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Secret Push to Bury Paraquat’s Link to Parkinson’s Disease

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

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Story at-a-glance

  • Paraquat is an herbicide and registered desiccant that has been used on American farms since 1964. A desiccant is a chemical that speeds up the ripening of the crop and dries it out, which facilitates harvesting and allows it to be harvested sooner than were the crop left to dry naturally


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