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Susan Kegley - Pesticide Contamination in Food

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/03/18/Are_Pesticides_Poisoning_Our_Children_s_Future Dr. Susan Kegley, founder of the Pesticide Research Institute, discusses how susceptible various foods are to contamination by pesticide toxins. ----- Are Pesticides Poisoning Our Children's Future? Discussants include Gina Solomon, Susan Kegley, Tyrone Hayes, and Donique Brumley. William Grant chairs the panel. There is mounting evidence that man-made chemicals, notably pesticides, are accumulating in our environment, and that these chemicals may be far from benign. Hear from a distinguished panel of experts about the nature and magnitude of the potential harm and what we can do about it - The Commonwealth Club of California Dr. Susan Kegley is an organic chemist with expertise in pesticide toxicology, pollutant fate and transport; environmental monitoring and analytical chemistry; and experience with pesticide regulation, pesticide data sources and the pesticide toxicology and epidemiology literature. After 14 years of teaching, research and curriculum development in academia, Dr. Kegley worked as a Senior Scientist for nine years at Pesticide Action Network North America, a non-governmental, non-profit organization that works to promote sustainable alternatives to toxic pesticides. Dr. Kegley started Pesticide Research Institute in 2006.
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