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The introduction of pesticides benefited growers because it increased their production and profit. However, it was at the cost of farm workers and consumers health. The article includes a detailed analysis of how harmful effects of pesticides, the politics, policies, and laws surrounding harmful chemicals.
Calexico Clinic, California, Dr. Ken Tittle, harvest poisoned, pesticides, physicians, lettuces, growers, symptoms, health, Colace Brother, El Centro, State Assembly Committee on Agriculture, Food and Nutrition March, United Farm Workers, farm workers, Jerry Cohen, District Attorney Jim Hamilton
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"How Poisoned Lettuce Affects Workers & Consumers: Cómo Afecta la Lechuga Envenenada a los Trabajadores y Consumidores" (1973). Politicians. 23.