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Why We Should Ban the Brain-Damaging Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

Independent science recently sounded the alarm about the widely used pesticide chlorpyrifos, triggering a call to action for policymakers across the globe, so I was interested to read that the current US administration is refusing to ban it.  Mounting scientific evidence shows that the exposure of pregnant women and infants to the pesticide increases the risk of neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), even at low-level exposures.  Read more....



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