Dietary pesticide exposure in children: Identification of commonly ingested pesticides and the impact of the food quality protection act
Learning Areas:Environmental health sciences
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Identify pesticides that currently present significant concern for children’s health based on high residue levels on produce consumed at high rates by children. Analyze the application of the FQPA 10x safety factor in select U.S. EPA risk assessments. Discuss children’s unique susceptibility to the harmful health effects of pesticides.
Keyword(s): Children, Pesticide Exposure
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am an ASPH Environmental Health Fellow in the U.S. EPAâs Office of Childrenâs Health Protection. As a fellow, I support staff on regulatory workgroups, assist in reviewing risk assessments, and conduct independent research pertaining to pesticide exposure in children. I earned my MPH in Environmental Health Science at Columbiaâs School of Public Health, where I took courses on environmental policy and risk assessment, and conducted graduate research on the developmental origins of adult disease.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.