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Methyl iodide

(CBS)

California Approves Use Of Pesticide Linked To Cancer

California regulators approved a pesticide Wednesday for use by fruit and vegetable growers despite heavy opposition from environmental and farmworker groups that cited its links to cancer.

KPIX 5–12/01/2010

Large Public Opposition to New Strawberry Pesticide

A mountain of public comments submitted to state regulators condemned a new and highly toxic pesticide, methyl iodide, as too great a risk to farm workers and surrounding communities to be used on strawberry fields.

07/02/2010