We Did It! Cancer-Causing Methyl Iodide Kicked Off US Market

PSR-LA’s members and allies have advocated for years to prohibit the use of the cancer-causing strawberry pesticide methyl iodide, which state scientist reviewers have called, “one of the most toxic chemicals on earth”. This week, pesticide manufacturer Arysta LifeScience yielded to mounting pressure and pulled methyl iodide off the U.S. market.