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06.10.2020 |

Gene-Silencing Pesticides Pose New Risks to Health, Environment and Farmers

New report documents science on novel RNAi pesticides as an “open-air genetic experiment”

WASHINGTON — “Gene-silencing pesticides” now under development pose unique risks to surrounding ecosystems and beneficial insects, including bees, according to a new report, released today by Friends of the Earth and Dr. Eva Sirinathsinghji. The report summarizes the gaps in research on experimental gene-silencing pesticides and the risks they pose to human health, the environment, and farmers.