A Yen for Maximum Residue Limits in Food

Future public health officials or agriculturists read an article and answer questions concerning the Japanese regulations for pesticide exposure. They compare the maximum residue limit for two, 4-D of Japan with other countries. This is an ideal instructional activity for developing scientific literacy as stated in the Common Core Standards, as well as a instructional activity to increase awareness of the use of harmful pesticides in food production. Note that although the link to the article does not work, it is easily found via an online search.

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