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Malathion and Health Risks: Who Profits?
Mary Kempf

Written in 1991, from the perspective of someone with MCS/EI, the article discusses the effects of pesticide. It covers a first hand experience of the Malathion battle with government officials, to scientific research where special attention is given to the effects of pesticide on children. Some facts are listed that educate about Malathion's safety. It concludes with a hopeful story about the success that non-toxic alternatives to pesticide have had in California's agriculture.