Long-Term Roundup Exposure Found to Harm Keystone Wildlife Species

January 6, 2021 | Long-term exposure to formulated Roundup (glyphosate) results in significant harm to wildlife species that form the bottom of aquatic food chains, according to a study published in Microbiome by researchers at University of Birmingham, UK. The water flea Daphnia spp. often functions as a keystone species in lakes and ponds, and […]

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Maryland Lacks Appropriate Systems to Track COVID Cases Among Poultry, Migrant, and Seasonal Farm and Food Workers

Marylanders for Food and Farm Worker Protection Coalition calls on the state to adopt new measures to help curb infectious diseases by collecting better COVID-19 data for the poultry industry and migrant seasonal food and farm workers May 24, 2022, Annapolis, Md. – Right now, migrant and seasonal farm workers are arriving in Maryland to […]

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Experts and Advocates Testify in Support of Bill Protecting Marylanders from Dangerous PFAS in Common Pesticides

Bill would ensure mosquito control products are free of PFAS contamination in order to safeguard public health March 2, 2022, Annapolis, Md. — Nationally renowned scientists, environmental advocates, and public health experts provided testimony to the Maryland House of Delegates Health and Government Operations committee today in favor of a bill to eliminate PFAS contamination in […]

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General Assembly Passes Maryland Chlorpyrifos Ban

State to become 4th in the country to ban pesticide proven to cause brain damage and harm the environment March 18, 2020, Annapolis, MD – Today the Maryland General Assembly gave final passage to legislation that will ban chlorpyrifos starting January 1, 2021. Maryland will become the fourth state in the country to ban chlorpyrifos, […]

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