Sometimes the brazenness of the Government/Corporate mad scientists is simply mind-boggling. From the article:
The Environmental Protection Agency's new rules on human testing, which the agency said last week would categorically protect children and pregnant women from pesticide testing, include numerous exemptions, such as one that specifically allows testing of children who have been "abused and neglected."
Another exception: The EPA allows ""ethically deficient" human research if it is considered crucial to "protect public health."
The public health of industry plutocrats and wealthy oil executives, perhaps?
The EPA provided little clarification this week in response to questions about the exemptions. In a written response, officials said that abused and neglected children were specifically singled out to create "additional protection" for them, although they did not elaborate.
The evil bastards don't even try to hide anymore.