European citizens continue to eat and drink the insect poison believed by scientists to cause damage to children’s brains.

By Nils Mulvad

Because of the great interest our readers took in our previous articles from the cross-border investigative project that uncovered the hidden, dangerous effects of the chlorpyrifos, we'll feature more of their results on 360storybank. Since December 2019, because of it’s damaging effects, the use of pesticide was no longer permitted.

Data for the year 2016 from all member states sent to the food safety agency EFSA shows that out of 76,200 samples 3,371 contained chlorpyrifos and 839 chlorpyrifos-metyl. In total they accounted for 5,5 percent of all the samples.