Vermont Attorney General Donovan Challenges EPA Decision to Allow Toxic Pesticide on Food

9Aug - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

Montpelier, VT (STL.News) – Continuing to fight for safe food, Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced that his office joined five other states to file a lawsuit challenging an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision to allow the continued use of the toxic pesticide Chlorpyrifos on foods.

“This is about safe food,” said Attorney General Donovan.  “It’s simple: the EPA’s decision to allow this pesticide to be used on food crops ignores science and threatens the health of Vermonters – especially the health of our children and infants. 

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