Surprise surprise, the EPA is trying to now ban the insecticide Endosulfan (a chemical cousin of DDT). According to the CNN article, this insecticide has been in use since 1954 and is used on a variety of crops including apples, cherries, peaches, potatoes, grapes, barley, oats, tobacco, cotton and wheat.
1 – Take off your shoes
2 – Filter your water with a carbon filter
3 – Buy produce/meat/dairy without antibiotics and without growth hormones
4 – Open windows whenever possible as indoor air may be less polluted than outdoor air
Children exposed to higher levels of a type of pesticide found in trace amounts on commercially grown fruit and vegetables are more likely to have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder than children with less exposure, a nationwide study suggests.