Pesticide

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13 February 2020
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Author: Pedro Grigori, Repórter Brasil/Agência Pública (Brazil)

"Indígenas vítimas de 'chuva de agrotóxico' recebem R$ 150 mil de indenização-Após vários casos de contaminação em que foram derrotados, indígenas do Mato Grosso do Sul vencem pela primeira vez ação por uso indevido de pesticida; fazendeiro, empresa de...

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Company response
10 February 2020
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Les commentaires ci-dessous:“BASF takes the claim “no compromise on Product Stewardship” seriously. Details about our product stewardship program can be found here. If you have concerns about the use of BASF products, please contact us.”  

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Company response
10 February 2020
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Bayer gladly seizes the opportunity of the Business Human Rights & Resource Center to respond to the article “Pesticides en Tunisie, le cadeau empoisonné” alleging that Bayer’s sales activities of Pesticide in Tunisia are currently causing...

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Company response
10 February 2020

Dow Chemicals

"Dow no longer participates in the pesticides or broader agriscience business/market, following our separation fromDowDUPont in April of 2019"

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Story
10 February 2020
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Dans les champs tunisiens, les pesticides sont partout. Les agriculteurs·trices n’arrivent plus à se passer de ces produits chimiques pour faire pousser leurs fruits et légumes et atteindre leur rendement. ...

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Report
4 February 2020

S. Africa: 'Appalling' working & living conditions in wine supply chain allegedly linked to pressures from leading Dutch supermarkets, incl. company comments

Author: SOMO & Trust for Community Outreach and Education

"Pressing issues: South African wine farms and the responsibility for due diligence by Dutch supermarkets"...

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Article
3 February 2020

UAE: Pesticides company under investigation after 23 students and teachers hospitalised

Author: Aghaddir Ali, Gulf News (UAE)

"23 hospitalised after school poisoning in Sharjah," 29 Jan 2020...

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Article
28 January 2020
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Author: Semana (Colombia)

“Colombia insiste en uso del glifosato, mientras productora de este herbicida está en el "ojo del huracán"” – 27 de enero de 2020...

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Article
24 January 2020
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Author: Public Eye

Anmerkung: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre hat Syngenta um eine Stellungnahme gebeten; diese können Sie hier einsehen....

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Story
20 January 2020

Exported Syngenta pesticide found in drinking water in Brazil, NGO alleges; incl. company response

Official documents obtained by Swiss NGO Public Eye show that 37 tonnes of profenofos were exported from Switzerland to Brazil in 2018. Profenofos is an insecticide which is banned in Switzerland due to its effects on health and the environment....

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