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New database sees through invisible pesticides

The Pesticide Action Network North America just announced its new, easy-to-use online database, What'sOnMyFood?, for determining which pesticides--and how much--you're consuming. It even links the chemical residues to the health effects associated with exposure. Here's what Dr. Brian Hill, senior scientist with Pesticide Action Network and the primary developer of the What’sOnMyFood? database, has to say about it.

“This kind of public visibility around pesticides is particularly needed in the U.S., since regulators base their decisions on toxicology studies that are almost all done by industry."

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