- Children Suffer Genetic Damage from Pesticides in Argentina GM Soy Region (Sustainable Pulse, March 23, 2015):
Children exposed to pesticides sprayed in a GM soy-producing region of Argentina have genetic damage, a team of researchers from the National University of Río Cuarto, Cordoba (UNRC), found in a new study.
Sources: Main Source: www.gmwatch.org/ By Claire Robinson
The study compared 50 children living in the town of Marcos Juárez (Córdoba) at different distances from pesticide-sprayed areas with 25 children from the city of Río Cuarto (Córdoba), who were considered not to be exposed to pesticides. Continue reading »
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