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State poised to OK supertoxic pesticide by Peter Fimrite, Chronicle Staff Writer
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
“Farmers planting strawberries and other crops in California will soon have to contend with cancer-causing poison instead of bugs, worms and fungus if regulators get their wish.
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation has proposed registering methyl iodide as a pesticide in California to the dismay of scientists and environmental groups, who say it is so toxic that even chemists are reluctant to handle it.”
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“We have one last chance to stop methyl iodide from being used on our food. The DPR is accepting public comments on its proposal through June 28. Submit your comment today and send the incontrovertible message that we don’t want the public or our food exposed to this poison.”
For full information go to http://act.credoaction.com/campaign/methyl_iodide/?r=5570&id=9175-2084084-4_fZSGx
To submit your comment by June 28th, please click here to go to Credo Action.