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'291 pesticides registered, 85 possible carcinogens', says columnist Devinder Sharma

International   |   Glibs Quick   |   Sep 08, 2019, 10:18 AM

Devinder Sharma, a researcher and well known columnist, expressed concern on 'chemical onslaught on the food chain'. He cited that 'according to PAN-India, there are 291 pesticides registered; 112 of them are highly hazardous; 85 known as possible carcinogens; 71 known as possible endocrine disrupting chemicals and 159 as possible reproductive and development toxins'.

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