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Revising Pesticide Laws

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Revising Pesticide Laws

Revising Pesticide Laws

Revising Pesticide Laws

Only Available in Archive Formats.

This week, the House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill that could change the way pesticides are regulated. Advocates say that if the law is enforced, it will offer the public increased protection from dangerous chemicals in fresh and processed foods. In this hour of Science Friday: revamping pesticide laws and how the changes would affect farmers, food processors, and consumers. Guests: Richard Jackson Director, National Center for Environmental Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, Ga. Brian Folkerts Senior Director, Federal Affairs National Food Processors Association Washington, D.C. Erik Olson Senior Attorney Natural Resources Defence Council Washington, D.C. Listeners call in

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