Pesticide Testing on Humans Is Ethical, Science Panel Says

Submitted by: Wanderer 13 years ago Science
http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A56062-2004Feb19?language=printer

The goal is the raise the level of pesticides allowed to be used.
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Male 309
Easy. Money.
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Female 137
dear lord.

"The pesticide industry has vehemently supported such tests for years, arguing that current regulatory limits on exposure to environmental toxins are overly cautious."

Tell that to the grape workers!

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Female 16
Link: Pesticide Testing on Humans Is Ethical, Science Panel Says [Rate Link] - The goal is the raise the level of pesticides allowed to be used.

ACK! Do we really want more poisen in the enviornment. And why would anyone be willing to have pesticides tested on them. Would raising the levels of pesticides that humans can be exposed to based on adult studies provide sufficient protection to children and fetuses?

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