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Dole Toxic Chemical Case Thrown Out of Court

Earlier this week, a Los Angeles court threw out a 2007 multimillion-dollar verdict in a Dole Food Company product liability case. The case involved six Nicaraguan men who claimed they are sterile from exposure to pesticides. These men alleged to have worked on a Dole banana farm back in the 1970s in Nicaragua. The U.S. stopped using the pesticide in question, DBCP (dibromochloropropane), during the 1970s. Workers claimed that...
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