Tag: insecticides

Farmland 48 Times More Toxic To Insects Than 25 Years Ago

By Tyler Durden A new study shows how “insect apocalypse” is unfolding across America’s farmland since neonicotinoid pesticides were introduced several decades ago. Researchers found that farmland across the country is 48 times more toxic to insect life than 25 years ago, and neonicotinoid pesticides account for a…

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Cockroaches Are Evolving So Fast They’re Becoming Nearly Impossible to Kill With Chemicals

By Elias Marat The common German cockroach, despite being a vile carrier of bacteria and disease, is truly an impressive creature. While a number of insects face a looming danger of extinction, many believe that the resilient roach—whose history stretches back to 300 million B.C.—could…

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Lawsuit Claims Popular LaCroix Sparkling Water Has Insecticide and Other Harmful Chemicals

By Aaron Kesel A lawsuit filed in Cook County, Illinois Circuit Court against popular beverage LaCroix alleges the sparkling water advertised as “all natural” includes a dangerous ingredient used in cockroach insecticide (linalool) as well as other harmful artificial ingredients that are “non-natural and synthetic…

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