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Pesticides are chemicals that make our produce perfect and our yards free of pests However this perfection comes at a price to many different peoplePesticides are poisons with the sole purpose of killing They are intended to kill weeds insects and fungus There are three types of pesticides called herbicides insecticides and fungicides Every pesticide has an active ingredient and an inert ingredient The active ingredient is the poison that kills he pest and the inert ingredient is the carrying or spreading compound Honey pg 2 Pesticides were once thought of as a miracle cure for hunger They were supposed to keep crops free of pests and misquitos under control People were not aware of the dangers that these poisons possessed DDT was supposed to be a benefactor for all humanityHoney pg 2 There were few regulations on the use of DDT use It was even sprayed where children played It was intended to kill misquitos but it ended up poisoning even killing people Honey pg2 Elizabeth Rollings says that one of her teachers Mrs Keller had a sister that died from DDT poisoning when Mrs Keller was a child People came to her house that sprayed the bushes with DDT to control misquitos and when Mrs Keller and her sister played near the bushes they were exposed to the deadly poison Now a days the US has seen the dangers that pesticides possess and banned many kinds from use in this country However the US has yet to ban them from being made here and exported to foreign countries In fact 25 tons are exported every hour Honey pg 1 There are three main problems with this the regulations are very low in the places the US exports to many of the people in those places are unaware of the dangers and the pesticides can return on the produce that the US imports A specific example of
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