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California Moves to Ban ‘Toxic’ Pesticide, But Farmworkers May Still Be Exposed for 2 Years

Seasonal farm workers pick and package strawberries in Salinas

California Heatlh Report

California’s Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) announced this month that it’s taking legal action to ban chlorpyrifos across the state, those campaigning for pesticide reform in the region felt that their work was finally paying off. The state said it’s sent formal notices to manufacturers and pest-management companies to cancel registrations they hold for chlorpyrifos products.