Health problems due to pesticides may be underestimatedBMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7518.656-d (Published 22 September 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:656
- Nick Smallwood
The risks associated with exposure to agricultural pesticides has been underestimated by the Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs, a new report from the UK Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution warns. And the report says that further investigation is needed to assess the impact of pesticides on human health.
Reports to the Commission from the public have raised concerns that unsafe pesticide concentrations in crop spraying are causing a wide range of health problems. …
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