06 Dec '11, 8am

75% of US cornfields are treated with (female hormone altering herbicide) atrazine every year.

75% of US cornfields are treated with (female hormone altering herbicide) atrazine every year.

More from OnEarth politics of the plate : Still in Superbug Denial: FDA Rejects Petitions to Stop Feeding Antibiotics to Healthy Livestock OnEarth Blog : Is Meat a Four-Letter Word? Web Exclusive : Climate Change Health Costs Add Up to One Big Bill More from NRDC Report: Atrazine: Poisoning the Well Smarter Living: Chemical Index: Atrazine Switchboard Blog: Save the Frogs -- Ban Atrazine The most widely used herbicide in the U.S. appears to have effects even at very low concentrations in drinking water Women who drink water contaminated with low levels of the weed-killer atrazine may be more likely to have irregular menstrual cycles and low estrogen levels, scientists concluded in a new study. The most widely used herbicide in the United States, atrazine is frequently detected in surface and ground water, particularly in agricultural areas of the Midwest. Approximately 75 ...

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