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NPMA Issues Alert in Response to USA Today Article

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The alert was in response to NPMA issued an alert in response to the recent USA Today article titled “Exposure to Pesticides in Womb Linked to Learning Disabilities.”

| February 14, 2011

NPMA issued an alert in response to a recent USA Today article titled “Exposure to Pesticides in Womb Linked to Learning Disabilities.”  The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), NPMA's consumer education partner, developed an issue overview and talking points guide to support pest management professionals with any questions that may arise from customers or members of the media.  Should PMPs need any assistance in responding to such inquiries, they can contact Bob Rosenberg or Missy Henriksen at the NPMA office.
 

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