Chemical Warfare Rages in California’s Strawberry Fields

In the days before leaving office, the administration of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger planted a chemical time bomb in California strawberry fields that, if not defused, could cause cancer, thyroid toxicity, permanent neurological damage, and miscarriages, according to 54 distinguished chemists, including five Nobel laureates. The chemical in question is called methyl iodide (or iodomethane) and […]