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Scotts Miracle-Gro Fined $12.5M For Knowingly Selling Bird Seed Tainted With Deadly Pesticides


Animals  (tags: abuse, animalcruelty, animals, brds, crime, cruelty, death, ethics, wildanimals, wildlife, Scotts Miracle-Gro, poison, chemicals )

Kathy
- 2443 days ago - inhabitat.com
Today the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company was sentenced for eleven criminal violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) that it plead guilty to in February. As punishment, the company has agreed to pay a $4 million fine and-->



   

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Kathy B (106)
Friday September 7, 2012, 7:12 pm
Boycott Scotts. The fine isn't nearly enough.
 

Sue H (7)
Friday September 7, 2012, 7:17 pm
Good to know that they are not getting off "scott free"! I wonder how they will do their community service??
 

paula eaton (30)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 6:18 am
I hope they go out of business. I feed the birds and squirrels and used Scotts a time or two in the past and this is appalling, how dare they do this.
 

James merritt jr (144)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 8:16 am
Despicable!
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 8:32 am
Noted! And Fantastic news, sue the ever living socks off of them that's how they learn when you hit em in the pocket book. And I'll bet you dollars to doughnuts that this crap came out of filthy China as well ! DO NOT BUY ANYTHING FROM THAT GOD FORSAKEN PLACE!!!
 

aj E (164)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 9:05 am
disgusting.
 

Veronique L (209)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 10:26 am
They should be ashamed!
 

Kay M (347)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 11:11 am
even accidents should be held accountable, but knowingly . . . grrr.
 
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