Federal decision on pesticide ban delayed

(WTNH) — The federal government is delaying a decision on a common pesticide ban.

The pesticide in question is called Chilorpyrifos. It is known to change a child’s brain development.

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Chilorpyrifos was phased out in homes years ago, but it is still found in public places and on fruits and vegetables.

There is no word yet on when a decision will be made on the potential pesticide ban.

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