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Local Pesticide Concerns Lead To Positive Changes In Public Schools

One Los Angeles mom created broad-based environmental change in California’s public schools, ushering in a new era of health and toxin avoidance for kids.


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Is That Broccoli Safe? See How California Monitors Produce For Pesticides

Last year scientists found illegal pesticides residues on snow peas from Guatemala and chili peppers from Mexico, to name a few.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/13/2013

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Feds: Calif. Pesticide Regulators Discriminated Against Latino School Kids

The complaint claimed state regulators put kids at risk because they continually approved the use of methyl bromide near schools in agricultural areas that are heavily Hispanic.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/26/2011

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Need To Get Rid Of Bed Bugs?

Experts say they’re one tough pest to beat.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/14/2010

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99 Cents Only Stores Fined For Selling Illegal Pesticides

A federal judge has ordered 99 Cents Only Stores Inc. to pay more than $400,000 in penalties for selling illegal pesticides in various household products.