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LISTEN: Bruce Lanphear on how we’re failing to protect people from pesticides

Lanphear recently resigned as the co-chair of the Health Canada scientific advisory committee on pest control products.

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Dr. Bruce Lanphear, an expert on early childhood health and exposure to toxics, joined EHN to discuss his resignation from a Health Canada pesticide advisory committee and how regulators are failing to protect the public from agricultural “poisons.”

Lanphear, a professor and researcher at Simon Fraser University, also talks about why small exposures to environmental toxics have a big impact on us, and how we can better protect ourselves from pesticide exposure.

Listen to the interview below and learn more about Lanphear’s work at

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