“This chemical harms children, babies, and fetuses. We know that, but the EPA and chemical companies continue to put it on our food. This is shocking and irresponsible,” said U.S. PIRG Toxics Director, Kara Cook-Schultz.
U.S. PIRG supports a letter from four Energy and Commerce Committee members, who are calling for a Congressional investigation into some of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recent regulatory actions on pesticides.
Coming on the release of emails showing Monsanto pressured EPA officials to declare glyphosate is not a carcinogen, the EPA, USDA, and FDA testing of glyphosate residues in food as part of the Pesticide Data Program (PDP) has coincidentally been put on hold.