Pesticides could be poisoning 25 million agricultural workers annually in the developing world

May 9, 2015

"And each year pesticides could be causing “as many as 25 million agricultural workers in the developing world” to suffer “an episode of poisoning,” according to a 1990 overview in World Health Statistics Quarterly." (CIS 5)

 

Source: World Health Stat Q. 1990;43(3):139-44, Acute pesticide poisoning: a major global health problem. Jeyaratnam J., Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore. (No link available) [verified 4/25/14]

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