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Pesticide caused kids’ brain damage, California lawsuits say

Source: Associated Press, July 12, 2021
Posted on: https://www.advisen.com/

Lawsuits filed Monday in California seek potential class-action damages from Dow Chemical and its successor company over a widely used bug killer linked to brain damage in children.

Chlorpyrifos is approved for use on more than 80 crops, including oranges, berries, grapes, soybeans, almonds and walnuts, though California banned sales of the pesticide last year and spraying of it this year. Some other states, including New York, have moved to ban it. Read more.

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