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Midas, Strawberry Pesticide Methyl Iodide, Will Be Pulled From Market By Arysta LifeScience Inc.


Environment  (tags: pesticides, healthconditions, humans, protection, nature, conservation, environment, ecosystems, pollution, politics, green, GoodNews )

Cal
- 881 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A pesticide used primarily in the strawberry industry is being pulled from the U.S. market by its Japanese manufacturer, a surprising move that comes after harsh criticism from environmentalists and farmworkers who claim the chemical is toxic and may



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Comments

Sara W. (110)
Wednesday March 21, 2012, 9:11 pm
Good! We need to stop dumping poisons onto the foods that we consume. One down, several, several more to go...
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday March 22, 2012, 3:28 am
good but wasn't used much
 

Carol H. (229)
Thursday March 22, 2012, 5:00 am
I sure hope so!!! thank you Cal, noted
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Thursday March 22, 2012, 6:09 am
Thanks for the information.
 

Joan M. (1090)
Thursday March 22, 2012, 4:50 pm
Thanks Cal for some good news, it may not have been used much, but every little victory counts.
 

Yvonne White (231)
Thursday March 22, 2012, 5:24 pm
Well isn't that Nice of them, pulling a product they KNEW caused cancer to begin with?!;) Big Agra has a heart..but poor kidney & lung function, but c'mon most of the field workers are just migrants..who's gonna care? Ooops..:)
 

Dave C. (213)
Thursday March 22, 2012, 6:10 pm
hope so...
 

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Dandelion G. (386)
Thursday March 22, 2012, 7:55 pm
I hear you Yvonne. Notice they pulled it due to economic reasons, not for the health of the people.
 

Deb L. (3)
Friday March 23, 2012, 12:16 am
Whatever the reason, pulling pesticides being used on poisoning our foods is the best thing that could happen to our collective health!
 

paul m. (93)
Friday March 23, 2012, 2:27 am


noted and is nothing safe?...
 

John Gregoire (254)
Friday March 23, 2012, 5:08 am
Geez and I just had berries for breakfast! While on the subject, check this

http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/mar2012/2012-03-14-091.html

COLUMBUS, Ohio , March 14, 2012 (ENS) - Ohio lawn and garden care company Scotts
Miracle-Gro has pleaded guilty to breaching federal pesticide laws by using an
unapproved insecticide on bird seed sold nationwide for two years......
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Friday March 23, 2012, 5:15 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Anna L. (81)
Friday March 23, 2012, 6:53 am
Good, but it's a pity that only in USA.
 

Anna L. (81)
Friday March 23, 2012, 6:55 am
*in the USA.
 

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Friday March 23, 2012, 6:55 am
You ever wonder if this is why "strawberry allergies" are so common?
 

JL A. (275)
Friday March 23, 2012, 9:07 am
Good news!
 

Shirley S. (0)
Friday March 23, 2012, 10:38 pm
Good news for the Birds & Bees Too!
AnimalActionWORLD
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Saturday March 24, 2012, 1:33 am
YEAH!!
 

Robert O. (12)
Saturday March 24, 2012, 12:35 pm
Thanks.
 

Marianna Moln?r Woods (9)
Sunday March 25, 2012, 6:53 am
noted
 
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