Farmers Continue to Adapt to Pesticide Laws

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Since the federal government ordered a review of the safety of every pesticide used in agriculture some 10 years ago, restrictions on pesticide use have been growing. Farmers are having to find replacements for some of the oldest and dirtiest chemicals. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports on the scramble to find alternatives, and how some foods still elude the new protections.



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