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Is pesticide food poisoning serious?

Pesticide food poisoning can be very serious, affecting many of your vital organs and having unforeseen complications. For example, when ingested, herbicides often affect the liver and kidneys with toxic substances. Pesticide poisoning can also lead to cancer, birth defects, and nervous system and endocrine system damage. Individuals with pesticide food poisoning can also go into shock as a symptom, which can lead to death.

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Does pesticide food poisoning affect children differently than adults?
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Is there a cure for pesticide food poisoning?
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How does pesticide food poisoning affect the kidney and liver?
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Are there alternative treatments for pesticide food poisoning?
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