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.
Last year scientists found illegal pesticides residues on snow peas from Guatemala and chili peppers from Mexico, to name a few.
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.
Experts say they’re one tough pest to beat.
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.