„The idea that pesticides are essential to feed a fast-growing global population is a myth, according to UN food and pollution experts.
A new report, being presented to the UN human rights council on Wednesday, is severely critical of the global corporations that manufacture pesticides, accusing them of the “systematic denial of harms”, “aggressive, unethical marketing tactics” and heavy lobbying of governments which has “obstructed reforms and paralysed global pesticide restrictions …“
Ausführlicher Bericht: UN experts denounce ‚myth‘ pesticides are necessary to feed the world, The Guardian 7.3.17
Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food, United Nations, Human Rights Council, Thirty-fourth session, 27 February-24 March 2017
Two new reports published in recent weeks add to the already large and convincing body of evidence, accumulated over more than half a century, that agricultural pesticides and other toxic chemicals are poisoning us. Jane Goodall: How Can We Believe It Is a Good Idea to Grow Our Food With Poisons? Eco Watch 9.3.17.
UN-Bericht bestätigt: Pestizide sind Problem statt Lösung, Bio-Markt, 8.3.17.
Schlagwörter: Hila Elver, Jane Goodall, Law School Resnick Food Law and Policy Center, Pestizide, Pflanzenschutzmittel, PSM, Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food, UN experts denounce 'myth' pesticides are necessary to feed the world, UN human rights council, University of California Santa Barbara