Pesticide Impacts on
Pesticides as Endocrine Disruptors
RACHEL'S ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH NEWS Series on "The Latest Hormone Science"
- Kids at risk --
Chemicals in the environment come under scrutiny as the number of
childhood learning problems soars, U.S. News & World Report, Sheila Kaplan and Jim
Morris, Volume 128, Issue 24, page 47-53, June 19, 2000
- Genes may solve hormone-disrupter debate, Robert Triendl, Toyko, Nature,
Volumbe 209, January 28, 2001
- Environmental Estrogens and Their Hormones
-- "An educational service and an interactive forum where those interested in
environmental estrogens and other environmental hormones can find accurate, timely information and can
contribute to the ongoing public debate."
- Rachel's Environment & Health Weekly,
#655, August 26, 1999, Cause for Precautionary
Pesticide, Fertilizer Mixes Linked to Range of Health Problems, Co-authors
James W. Jaeger -- Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, Department of Zoology, and
Ian H. Carlson of the Edocrinology Laboratory, University of Wisconsin Hospital.
Posted on the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Office of News and Public
"Endocrine, Immune, and Behavioral Effects of Aldicarb (Carbamate),
Atrazine (Triazine) and Nitrate (Fertilizer) Mixtures at Groundwater
by Warren P. Porter, James W. Jaeger, Ian Carlson,
Toxicology and Industrial Health (1999) 15, 133-150
1997 REVIEW--PART 1: SOMETHING IS TERRIBLY WRONG
--by Peter Montague--
During 1997, accumulating evidence indicated that something is
disrupting normal sexual development and function in humans.
RACHEL'S ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH WEEKLY #576,
December 11, 1997
- Learn more about
endocrine disruptors and their effects
Washington State University scientist, Dr. Allan Felsot, describes
the basics of the endocrine system. His article
"Endocrine Disruptor Worries Here to Stay"
appeared in the September, 1997 issue of Agrichemical and
. Among the interesting passages --
- "I've wondered a lot lately whether industry realizes what
a potential mess it has gotten itself, and by association
our farmers, into by its passive support of the FQPA last year."
- Scientist Sees More Adverse Effects from Methoxychlor, from
Pesticide Report, Vol 1, No.6, July 30, 1997
- The Weybridge Report, by Peter Montague, RACHEL'S
ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH WEEKLY #547, May 22, 1997.
- Endocrine disruptor research planned by White House,
agencies, industry, Jeff Johnson, American Chemical Society, June, 1996.
- Erice Statement on "Environmental Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals: Neural, Endocrine, and Behavioral Effects," International School of Ethology, November 10, 1995.
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