17 October 2012

PERU: 378 Workers in Ica Sickened From Pesticides.


      At least 378 farm workers near Ica...most of them women...were treated for pesticide poisoning...after inhaling the air after an aerial spraying of a field.
     At least 2 of the women are pregnant.
     The farm grows asparagus, grapes and citrus for export.
     Police are investigating the incident.