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www.indiaspend.com/why-toxic-pesticides-that-killed-3-farmers-in-2-months-are-still-in-use-in-maharashtra

Oct 19, 2018 ... The state government had, on November 1, 2017, banned three insecticides--monocrotophos, acephate, diafenthiuron--and two combination ...

earthjustice.org/advocacy-campaigns/pesticides

Our Food, Toxic Fields Farmworkers represent the backbone of our agricultural ... one of the most widely-used pesticides linked with lower birth weight, ...

www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/pesticide-residues-in-food

Feb 19, 2018 ... Key facts. Pesticides are used to protect crops against insects, weeds, fungi and other pests. Pesticides are potentially toxic to humans and ...

www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/us-farmers-still-use-many-pesticides-are-banned-elsewhere

Jul 11, 2019 ... More than one in four of the pesticide used on U.S. farms in 2016 had ... agricultural nations in banning potentially harmful pesticides, ...

www.epa.gov/safepestcontrol/food-and-pesticides

Mar 3, 2021 ... EPA sets limits on how much of a pesticide may be used on food during ... and an increase in the use of safer, less toxic pesticides, ...

www.panna.org/pesticides-big-picture/pesticides-101

Pesticides are used all around us, in homes and gardens, schools, parks and agricultural fields.

www.healthline.com/nutrition/pesticides-and-health

Just like pesticides used in conventional farming, organic pesticides are tightly regulated for safety but can be harmful to health in high doses.

www.bt.ucsd.edu/synthetic_pesticide.html

Two-thirds of pesticide purchased is used in agriculture. ... There are three types of harmful effects caused by pesticides: acute effects, delayed effects, ...

communityactionworks.org/issues/pesticides

Pesticides harm more than the weeds and pests they're designed to kill. ... They are used almost everywhere — not only in agricultural fields, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_effects_of_pesticides

In another example, some types of fungicides used in peanut farming are only slightly toxic to birds and mammals, but may kill earthworms, which can in turn ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2984095

Pesticides that exhibit such behavior include the organochlorine DDT, endosulfan, endrin, heptachlor, lindane and their TPs. Most of them are now banned in ...