News and Updates: Agritoxins

Designed by civil society organizations, bill challenges rural lobby and promotes agroecology systems

Brazil is the world’s top agrochemical consuming country, according to a 2015 dossier...

Agricultural fairs, a fertile space for the landless

by Giovanna Costanti — published 05/19/2018

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The continuity of the coup government of Michel Temer and of his parliamentarians in the Congress is one of the negatives points of this year.

The question that prevails is: What to expect of 2018?

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Special reports deal with the serious impacts generated by the use of agrochemicals in the production of food for the health of the consuming population, rural workers and the environment.

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agrotoxinDespite the apparent health risks, consumers know very little about what they are consuming and the industry insists that there is a "safe level" for...

The conference “Healthy Food: A Right for Everyone”, which took place this Saturday May 6, 2017, became a political act in defense of agroecology and the agrarian reform. According to the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement (MST...

The excessive use of agrotoxins in our food causes illnesses such as Alzheimer’s, cancer, and cardiovascular disease, among others.

Confirming an upward trend in rates of autism cases, a senior research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has sounded the alarm on the issue. According to her, an unsettling 50% of...

This Tuesday, Abrasco published its new report on the reality of agro-toxins in Brazil. In this Agro-toxins being spreadarticle, Alan Tygel talks about the issue.

By Alan Tygel, published in

In early 2011,...

pesticide spray

In this farming superpower, agricultural chemicals - including paraquat – face lax regulation.And in the rural northeast, rampant use has led to sickness and violence.

LIMOEIRO DO NORTE,...

The actions are part of the National Day of Struggle of Peasant Women in denouncing the agribusiness model
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