Children's Behavior and Pesticide Exposure

Abstract: This article briefly reviews current research evidence linking organophosphate pesticide (OP) exposure to childhood behavioural deficits, and discusses the protential of promoting organic food consumption as a strategy to significantly reduce OP exposure in children.

Reference: Cohen, M. (2013). Children's behaviour and pesticide exposure: can organic food make a difference? ICROFS News 4: 8-9. Available online at