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Crops Affected

Friday, July 25, 2008

The Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will ban any residue of the toxic pesticide carbofuran on domestic and imported foods. The chemical is applied to a variety of crops in the United States and abroad, including:

· Bananas

· Coffee

· Rice

· Sugar cane

· Alfalfa

· Corn

· Potatoes

· Sunflowers

· Soybeans

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