chlorpyrifos

Did you know that chlorpyrifos, produced by Dow chemical,  is the most widely used insecticide globally? Commonly known as Durzban, this particular pesticide causes nerve damage in children. Prenatal exposure predicts ADHD, lower IQ, and creates an increase in children with “special needs,” putting a burden on schools and society. Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Dana Boyd Barr, Ph.D., Research professor at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. https://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/profile/#!DBBARR  Dr. Barr describes her research on pesticide exposure and  damage to the neurodevelopment of children, and the political difficulty in banning chlorpyrifos. For more information on chlorpyrifos see: http://www.panna.org/resources/chlorpyrifos-facts and beyondpesticides.org

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April 12, 2018

Dana Boyd Barr, Ph.D. discusses the pesticide, chlorpyrifos, and how it harms children’s development. 4/12/2018

Did you know that chlorpyrifos, produced by Dow chemical,  is the most widely used insecticide globally? Commonly known as Durzban, this particular pesticide causes nerve damage […]