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Kids on the Frontline

Kids on Frontline

Kids on the Frontline reflects a rigorous assessment of dozens of independent studies documenting links between pesticide exposure and children’s health harms. It builds on our extensive 2012 report, A Generation in Jeopardy.

The science linking agricultural pesticides to childhood health harms — particularly leukemia, brain tumors and developmental disorders — has grown increasingly strong. While children across the country are exposed in various ways, those living in rural, agricultural communities are on the frontlines of both pesticide exposure and the associated health risks.

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Kids on the Frontline in
California

In California’s rural counties, families often live in close proximity to agricultural fields.

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Kids on the Frontline in
Iowa

More than 40 percent of Iowa families live in rural communities.

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Kids on the Frontline in
Minnesota

Six of the top eight pesticides used in Minnesota have been linked to cancer.

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