Banning pesticide could cause more harm than good

An international body wants to ban a toxic pesticide, but according to one researcher doing so will push food prices up and threaten food security.

The Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee is discussing whether to ban endosulfan. Replacement pesticides, says Professor Ivan Kennedy, can cost ten times more. His research questions whether the danger of endosulfan warrants the cost.

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