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Agrochemical Exposure Causes Deformities in Argentinian Children

Agrochemical Exposure Causes Deformities in Argentinian Children

| Oct 19, 2018

The safety of pesticides and other agrochemicals is still the subject of heated debate. Despite nearly indisputable evidence of their health risks, the use of these chemicals is more widespread than ever. An incredible 9.4 million tons of RoundUp pesticide have been sprayed onto fields since the product’s inception in 1974, making it the most-used […]

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Federal Court Orders EPA to Ban Toxic Pesticide

Federal Court Orders EPA to Ban Toxic Pesticide

| Aug 26, 2018

A federal appeals court recently ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to ban the entire class of chlorpyrifos-containing pesticides in the United States. The decree, while still subject to further delays and appeals, marks a major victory for environmental and public health groups. This is not the first time these pesticides have been banned. As we […]

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