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[PDF] [full report] What's your poison? Health threats posed by pesticides in developing countries

Author: Environmental Justice Foundation, Published on: 1 January 2003

An estimated three million reported cases of pesticide associated acute poisoning occur annually, resulting in 220,000 deaths. 99% of these occur in the developing world...[page 21 of report lists recommendations to the Agrochemical Industry, including: "Apply the same best practice standards in developing countries as are required in industrialised nations throughout pesticide products’ entire lifespans."]

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Related companies: Monsanto (part of Bayer)