After Chlorpyrifos: What Comes Next?

After Chlorpyrifos: What Comes Next?

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: What comes next after the ban of one of California’s most widely-used agricultural pesticides? Today the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) released recommendations from a workgroup convened by Governor Newsom last May to find...

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California announces end for brain-harming pesticide

California announces end for brain-harming pesticide

Chlorpyrifos use will be banned in December 2020 Sacramento: In a historic win for public health, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation today announced a decisive end to the brain-harming pesticide chlorpyrifos in California. Dow and other manufacturers...

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"If a pregnant woman had high exposure to pesticides there’s a chance her baby could have a lower IQ level — almost 7 points lower, similar to lead poisoning. Researchers found links between pesticide exposure and respiratory illness, developmental disorders, and attention problems like ADHD. After all, these are toxins designed to shut down the nervous systems of insects."

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Don’t forget the glyphosate, 2,4-D, atrazine etc..and birth defects.

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