Today’s quick hits, Sept. 27, 2022

PFAS in pesticides: New research finds high levels of PFAS in widely used pesticides, contradicting EPA statements that the chemicals are not used in the products and prompting calls to ban pesticides containing the substances. (PEER)

Invasive invertebrates: Water fleas and bloody red shrimp are among the many destructive species inching closer to the Mississippi River Basin. (Nebraska Public Media)

Longhorned tick spreads: The tick, which causes big losses for cattle producers, has been detected in northern Missouri. (University of Missouri)

W(h)ither kimchi?: Climate change’s heat and extreme weather threaten Korea’s cabbage crops, driving prices high and prompting a “kimchi crisis”. (Washington Post)