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EWG: Enlist Duo Food Exposure Possible
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Oct 24, 2014 03:03 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- In addition to being a party to a lawsuit challenging EPA's approval of the Dow AgriSciences' herbicide Enlist Duo, the Environmental Working Group claims in a new analysis released Thursday that approval of the herbicide will expose more than 440,000 acres of food crops to 2,4-D. That includes potential exposure for blueberries, carrots, cucumbers, grapes, lentils, peas, potatoes, sweet potatoes, tomatoes and watermelons, according to the analysis.

In a footnote on the analysis, EWG said it identified corn and soybean fields defined by USDA's 2013 Cropland Data Layer as a "proxy for areas subject to potential 2,4-D ...

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