• SNAP Tour of Organic Vegetable Garden
  • Learn About Pesticides in Foods
  • Learn To Manage Weeds Without Chemical Pesticides
  • Learn About Colony Collapse Disorder and How to Protect Bees
  • Learn to Keep Insects Out of your Crops
  • Learn to Manage Pests Naturally
  • LIving Near Fields Increases Pesticide Exposure
  • Link to SK Organic Resources
  • Driving Near Recently Sprayed Fields Exposes People to Pesticides
  • SNAP Display at Event

Archives for 2014

Thursday, November 27, 2014

SNAP signed on a campaign to ban triclosan

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SNAP signed on the following campaign to ban triclosan organized by CELA
http://www.cela.ca/publications/environment-and-health-groups-statement-triclosan

For more on triclosan, its persistence and its effects on health and environment, go to http://www.snapinfo.ca/info/antibacterials

Sunday, October 12, 2014

TAKE ACTION! Tell the National Organic Standards Board: Keep Organic Strong!

A lot of the organic food coming into Canada from the USA. Organic needs to mean something. Please take a few seconds to sign this letter.

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A lot of the organic food coming into Canada from the USA. Organic needs to mean something.
Please take a few seconds to sign this letter.

TAKE ACTION! Tell the National Organic Standards Board: Keep Organic Strong! -

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

A Consultation to Amend the Saskatchewan Pest Control Products Regulations, 1995.June 16, 2014. Return by August 15, 2014.

Contact for an electronic copy of the document or questions below

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A Consultation to Amend the Saskatchewan The Pest Control Products Regulations, 1995. June 16, 2014. Return by August 15, 2014.

Several years ago, SNAP requested to be a stakeholder and will comment. If you are interested in reading the changes and making your own comments, read below.

For an electronic copy of the document or questions. please contact Mr Richard Dwkins, Provincial Specialist, Pesticide Regulatory, at 306-787-5207 or by email at Richard.Wilkins@gov.sk.ca

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Friends of the Earth Bee-Action Campaign

to deal with large retailers selling bedding plants contaminated with neonicotinoids

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New Tests Find Bee-killing Pesticides in ‘bee-friendly’ Plants sold in Portland, ME Garden Centers (Organic Consumers Association, June 25, 2014) in Home Depot (NYSE: HD), Lowe’s (NYSE: LOW) and Walmart (NYSE: WMT) stores. “Our data indicate that many plants sold in nurseries and garden stores across the U.S. and Canada (Vancouver, BC; London, ON;Montreal, QC) are being pre-treated with systemic neonicotinoid insecticides, making them potentially toxic to pollinators,” said Timothy Brown, Ph.D., co-author of the report from the Pesticide Research Institute. The study and report:Gardeners Beware (2014)  Friends of the Earth Bee-Action Campaign