News about pesticide suicides

7 deadly pesticides world has banned used in India

NEW DELHI: Recent deaths of farmers due to pesticide poisoning in Yavatmal and other districts of Maharashtra have opened up a debate over the rationale of using all such pesticides in India which are either banned or restricted elsewhere in the world due to their high toxicity.

Use of pesticides to commit suicide on the rise

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The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh Honours a Lister Fellow

We are delighted to report that in October 2017 Lister Institute Fellow Professor Michael Eddleston was awarded the Cullen Medal by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

Pesticide poisoning deaths: SIT blames ryots too!

Staff Reporter, District-wise number of pesticide poisoning deaths in Amravati Divn District Patients Deaths Buldana 161 Nil Akola 275 10

Punjab bans sale of toxic pesticides; CSE urges similar necessary action by the Centre

The Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare of the government of Punjab yesterday issued directions to discontinue the sale of 20 pesticides (insecticides), harmful to health of humans and environment with immediate effect.