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E-M:/ Seattle Times Pesticide use and children's health UW study aims to gauge the da
- Subject: E-M:/ Seattle Times Pesticide use and children's health UW study aims to gauge the da
- From: "David Zaber" <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 23 Aug 1999 10:17:10 -0500
- List-Name: Enviro-Mich
- Reply-To: "David Zaber" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did you know that children of agricultural workers are exposed to
pesticides at far greater rates then children in the general population?
Here is a URL for a Seattle Times story regarding new research on the
pesticide - human poisoning - environmental degradation problem that may be of
interest to those of you who are working to reduce pesticide use in the Great
There is specific mention of methyl Parathion and azinphos-methyl, two
organophosphate insecticides which have been targeted for use reductions by the
Seems to me that the agricultural producer and worker are once
again bearing the costs of producing our nation's food supply.