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The 90 Day Plan

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Help me stop toxic strawberries

Dear Friend,
I just took action and hope you can too. California's Department of Pesticide Regulation is considering approval of methyl iodide, a carcinogenic pesticide, for use on strawberry fields. A panel of Nobel laureates and expert scientists called methyl iodide "one of the most toxic chemicals used in manufacturing," yet the State of California is considering allowing it to be sprayed and injected into the soil.

Will you join me in asking Governor-elect Jerry Brown to pledge to ban methyl iodide as soon as he takes office?

Governor-elect Brown has the power to decide whether or not methyl iodide should be allowed on California's strawberries. It's time to put our health, the health of farm workers, and children's health before the profits of the pesticide industry. The state should be finding safer, healthier ways to produce strawberries -- not allowing more toxins into our bodies and our environment. Please join me in signing the petition to Governor-elect Brown!

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