The New American Economy: Time to do away with pesticides

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This week Dr. Patricia DeMarco invites Jay Feldman from Beyond Pesticides. He is an expert in how pesticides affect the local ecosystem and alternatives to chemicals like Roundup. In addition to the environmental consequences, consumers are often inadvertently exposed by tracking the chemicals into their homes after coming into contact with them. Agricultural workers are also at risk because they aren’t protected by the labor board, and instead are at the whims of the EPA, which is not an organization designed to protect workers.