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August 6, 2014 1:50 PM

Dave Muller: Don’t rush to ban pesticides

Re “Finding culprit in bee deaths is crucial” (Opinions, July 28): Your editorial is disturbing. It presumes insecticides are the culprit, only confirmation is required. Hot-button terms “DDT and organophosphates” from France are used to override a more subdued response from the University of California, Davis. Two points:

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