Kids on the Frontline: Minnesota Factsheet | Pesticide Action Network
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Kids on the Frontline: Minnesota Factsheet

In recent years, the science linking pesticide exposure to childhood health harms has gotten consistently stronger—particularly for childhood cancers and neurodevelopmental harms

Six of the top eight pesticides used in Minnesota have been linked to cancer. In addition, six of the top pesticides used in the state are suspected endocrine disruptors, and three have been linked to developmental harms or birth defects. Kids in Minnesota and beyond are bearing the burden of our food system’s continued reliance on pesticides.
 

 

 

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