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Groups Challenge California’s Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticides

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NEWS RELEASE:  Tuesday, July 8, 2014

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Greg Loarie, Earthjustice, (415) 217-2000
Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network, (916) 216-1082
Abigail Seiler, Center for Food Safety, (202) 547-9359
Aimee Simpson, Beyond Pesticides, (202) 543-5450 ex. 19

 

Groups Challenge California’s Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticides

State rubber stamps expanded usage before determining effects on crop pollinators

Case against brain-harming pesticides grows

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In a study released in Environmental Health Perspectives today, researchers from the University of California Davis MIND Institute further substantiated the links between pesticide exposure and learning disabilities in children. The study suggests that pregnant women living in closer proximity to applications of pesticides commonly applied to fruits and vegetables, are more likely to have children with autism and developmental delays.

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