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Lindsey Schneider
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Lindane has been targeted for a ban by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) since 1977, but has somehow managed to stay on the market. Meanwhile more than 50 countries have banned this dangerous chemical. What are the forces behind the survival of this old and dangerous pesticide in the U.S.?

Lindsey Schneider
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Led by Zambia and India, more and more countries in the Global South are spurning genetically modified (GM) food aid, and questioning the wisdom of a corporate-controlled food system. Even when facing widespread famine, Zambia refused genetically contaminated food aid from the U.S., after a review by its scientists showed insufficient evidence to demonstrate the safety of GM foods.

Lindsey Schneider
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Lindsey Schneider
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In the spring of 2006, farm worker community members tested the air at two different locations in the Yakima Valley with the assistance of the Farm Worker Pesticide Project (FWPP) and Pesticide Action Network (PAN). We tested for dangerous levels of chlorpyrifos, the key ingredient in the insecticide Lorsban, which is widely used in apple, cherry and pear orchards.