Chemical Warfare in the Cornfields as the EPA Reconsiders the Controversial Herbicide, Atrazine

Since 2004, the European Union has effectively banned the use of the herbicide atrazine, which, in some studies, has been linked to cancer, low-sperm counts, insulin resistance and birth defects. But according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), it’s perfectly OK for Americans to bathe in the stuff—literally. Applied to the nation’s fields at a […]