Chlorpyrifos: Banned for Most Americans, Farmworkers and Their Children Left Behind

The pesticide chlorpyrifos was banned for household use over a dozen years ago, but it is still widely applied in agriculture. We’ll explore the health risks for children, especially in farmworking communities, in this report.

Featuring:

Kim Harley, University of California, Berkeley professor and associate director of the Center for Environmental Research & Children’s Health
Isabel Arrollo, El Quinto Sol de America organizer
Jennifer Sass, Natural Resources Defense Council senior scientist
Tracey Brieger, Californians for Pesticide Reform co-director
Marina Gomez, CHAMACOS research participant
Brian Jimenez-Gomez, CHAMACOS research participant
Margaret Reeves, Pesticide Action Network senior scientist
Valerie Bengal, family physician and UC San Francisco clinical professor
Brett Knupfer, Ohlone Elementary School principal
Marcy Mock, Ohlone special education teacher
Casimira Salazar, Ohlone migrant education teacher
Cynthia Fernandez, Ohlone 2nd grade teacher
Brett McFadden, Pajaro Valley Unified School District chief business officer