Unformatted text preview: The government must decide between the health aspect of the country versus the economic aspect. Currently, the pesticide AZM has been banned by the EPA for use on a dozen crops. The EPA argues that an immediate removal of AZM would produce a staggering economic downward spiral. I agree with the EPA on their statements about gigantic losses of funds if pesticides were not utilized in production. The current system we employ now already works. Pesticides can continue to be used for those that are not in opposition. Those in opposition can purchase organic products, which are processed without pesticides. It is mandatory though that the EPA maintains strict standards on food quality and highly supervises production with pesticides....
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2011 for the course ZOO 161 taught by Professor Haynes during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.
- Spring '08