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Chemicals and Breast Cancer
Frequently Asked Questions

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Q.  Are my pets at risk from lawn care pesticides?
  

Q.  Are we exposed to pesticides banned in the U.S. when we eat produce from other countries?
  

Q.  In working to get legislation passed limiting the use of chemicals/pesticides on public lands, we meet with the comment "There is no proof." How can we respond to that?
  

Q.  Are powdered cleaners safer than liquid?
  

Q.  Does washing food remove pesticides?
  

Q.  Should I avoid plastic food containers or plastic wrap?
  

Q.  Does plastic leach estrogenic chemicals?
  

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