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New Report Slams US EPA over Harmful Pesticide Mixture Approvals

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on July 20, 2016 - 1:39pm

By: Sustainable Pulse

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved nearly 100 pesticide products over the past six years that contain mixtures that make them more poisonous and increase the dangers to imperiled pollinators and rare plants, according to an investigation by the Center for Biological Diversity. These “synergistic” combinations have been widely overlooked by the EPA in its approval of pesticides for food, lawns and other uses.

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