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New dicey strawberry pesticide

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Fida Jun 28, 2010 12:00 PM

And especially for Californians...

Dispute over a new pesticide, methyl iodide, which includes a neurotoxin and an endocrine disruptor, currently for use on strawberries:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/20/us/...

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    hobbess Jun 28, 2010 11:40 PM

    Its really not that much of a concern for the consumer. Instead, the danger is for the farm workers spraying the stuff.

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