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The Latest On: Pesticides

December 5, 2014 | Feature

Pesticide Exposure in Muck Fields & Ferneries in Florida

No one else in this country faces a more poisonous, unregulated workplace than the agricultural worker. These stories of agricultural workers in Florida demonstrate the need for stronger protections.

March 29, 2017 | Feature

Reactions To The EPA’s Refusal To Ban Chlorpyrifos

"It is shameful that EPA, an agency that is mandated to protect people and communities, refuses to ban chlorpyrifos, despite the harmful health impacts it has on children and farmworkers." -- Hector E. Sanchez, Executive Director of the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement

March 28, 2017 | Feature

What You Need To Know About Chlorpyrifos

For half a century, U.S. staple foods such as corn, wheat, apples and citrus have been sprayed with chlorpyrifos, a dangerous pesticide that can damage the developing brains of children, causing reduced IQ and attention deficit disorders.

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