Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
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Very good piece.
A study carried out by scientists of
the Andhra Pradesh Agricultural
University says a high rate of pesticide residue in the milk of lactating
mothers in the Krishna delta region
of the state is exposing infants to
leihal food contamination.
Researchers have found that the
percentage of pesticide residue in
the milk of mothers in Guntur and
Krishna districts is the second highest in the world, next only to
Gulatemala. The residue data indicated that samples of mothers' milk
collected from 4 hospitals in the
'stiqte showed gamaxene contamination in all specimens, while 63 per
cent tested positive for DDT and 43 per cent for aldrin.