[video] New Film Reveals Child Farmworkers’ Exposure to Pesticides [USA]

Author: Beyond Pesticides [USA], Published on: 3 October 2011

A new film highlights North Carolina farmworker children’s stories about being sprayed with toxic pesticides while working in the field. Overworked & Under Spray: Young Farm Workers’ Pesticide Stories features interviews with six high school-age children about their experiences working in the fields in eastern NC. Most of the children’s stories involve incidents of pesticide exposure that are illegal according to NC law.

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