The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that more than 25 million people are poisoned by pesticide poisons, worldwide every year.

Early miners used canaries in cages to warn them of bad air in the mine so that they could save themselves.  The children, women and men below are our canaries signaling the dangers of pesticides and chemicals.
May they (and we) find justice

Remembering the Injured
(Statistically known as "acceptable risks" for pesticide poison registration)
According to the World Health Organization more than 68,493 people will be poisoned by pesticides today.  Please don't be one of them.

Entire Village
(Poison:  Orthene 80)
Paraguay
(11/99)

6,000+ Men, Women and Children
(Poison:  methyl isocyanate and others)
Bophal, India
(12/2/84)

Jerry Vann
(Poisons:  Various Agricultural)
Arkansas
(1970 - 1996)
Marie O'Hara
(poisons: various indoor insecticides)
Missouri
(1977-88)
Sandra Hawkins and Family
(Poison:  Demand CS)
Tennessee
(7/97 and 8/97)
Marcy Trice
(Poison:  pyrethrin)
Michigan
(1989)
Joey Walker
(Poison:  Dursban)
Texas
(7/93)
Christie and A. J. Ebling
(Poison:  Dursban)
Indiana 
(1994)
All Residents
(Poison:  Dioxin)
Seveso, Italy
(1976)

Entire Village
(Poison:  Dioxin, methyl parathion, paraquat, 2,4-D)
Cordoba, Veracruz
Explosion at Anaversa, Mexico
(5/3/91)

Louis Carroll
(Poison:  Dursban)
U.S.
(1994)
A.R.H. Perceval
(Poison:  Organophosphates, Lindane, Organochlorine)
Ireland
Frank and Fran Swift
(Poison:  Dursban)
Ohio
(1995)

24+ Men, Women, Children
(Poison:  metam sodium)
Earlimart, CA
(11/15/99)

Bruce, Karen and Kyle Trimper
(Poison:  Dursban)
Albany, NY
(1996)

Cody Brown and Family
(Poison:  various insecticides and herbicides - Guthion or Sniper 2-E))
Hope, ME
(1991-2000)
The Carroll Family
(Poison:  chlorpyrifos)
Dittmer, MO
(1990)
Nancy and Family
(Poison: various pesticides)
Louisiana
1988 - Present
James F. Pietszak
(Poison:  Dursban TC)
Dearfield Beach, FL
(1990)
Nancy Morris
(Poison:  herbicide, 2,4-D)
Washington State
(1950s)
Robin Wood
(Poison: various agricultural pesticides)
Carpenteria, CA
(1995)
Yaqui Valley Indian Children
(Poison: Agricultural Pesticides)
Sonora, Mexico
(? - Present)
Tina Williams and Family
(Poison:  Dursban (Anvil)
U.S.
(1995 - 1998)
Juan Angulo and Martin Ponce
(Poison:  Guthion)
Prescott, WA
(1995)
Cates Family
(Poison: various agricultural pesticides)
Ulster County, NY 
(1983 - present)
Bauc Family
(Poison:  Dursban TC)
Powell, TN 
(1989)
Jacob B. "Jack" Berkson
(Poison: Dursban TC)
Hagerston, MD 
(1988)

David
(Poison: Dursban TC, Pyfron 6, Demon TC)
Maryland
(1991-1996)

Ruth Berlin and Son Jesse and 1,800 Residents
(Poison:  malathion)
Los Angeles, CA
(1990)
Residents and River
(Poison:  metam sodium)
Dunsmuir, CA 
(4/14/91)
Bill and Laura Enger
(Poison: Dursban)
Boise, ID 
(3/5/94)
Melissa
(Poison: Chlordane)
USA 
(1968-1978)

Christine Manfredi Mukilteo School District
(Poison:  various)
Everett, WA
(1998 - ?)

Unnamed 7 yr Old
(Poison:  organophosphate)
New York, NY
(1993-?)
Crozier/Maiangowi Family
(Poison:  Dursban)
Scottsdale, AZ
(1996)

Randy
(husband and father)
(Poison:  Chlordane)
California
(4/2000)

 

Gilbert Ramos and Family
(Poison:  Dursban)
Texas
(1992-97)
Jamie Carrel
(Poison:  Fly Insecticide)
(8/99)
Humo Family
(Poison:  RID and OVIDE)
Waukegan, IL
(7/2000)

Baby Boy
(Pesticides:  Various)
Eastern, US
(1996)

Mary Jane Campbell
(Poison:  Diazinon Plus)
Knoxville, TN
(1996)
Men, Women and Children
(Poison:  Malathion)
Sussex County  Vernon Township, NJ
(2000)
Baby Boy Mustaine and Mother
(Pesticide:  Dursban TC)
Nebraska
(1997)

Lynn Pritchard and Family
(Pesticide:  Scourge/Pyrethroid)
West Port, CT
Fall, 1999

Donald Price and Family
(Poison:  Southern Triplet)
Lawrenceville, GA
(8/9/2000)
Carlson Family
(Poison:  Fumitoxin)
Sioux Falls, SD
(8/26/00)
Anthony Amateis
Age 5
(Poison:  Malathion)
Bridgeport, NE
(Summer, 1994)

Unnamed Woman and 200+ who have complained
(Pesticide:  Anvil)
New York, NY
(Summer, 2000)

120+ Residents
(Poison:  Malathion)
Salamanca, Mexico
9/13/2000
20,000+ Banana Workers
(Poison:  DBCP (organochlorine)
Nicaragua
1970 - present
Tyler/Ackert Family
(Poison:  Dursban TC  )
Saugerties, New York
1993

Laurisa Lewinsky
(Poison:  Benlate)
Rodney, Ontario, Canada 
6/97

Johnny Castillo + 7 other infants
(Poison:  Benlate)
Florida, USA and Ontario, Canada 
1994- present
Baby Boy McElheney
(Poison:  bromocil and alachlor)
Athens, GA
1996
Richard Bruce
(Poisons:  Fenthion, pirimiphos methyl)
United Kingdom
1970s


Jasmin Palmer
(Poison:  Diazinon & more)
Upland and Monrovia, CA
1992 - Present

Jean-Dominique Levesque-Rene
(Poison:  2,4-D and more)
Montreal, Canada
1993 - Present
BrightSpirit and daughter Erin
(Poison:  Penta)
Spokane, WA
1982
Suzanne Fisher
(Poison:  RoundUp)

1996

Entire Village
(Poison:  endosulphan)
Kasaragod, India
(1980-Present)

Head Lice Victim
(Poison:  malathion)
United Kingdom
(2000)
Kathleen McGee
(Poison:  dursban)
Bowdoinham, ME
(1999)
NY City Mosquito Pesticide Sprayers
(Poison: Resmethrin, Sumethrin)
New York, NY
(Summer, 2000)

Sven
(Poison:  DDT, 2,4-d, mercury, agricultural pesticides)
Sweden and Canada
(1942-Present)

Brandi Crowe
(Poison:  agricultural pesticides)
Columbus, MS
(1999)
Tourists Renting Cars in Hawaii
(Poison:  chlorpyriphos)
Hilo, HI
Daily
Teacher and Students
(Poison:  Roundup)
San Luis Obispo, CA
(2/01)

Teacher and Students
(Poison:  indoor fogger pyrethrum)
Ashville, NC
(11/00 - 2/01)

Children at School
(Poison:  Roundup and GM Corn)
Albany, CA
(2/14/01)

Airline Passengers and Crews
(Poison:  pyrethroids)
Australia and New Zealand
Daily

Coromandel Indag Employees
(Poison:  Cartap Hydrochloride)
Tamilnadu State, India
(1988 - ?)

DeBoer Family
(Poison:  Ficam D, Tempo 20 and CB-38)
Grand Rapids, MI
(1995-1999)

Hodge Family and Endangered Plants
(Poison:  Fosamine Ammonia, Glyphosate, Imizapyr)
Flintstone, GA
(June, 1999)

Domby Family and thousands of asthma sufferers
(Poison:  S.C. Johnson's Allercare)
Cape Coral, FL
(2000)

Residents
(Poison: Dow's Agent Orange)
New Plymouth, NZ
(1965-present)

Elaine M. Zohfeld
(Poison: Roundup)

Illinois
(1998)

Garry Hobbs and Matthew Blue
(Poison: Ethion)
Florida
6/7/91

8 Year Old
(Poison: Rid Lice Shampoo)
USA
(12/2000)
Cindy Bhusair
(Poison: Dursban Flea Dip)
San Leandor, CA
1982-85

John & Virgina Greenman
(Poison: Delta Dust - deltamethrin)
Kentucky
(1998)

Susan
(Poison: Scott's Weed & Feed/Dursban)
US
(1980s/1998)

James Buckland
(Poison: various herbicides / pesticides)
Queensland Australia

Scarbrough Family
(Poison: Chlordane/ Heptachlor / Oxychlordane / Dieldrin / Aldrin / Parathion / Dieldrin / Malathion)
Mississippi
(1998-'99 & 2001)
Sebring Family
(Poison: various herbicides / pesticides)
Chandler, Az
2001
Kristie Herbig
(Poison: various herbicides / pesticides)
Eloy, Az
1999
41 Tea Plantation Workers
(Poison: Phorate)
Idukki District Kerala, India (6/26/2001)
Corden Family
(Poison: various herbicides / pesticides)
New Zealand
???
Fontana Children at School
(Poison: pyrethrin - Purge III insecticide dispensers at school)
Fontana, CA
1994
25,000+
(Poison: organophosphate)
Spain
8/1981

Residents of Globe, Arizona
(Poison: 2,4,5-T and 2,4-D)
Globe, AZ
1969

JB
(Poison: pyrethrin)
Texas
1995-?
Mother and children
(Poison: Rid and Nix Lice Shampoo)
Illinois
12/2000
Dozens of workers Sickened,
(Poison: Dursban)
Franklin County, TN 
9/2001

Dozens of families poisoned by Pesticides
(Poison:: various nursery pesticides)
Gresham, OR 
?-Present

MW
(Poison:  d-Phenothrin and other pyrethroid sprays)
British Airways
?-Present
Adult and Child
(Poison:  Rid and Nix for lice)
Spring, TX
2001
Pest Control Tech's Wife
(Poison: Dursban and others)
USA 
1990 - Present

Richland High School
(Poison: pyrethroid)
Tazwell, VA 
9/2001

 
Residents
(Poison: agricultural pesticides and more - toxic dust)
Bakersfield, CA 
??-Present
1000+ Residents
(Poison: agricultural pesticides)
Jackson County, MS 
1996
JoAnna Johnson
(Poison: agricultural pesticides)
Mississippi 
1997

Ted Weintraub
(Poison: herbicides sprayed by USFS)
Colorado 
7/2001

Matthew LaBrake
(Poison: Lindane for headlice)
USA 
1997
Douglas J. Sowle
(Poison: 2,4-D and Picloram)
Massachusetts 
1996-?
Matthew Apple
(Poison: Dursban)
Preble County School, Ohio
1990s
Judith Becker
(Poison: Pyrethrin/Permectrin fly sprays/Oils)
Texas
1990s-?
22 Farmworkers
(Poison: Lorsban, Danitol, Curacron)
Bakersfield, CA
Sept. 1996
69+ Families and Children
(Poison: Various dumped in water supply)
Toms River, NJ
Robyn Gregory and 43 other Public Employees
(Poison: Agent Orange)
Fredericton, NB
1950-1960s

Husband/Brother
(Poison: Ortho Wasp Killer and Raid)
Unknown
2001

Maori People
(Poison: 2,4-D and
2,4,5-T (Agent Orange))

New Zealand
1964-?
California Farm Family
(Poison: Malathion, Black Leaf Forty and more)
Sonoma County, CA
1953-Present
All Residents
(Poison: Agent Orange/Dioxin)
Queensland, Australia
1970-Present

Michelle Smylie Clark
(Poison: Aerial spraying of Agri-mek (abamectin))
Ventura, CA
May, 2000

Randy Ruditz
(Poison: dursban, diazinon, dieldren and chlordane)
Florida
Sept., 2000 - Died 03/31/03
5 Dockworkers
(Poison: methyl bromide)
Nelson, New Zealand
2001
Douglas Sowle
(Poison: Pathway (2, 4-D))
Maspee, MA
5/1966

Melanie Elliott
(Poison: Carbofuran (Furadan))
British Columbia
1985

Barbara McFarland
(Poison: Malathion)
Tampa, Fl
1990s
Kathy Rink and son Adam
(Poison: Malathion)
Tampa, Fl
1997
Angela Essenmacher
(Poison: Various applied by Orkin Extermination)
Michigan
1997
Susan Ligon and unborn daughter
(Poison: Lindane for Scabies)
July, 1982
Ann Thomas
(Poison: Malathion)
Washington
1982
Children of Vietnam
(Poison: Agent Orange)
Viet Nam
1962-Present
6 yr old and his uncle
(Poison: Lyclear - Permethrin)
South Africa
2002
F.C.
(Poison: RID/NIX)
Atlanta, GA
2002
Jessica
(Poison: pyrethrin/lindane)
Dennison, Texas
2001
Child with Head Lice
(Poison: NIX - permethrin)
Jersey City, NJ
2002
Stanley Lupa
(Poison: Malathion)
Tampa, FL
6/14/97
Thérèse (Terry) Golley
(Poison: DDT)
Phillippines / South Carolina
1950s
Tennesseans
(Poison: Malathion)
West Tennessee
2000
Australian Vietnam Veterans and Families
(Poison: Agent Orange)
Viet Nam
1960s
Mom and Children
(Poison: RID, NIX and Clear)
Lincoln, CA
2000-?
G.M. Delon
(Poison: Chlorofluocarbons)
Auckland, New Zealand
1986-1991
C.A.'s Daughter
(Poison: Permethrin / Pyrhyfos / Chloryrifos)
Australia
2001-Present
Johnson
(Poison: Malathion)
Mississippi
1997
Children of Padre Village
(Poison: Endosulphan)
Kerala, India
1997-Present
Teri B.
(Poison: Dursban)
Arkansas
1989
Maureen
(Poison: 2,4-D)
9/2001
Ethridge Family
(Poison: Various Agriculture)
California
1949-Present
Gilly
(Poison: Pyrethrins)
Unknown
2002
Agriculture Workers
(Poison: Phosdrin)
Washington State
1993
Victoria Mueller
(Poison: Pentac-Aquaflow)
Wisconsin
1988
Residents
(Poison: Foray 48B)
Auckland, New Zealand
??-On Going
Sandra
(Poison: Demon-TC and other chemicals/pesticides)
United States
1996-?

Dunnigan Children
(Poison: Malathion spray by govt. for mosquitoes)
Texas
2002

Pidtchenko Children
(Poison: 2,4-D for weed killing)
Ottawa, Canada
July, 2002
Daniel Vicente and other Mayans
(Poison: various agriculture)
Guatemala
? - Ongoing
50 Villagers
(Poison: various agriculture)
Bangkok
July, 2002
Candie Moses
(Poison: Suspend SC)
Ohio
June, 2002
Field Workers and Child
(Poison: Fumigant - Vapom)
Alberton, Canada
Fall, 2001
130,000+ Gulf War Veternas
(Poison: Organohosphates)
Gulf War
1990s
Gretchen Touchard
(Poison: Dursban, ChemLawn and Permethrin)
Maryland
1990s and July, 2002
Jenkins Family
(Poison: Termidor)
USA
2000
Sherry
(Poison: Chlordane)
USA
1980s
Steve Hamm
(Poison: Fenthion)
Kentucky
2001-2002
Chartier Family
(Poison: Dursban)
Florida
1985 - 1995
Bus Driver and 40 Children
(Poison: Dimethoate (Cygon))
Champaign, IL 
April 17, 2002
Elementary School Child
(Poison: Unknown)
San Jacinto, CA 
Sept. 11, 2002
5 year Old
(Poison: Bifenthrin)
USA
August, 2002
Organic Wine Growers and Staff
(Poison: Methyl Bromide)
Santa Rosa, CA
September, 2002
Pest Control Tech and Son
(Poison: Dursban TC)
Arizona
?
Susan Connell
(Poison: Metam Sodium)
Dunsmuir, CA
July 15, 1991
Homeowner
(Poison: d-limonene used by Tallon Pest Control)
California
1998
Linda Reinhardt
(Poison: Malathion)
Florida
1987
Baby Girl
(Poison: cypermethrin and chlorpyrifos)
Las Cruces, NM
2000
Forestry Worker
(Poison: Malathion)
Umitla, Florida
1998
Airline Flight Crews and Passengers
(Poison: Organophosphates)
Worldwide
??-Present
Farquhar Forbes
(Poison: Organophosphate in sheep dip)
Scotland
??-Present
Ron Devlin and more
(Poison: 2,4,5-T / Agent Orange)
Derby, W. Australia
1975-1985
Sandra Ellis
(Poison: Advantage for Fleas)
Cement City, MI
2002
ADHD Child
(Poison: Rid, Nix, R&C)
Kingston, TN
?-Present
Residents
(Poison: BTK / aerial spraying)
West Auckland, New Zealand
2002
Bland Family
(Poison: aerial spraying)
Sunneyvale, New Zealand
? -Present
Enfys Chapman
(Poison: aerial spraying organophates)
Cambridgeshire, UK
1977

Former Orkin Employee
(Poison: Orkin chemicals)
United States
??

Martha and Gary Milburn
(Poison: dursban)
Rogers, AR
March 24-25, 1993
Elda Getson and children
(Poison: dichloropropene)
Alberton, UK
1999-Present
Diane G
(Poison: rid, nix, pronto, and clear headlice treatments)
Russellville, AR
2003
Child G
(Poison: rid, nix headlice treatments)
Clayton, CA
1998-2003
F. M.
(Poison: Malation (Ovide))
U.S.A.
2003
Karen
(Poison: Vikane, termite fumigant)
San Fernando, Calif.
Nov. 2002
Baby P.
(Poison: NIX for headlice)
Canada, NWT
1994
Renee S.
(Poison: R&C for headlice)
Canada
2003
Boulton and Auckland Residents
(Poison: unknown)
Auckland
2002-??
Child Gonzalez
(Poison: Lindane and other pesticides for headlice)
USA
1998
Child
(Poison: Pyrethrin - Rid headlice treatment)
Springdale, AR
2002
B. W.
(Poison: Lindane for headlice)
Georgia, USA
1990s
8 Children
(Poison: Malathion for headlice)
County of Wexford, Ireland
2000-Present
15 Month Old
(Poison: Chinese Chalk/rodent powder)
New York, NY
May, 2002
Michele L and Family
(Poison:  chromium and arsenic in CCA treated wood)
Ottawa, ONT Canada
July - August 2002
Michael Eash and other school children
(Poison:  dursban)
North Wales, PA
? - 1993
Residents
(Poison: glyphosate)
Haumoana-Tukituki, New Zealand
1990-Present
Richard
(Poison: whatever Orkin Pest Control used)
USA
1990-??
Children Using Playground
(Poison: arsenic, chromium, copper)
Maroondah, Australia
??-Present
Raymond Flory
(Poison: Terminix treatment with Dursban, permethrins and more)
Lafayette, LA Australia
4/93 - 11/95
Harold Eyl
(Poison: Pramitol)
Wisner, Nebraska
1993
Husband
(Poison: Systox)
USA
July, 1982
Children and Parents
(Poison: Tridemorph)
England
July, 1980
7 People from One Farm
(Poison: Organophosphate Sheep Dip)
St. Johns, Michigan
??
Oregon Farm Workers
(Poison: Organophosphate / Carbamate)
Oregon
Karin
(Poison: Hydramethylnon in gel for for fireans)
Heerenveen, The Netherlands
2003
O.V. Smith
(Poison: Eptam - thiocarbmate)
Baton Rouge, LA
2002 
Angela
(Poison: Deltamethrin)
United States
2000
Email from Dr. Rapp
(Poison: pyrethrin)
Phoenix, Arizona
2004
Email from Brazil
(Poison: pesticides
Brazil
?
Western Australia
(Poison: Contaminated 245T)
Kimberly Region, W. Australia
1970 -1980s
Harvel Family and Neighbors
(Poison: fenthion)
Cape Coral, Florida
9/19/2001
K Ramesh
(Poison: NUVACRON )
India
9/11/2009
   
   

 

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