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Birth Defects Linked to Pesticides, Again /Action Link in Syngenta Section

Health & Wellness  (tags: pesticide, atrazine, birth defects, health )

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But it's not just yesterday's pesticides causing trouble. Syngenta's atrazine is one of the most widely used herbicides in the U.S. today, applied mostly in corn fields. Back in 2009, researchers found that babies conceived during atrazine spray season...

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SANDRA R (144)
Friday July 1, 2011, 7:41 pm
Noted. Thank you Nancy.

T. A. H (39)
Friday July 1, 2011, 7:45 pm
This is sooooo disturbing. Thanks, Nancy.

Mary T (178)
Friday July 1, 2011, 8:06 pm
Thanks Nancy this is really disturbing.

Star S. (54)
Friday July 1, 2011, 8:12 pm

Mary L (132)
Friday July 1, 2011, 10:33 pm
Thank you, Nancy. I thought DDT was bad. It just keeps getting worse because the vermin that are left are immune so the poison has to get stronger.

Shelly Peterson (213)
Friday July 1, 2011, 11:57 pm
signed! Thanks, Nancy!

linda b (186)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 1:30 am
Noted thanks Nancy

Abdullah A (5)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 3:36 am
There's always natural solutions to these problems, Basil is a natural pesticide, grown next to other crops would reduce the amount of insects attracted to it, thats just 1 example im sure there are millions of herbs and plants that will repel more insects.
Spraying pesticide keeps them off it because you have just poisoned the plant! now you feed us it?
complete idiocy

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 6:06 am
Thanks Nancy. This is so sad when pesticides have to be used for everything and it does more harm than good to humans and nature.

Mike S (86)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 6:29 am
Signed, noted and shared. Thank you Nancy.

Lisa AWAY N (206)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 9:09 am
Action taken, thanks Nancy!

. (1)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 9:26 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Nancy.

Brenda Towers (0)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 10:52 am
Noted. this is very alarming news.

Iwona Krzeminska (73)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 12:32 pm
Signed and shared, thank you

Kay M (347)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 12:52 pm
sadly not surprising

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 2:12 pm
noted, and shared, thank you!

Jane H (139)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 2:44 pm
Noted and signed---Thanks,Nancy.

Carol H (229)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 6:50 pm
noted, thanks Nancy

Kamila A (141)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 8:49 pm
we really need to reevaluate our ways of living on this earth

Lindsay K (6)
Sunday July 3, 2011, 9:23 am
Very worrying - we do have to be careful about the chemicals we use!

Desiree Hayden (2)
Sunday July 3, 2011, 10:10 am
poor babies

Roger G (154)
Monday July 4, 2011, 4:33 pm
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