Fresh spinach, peaches, plums and sweet peppers are among the worst offenders.
After a 15-minute baking soda soak, almost all of the chemicals had been removed from the surface of an apple—but some were still lurking in the fruit.
Assessment of 63 protected areas shows dramatic decline that cannot be explained through natural means.
Some common insecticides alter plants' genetics, making them more vulnerable to tiny, destructive arachnids.
Prohibitions on research prevent growers from learning true dangers of pesticides, but many are turning to sustainable growing.
Cities around the country are spraying pesticides meant to kill mosquitos that don’t work—and could pose a serious health threat.
Some don’t think it goes far enough.
Cases of Parkinson's, hormonal development disorders and learning difficulties are rife in areas where they are used, but policy is often highjacked by industry in the fight to ban dangerous chemicals
One amphibian specialist takes the agency to task on possible “conflicts of interest” in its regulatory system
Exposure to DDT-replacement Methoxychlor could cause diseases three generations later, in offspring who were never exposed to the pesticide themselves.
The fight against newly resistant weeds has a new, controversial weapon.