Tagged with Pesticides

Daily Mail, 8 March 2014: DDT found in salmon: Pesticide discovered in farmed fish on sale in five major British supermarkets

DDT found in salmon: Pesticide discovered in farmed fish on sale in five major British supermarkets Daily Mail, 8 March 2014. Trace levels found in Waitrose, Tesco, Asda, Morrisons and Iceland salmon Salmon production process involves dousing fish in chemicals to kill lice Fish also given protein feed which can contain DDT and other by-products … Continue reading

Village Magazine, 1 August 2013: Organic Greenwash

Village Magazine, 1 August 2013: Organic Greenwash

Organic Greenwash Village Magazine, August 1, 2013 By Tony Lowes Pesticides from salmon farms are extremely ecotoxic to crustaceans, fish and humans The recent discovery of the chemical Teflubenzuron at hundreds of times the legal limit in the environment of a Marine Harvest salmon farm in Scotland highlights the dangers of releasing chemicals uncontrolled into … Continue reading

Friends of the Irish Environment Press Release: BIM’s defence of pesticide contradicts Irish Medicines Board Product should ‘not be allowed to contaminate water’

Friends of the Irish Environment Press Release: BIM’s defence of pesticide contradicts Irish Medicines Board Product should ‘not be allowed to contaminate water’

BIM’s defence of pesticide contradicts Irish Medicines Board Product should ‘not be allowed to contaminate water’ PRESS RELEASE FRIENDS OF THE IRISH ENVIRONMENT 28 JULY 2013 BIM Aquaculture Manager Donal Maguire’s recent statement to the media that ‘cypermethrin has been fully tested in the marine environment for toxicology to ensure it is safe’ is in … Continue reading

Guardian 10 May 2013: Fish company investigated after salmon farm polluted Scottish loch

Guardian 10 May 2013: Fish company investigated after salmon farm polluted Scottish loch

Fish company investigated after salmon farm polluted Scottish loch Marine Harvest, one of the largest fish-farming companies, is under investigation after polluting lake with pesticide Severin Carrell, Scotland correspondent, Friday 10 May 2013 Marine Harvest, one of the world’s largest fish-farming companies, is under investigation after its salmon farms polluted a Scottish loch with toxic … Continue reading