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EPA Lets Pesticides on the Market Untested

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You probably wouldn't expect to find pesticides in your toothpaste or your gym socks, but they might be in there all the same. And the vast majority of those pesticides have made it into everyday products without adequate oversight by the Environmental Pr

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kim loan (3)
Wednesday March 27, 2013, 9:53 pm
Isn't about time Americans tacked the root of the problem and concentrate on reforming the EPA? Oh, and while you're at it what about the FDA. They are both toothless Tigers which, rather than protecting the interests of the people, protect the interests of multinational corporations. I checked out the EPA website for a mission statement but couldn't find one but here's what I did find...." Using sound science as a compass, EPA’s mission is to protect you, your family, and the environment from potential risks from pesticides and toxic chemicals". EPA...FAIL!!!

Lynn D (0)
Thursday March 28, 2013, 1:53 am
Since they're NOT doing their jobs, guess we don't need them! Thanks for article!

Gloria picchetti (304)
Thursday March 28, 2013, 3:40 am

Joseph Miller (23)
Thursday March 28, 2013, 3:53 am
Noted thank you so much for sharing this

Giana Peranio-paz (398)
Thursday March 28, 2013, 4:19 am
Noted. Thanks for sharing Cal.

Carol H (229)
Thursday March 28, 2013, 4:31 am
noted with concern, thanks Cal

Ro H (0)
Thursday March 28, 2013, 5:03 am

Past Member (0)
Thursday March 28, 2013, 5:20 am

Helen P (39)
Thursday March 28, 2013, 9:52 am
Stop poisoning the Earth.

Stop poisoning the children.

Stop poisoning me.

Lisa W (143)
Thursday March 28, 2013, 11:48 am
Noted with true conern and like Kim Loan said, what about the FDA too. It is so scary what we do not know and what these administrations DO NOT DO to protect us. We need petitions! Thanks Cal!!

Lisa W (143)
Thursday March 28, 2013, 11:49 am
typo above- concern, sorry

Past Member (0)
Thursday March 28, 2013, 5:01 pm
another useless gov't agency that we PAY for.......they are a joke and so is the whole system..they might as well be politicians as they take money also

Lois Jordan (63)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 5:46 pm
Thanks for the info, Cal. I guess even "pre-packaged" clothing must now be washed before wearing....gonna be pretty tough to wash my toothpaste, though. Since the EPA was created, many have worked hard to diminish its capacity....while others continue to try to strengthen it, along with providing more regulations for our benefit. Looks like the naysayers are winning simply by de-funding it and finding loopholes within regs. The worst thing that's happened is that lobbyists are writing the bills with loopholes in them...and Congress just approves them.
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