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Updates to “Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides”

The Environmental Working Group recently released an updated version of its popular “Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce” with information on 45 fruits and vegetables. Also included for the first time is a Plus category featuring green beans and leafy … Continue reading

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Children and pesticide exposure

Pesticide use and related health impacts for children are of major concern for parents for a number of reasons: Infants and children eat and drink more in relation to their body weight than adults, which can lead to an increase … Continue reading

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Pesticides pose some inherent risk

The use of pesticides comes with inherent risk, as their main function is to control or kill pests who pose a danger to crops, humans or other living things. There is no such thing as a “safe” pesticide. Even a … Continue reading

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