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Healthy Children & Green Jobs: A Platform for Pesticide Reform

November 30th, 2010

Healthy Children & Green Jobs:

A Platform for Pesticide Reform

 A Policy Brief for the Brown Administration

The Californians for Pesticide Reform coalition is releasing Healthy Children & Green Jobs: A Platform for Pesticide Reform, a set of scientifically-grounded, health-protective policy recommendations for the incoming Brown Administration. The coalition’s top priority is for Governor Jerry Brown to take immediate action to prohibit the use of a cancer-causing strawberry pesticide, methyl iodide. The policy recommendations prioritize protecting children’s health and supporting healthy, safe and climate-friendly agriculture and pest management in California.

News Release

Healthy Children & Green Jobs: A Platform for Pesticide Reform



For more information & interviews, contact:


Tracey Brieger, Californians for Pesticide Reform, 415-215-5473

Paul Towers, Pesticide Watch, 916-216-1082

Susan Kegley, Pesticide Action Network Consulting Scientist, 510-759-9397

Background on methyl iodide (links to the Pesticide Action Network website)