Food Matters: Pesticides

How these toxic chemicals can do more harm than good.
Science Spotlight

While everyone is freaking out about invasive hornets, the largest threats to America’s pollinators remain unchanged.

What's At Stake

Bees, which pollinate crops like apples, blueberries, pumpkins, and watermelon, are facing huge challenges to their survival, such as the overuse of neonic pesticides.

Policy Primer

Shown to be toxic to kids, chlorpyrifos is nevertheless still being sprayed on crops across the country—and making its way into our bodies. So why has the EPA refused to ban it?

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