    national
  • Fri, 30 Jun 2017 07:01:02
    New study links common pesticide to bee deaths
    WASHINGTON - Two of the most extensive field studies conducted to date in Europe and Canada have confirmed the hypothesis that neonicotinoid insecticides are harmful to bees and other pollinating species.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:29:34
    US lists a bee as endangered for the first time
    MIAMI - The United States placed a bee on the endangered species list for the first time, after the rusty patched bumblebee's population declined sharply due to pesticides, disease and climate change, officials said Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 09 Oct 2016 01:00:00
    Man stabs his wife and mother-in-law to death then kills himself
    A knife-wielding Thai man is believed to have killed his wife and her mother before taking his own life by drinking pesticide at their home in Lop Buri’s Phattana Nikhom district yesterday morning.
    national
  • Wed, 14 Sep 2016 21:26:00
    Bayer buys Monsanto for $66 bn after months-long pursuit
    FRANKFURT - German chemicals giant Bayer said on Wednesday it had signed a $66 billion (58.8 billion euros) takeover deal with US seeds and pesticides firm Monsanto.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:00:00
    Monsanto accepts sweetened bid from Bayer: report
    NEW YORK - US seeds and pesticide giant Monsanto has agreed to a sweetened takeover bid from the German pharmaceutical and chemical group Bayer, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 02 Mar 2016 20:58:00
    NGOs sue Monsanto, EU food safety watchdog over pesticide
    VIENNA - A group of European NGOs on Wednesday sued agri-giant Monsanto and the EU's food safety watchdog for allegedly distorting scientific data on the carcinogenic effects of controversial weedkiller glyphosate, ahead of a key EU vote to renew its app
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 09 Dec 2015 13:34:00
    Dow Chemical, DuPont in talks on mega-merger: banking sources
    Dow Chemical and DuPont are in talks for a mega-merger that would yield the world's top chemical giant, with products from pesticides to genetically modified organisms, banking sources told AFP Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 14 May 2014 00:00:00
    'Blue powder' may be behind elephant's death
    Officials are investigating to see if a blue powder - believed to be some form of pesticide - had anything to do with the death of a wild elephant at Kui Buri Forest Reserve.
    national
  • Wed, 08 Jan 2014 00:00:00
    Over 1,000 ill as Japan tainted food scandal widens: report
    TOKYO - More than 1,000 people have fallen ill after eating pesticide-contaminated frozen food as a scandal widens across Japan, Jiji Press reported Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 30 Oct 2013 00:00:00
    Think about where your food comes from
    A Taiwanese media expert earlier this year commented on Taiwan's food safety and environmental protection issues by saying "The sky was once blue, the beach was once ours ... fruits were once hormone-free, pesticides were once not for human consumption."
    opinion
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