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VIDEO: Migrant Farmworkers May Have Been Sickened by Toxic Pesticide Greenlighted by EPA Under Trump

This week Amy Goodman is on tour in California, where earlier this month more than 50 farmworkers in California were exposed to a highly toxic pesticide after it was greenlighted by the EPA in one of the agency’s first decisions since Trump took office. bout an hour after workers arrived for their shift at Dan Andrews Farms in Bakersfield, California, many began to exhibit symptoms of vomiting and nausea. At least one person fainted. Observers suspect the source was drift from a nearby orchard that was sprayed the night before with Vulcan, a pesticide containing the known neurotoxin chlorpyrifos, a product of Dow Chemical Company.

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