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Eyes/ Ears

Hearing Loss

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Long-Term Pesticide Exposure Linked to Hearing Loss in Farmworkers   (Beyond Pesticides, July 30, 2020) 'Simultaneous exposure to pesticides and noise from agricultural machinery increases farmworkers, risk of hearing loss, according to the study, “Hearing Loss in Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides and Noise,” published in the journal Annals of Work Exposures and Health....However, this study is one of the first to associate hearing loss with the additive effect to concurrent, persistent pesticide exposure, and noise.   Specifically, the highest level of cumulative pesticide exposure stems from organophosphates (OP)—derived from World War II nerve agents)—which are significantly associated with hearing loss in the high-frequency band, according to the study.'

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From Glyphosate to Front Groups: Fraud, Deception and Toxic Tactics   (Colin Todhunter, OffG. Jun 8, 2019)   Along with her letter, she enclosed a 13-page document. Readers can access the fully referenced document here: European Chemicals Agency classifies glyphosate as a substance that causes serious eye damage (or see the embedded version below).