Exposure to herbicide atrazine could cause rare nasal disorder in newborns

Exposure to the common herbicide atrazine while a baby is still in the womb could cause the child to suffer a rare but potentially serious birth defect to their nasal passages, making it difficult for them to breathe.

According to a ScienceDaily.com report on a study set to appear in The Journal of Pediatrics, exposure to the herbicide atrazine could impact an expecting mother’s endocrine system and could disrupt development of the fetus, causing a condition known as

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