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Proposed Pesticide Rules Near Schools Revised

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The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)  released a revised proposal for regulating the use of agricultural pesticides near school sites and licensed child day care facilities.  The department is inviting the public to comment on the revisions during a 15-day period. The revised draft regulation reflects extensive public input received during the most recent round of public review, which …

CA Produce Shows Low or No Pesticide Residue

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Tests on produce collected by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) indicate the vast majority of fruits and vegetables available for sale in California meet stringent pesticide safety standards. During its 2015 survey, DPR found 97.3 percent of tested California-grown produce had little or no pesticide residues.