Funded by ITHS
Current research shows that organic food consumption significantly reduces pesticide exposure; however, does this reduced exposure lead to a measurable health benefit? Our pilot study of the effects of an organic diet during pregnancy is the first step we are taking toward answering this question.
Funded by USDA
Growers often use pesticides to contend with unwanted pests. In this project, we are measuring a pesticide’s breakdown products to ensure that they don’t enter our food supply at unacceptable levels.
Funded by PNASH
Agricultural workplaces can be hazardous. The main aim of this project is to create a safer work environment for farmworkers involved in Northwest Potato Production through the identification and prevention of these worksite hazards.