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You can never be sure about the causes of brain damage in newborn babies. But should we take the children as hostages?
Detrimental effects on IQ, damage the brain of young children and exposed mothers gave birth to mentally retarded children.
Scientists say there is no acceptable dose to avoid brain damage. Its use is banned in several European countries. Yet its residues are found in fruit baskets, on dinner plates, and in human urine samples from all over Europe.
The EU-approval of the pesticide chlorpyrifos was based on one single study concerning possible damages on the developing brain.