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Can our 'elders' teach us a thing or two? Don't hold your breath. Of course the chemical cartel is having a hissy-fit!
European regulators aim to tighten controls on potentially harmful pesticides.

European Union Seeks Tighter Pesticide Controls | February 9, 2015 Issue – Vol. 93 Issue 6 |…
Agricultural chemical companies in Europe are being buffeted by a series of initiatives to substitute—or reduce the use of—many pesticides applied in the region.