Low doses matter hugely, say scientists
It's been the official mantra of pesticide companies for decades: "The dose makes the poison."
While it makes intuitive sense — you'd think that the more of a
chemical you're exposed to, the sicker you'll get — the science has, in
fact, been saying otherwise for years.
A team of 12 scientists recently released a report calling on EPA to completely revamp the way they evaluate chemicals, to better reflect this now fully understood reality: Tiny amounts of certain chemicals can have devastating effects on human health.Read more »