Monday, October 24, 2016

DDT: A Case Study in Scientific Fraud

J. Gordon Edwards, Ph.D.

The chemical compound that has saved more human lives than any other in history, DDT, was banned by order of one man, the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  Public pressure was generated by one popular book and sustained by faulty or fraudulent research.  Widely believed claims of carcinogenicity, toxicity to birds, anti-androgenic properties, and prolonged environmental persistence are false or grossly exaggerated.  The worldwide effect of the U.S. ban has been millions of preventable deaths.......To Read More....

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