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Thu Mar 11, 2021, 08:17 AM

2. This article reminded me of something:

In 2019, the Jair Bolsonaro administration approved 474 new pesticides for use the highest number in 14 years. Pesticide imports to Brazil also broke an all-time record, with almost 335,000 tons of pesticides purchased in 2019, an increase of 16% compared to 2018.

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/03/brazil-sets-record-for-highly-hazardous-pesticide-consumption-report/#:~:text=In%202019%2C%20the%20Jair%20Bolsonaro%20administration%20approved%20474,2019%2C%20an%20increase%20of%2016%25%20compared%20to%202018.

There was concern in the United States over this as well. Maybe the Biden administration should look at our Brazilian imports and see if we are importing produce that is contaminated with these controversial pesticides Bolsonaro pushed through. Just speaking for myself, that reckless orgy of pesticide approval scared the hell out of me.

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