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    Default Mexican Lawmakers Push Wider Pesticides Ban; Farm Groups Alarmed

    Cassandra Garrison
    Nov. 9, 2022

    MEXICO CITY, Nov 9 (Reuters) - A broad coalition of Mexican lawmakers is pushing to ban nearly 200 chemicals used in pesticides, saying they endanger human health, and the plan has alarmed farmers who say the move could devastate the country's food production.
    There is a growing movement in Mexico against the use of pesticides and genetically modified crops, but some in the government have said the latest proposal goes too far, too fast.

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    Default Re: Mexican Lawmakers Push Wider Pesticides Ban; Farm Groups Alarmed

    It would be nice if some of Mexico's neighboring countries adopted this approach, as well.

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