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Report: Number of sickened by pesticides increases

Illnesses caused by agricultural pesticide exposure in California rose nearly 50 percent in 2015, according to data released May 31 by the Department of Pesticide Regulation.  The number of agricultural cases categorized as "definite," "probable" and "possible" pesticide-related illnesses and injuries increased from 265 in 2014 to 397 in 2015, the report showed.  Read more...



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