7 April is the World Health Day and it falls on the birthday of the World Health Organization (WHO). The theme for the World Health Day 2015 is food safety, declaring that Everyone, everywhere needs safe food, free from microbes, viruses and chemicals.
You can read more about pesticides in the GHM Emerging Issue Brief. The author Erik Jørs writes that the pesticides are responsible for millions of human poisonings and hundreds of thousands deaths each year.
Photo credit: Erik Jørs