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Pesticides in the Diets of Infants and Children

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Pesticides in the Diets of Infants and Children

Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0309048753
ISBN-13: 9780309048750
Number of pages: 402

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Many of the pesticides applied to food crops in this country are present in foods and may pose risks to human health. Current regulations are intended to protect the health of the general population by controlling pesticide use. This book explores whether the present regulatory approaches adequately protect infants and children, who may differ from adults in susceptibility and in dietary exposures to pesticide residues.

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