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Run and hide from methyl iodide

"Arysta, stop making methyl iodide. It's a cancer-causing pest-i-cide!"

A small crowd of activists chanted this verse on Monday outside the recently vacated San Francisco headquarters of the pesticide company Arysta Lifescience, maker of methyl iodide.

Representatives from Pesticide Action Network (PAN) were on hand, including Paul Towers, a spokesperson for the group. "We're here to send a clear message to Arysta, that they need to uphold their corporate responsibility and pull methyl iodide off the shelf," he said.

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