The Pesticide Action Network Estimates that worldwide there are 200,000 deaths from pesticide poisoning each year

Dedicated to the Martyrs
of Pesticide Poisoning
May they (and we) find justice

Memorial
547 Men, Women and Children will Die today from Pesticide Poisoning
(Statistically known as "acceptable risks" for pesticide poison registration)

Matthew  James Tvedten
(Poison:  Chlordane)
Michigan
1/27/81

6,000+ and continuing at a rate of 10 to 15 per month
(Poison:  methyl isocyanate and others)
Bophal, India
(Deaths since 12/2/84)

24 Children
(Poison:  methyl parathion by Bayer)
Tauccamarca, Peru
10/24/99

Death/Injury ongoing
(Poison: Dow's Agent Orange)
New Plymouth, NZ
1965-present

Jesse
(Poisons:  NIX and Lindane)
(U.S.)
9/11/93

Baby Evans
(Poison: Termiticide)
St. Petersburg, FL
(5/2000)

Colette Chuda
(Poison: various pesticides) 
New Jersey
4/21/91

Cindy Duehring
(various pesticides)
Bismark, ND
6/30/99

Julia Kendall
(poison: Malathion)
California
7/12/97

Marianna Cates and Family
(Poison:  various agricultural)
Ulster County, New York
6/1995

Herbert and Freida Watson
(Poison: dursban)
Roanoke, Va.
(1986)

Brandon Marc White
(Poison:  Nix lice treatment)

Young Boy and others (Poison:  Endosulfan)
Maregourou, Benin 
(8/24/99)


Bridget Carlson - Age 5
(Poison:  Fumitoxin)
Sioux Falls, SD
(8/26/00)

83+ Banana Workers
(Poison:  DBCP (organochlorine)
Nicaragua
1970 - present

Julio Chavez
(Poison: Orthene 80)
Paraguay
12/98

Village 200+ and counting
(Poison:  Dioxin, methyl parathion, paraquat, 2,4-D)
Explosion at Anaversa, 
Mexico
(Deaths since 5/3/91)

Carl Hegi
(Poison: methyl parathion)
Buckeye, Az
1990

Unnamed Child Laborer
(Poison: Phorate)
Idukki District Kerala, India (6/26/2001)

Padma Rajagopal
(Poison: unknown, result Asthma)
India
8/2001

Jaime Vaquero Garcia + 1,000+
(Poison: organophosphate)
Spain
8/1981

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

Ann Marie Donaca
(Poison: DDT, Diazinon)
Vancouver, WA
9/2001

Unidentified 6 yr. old Child
(Poison: Pyrethrin shampoo)
USA
Unknown

16 Children
(Poison: Various dumped in water supply)
Toms River, NJ

California Farm Family
(Poison: Malathion, Black Leaf Forty and more)
Sonoma County, CA
1953-Present

Jonathan Francis Opie
(Poison: unknown)
New Zealand
1989

Mary Freenan and Chris Bell
(Poison: aluminum phosphide)
Enterprise, AL
1/13/2002

Roja, Age 5
(Poison: Nuvacron)
Karnataka, Inda
1/22/2002

Joey Walker
(Poison:  Dursban)
Texas
(11/2000)

Baby Ethridge
(Poison: Various Agriculture)
California
1970

Sharna Richardson
(Poison: Lindane)
Sussex, UK
3/2002

15 yr. Old
(Poison: unknown)
USA
5/2002

Walter Cerritti
(Poison: unknown)
Brantford, ONT
6/2002

500 Cotton Workers
(Poison: various agriculture)
 India
2001

Judy Meyer
(Poison: Dursban)
 Thousand Oaks, California
2001

Cyril Hunter 
(Poison: 2,4,5-T)
 West Australia
2002

Curt (3 yr. old) 
(Poison: Aldrin)
 USA
8/1965

Unborn Baby
(Poison: Nix - permethrin for headlice)
Lexington, KY
2003

Residents
(Poison: glyphosate)
Haumoana-Tukituki, New Zealand
1990-Present

Randy Ruditz
(Poison: dursban, diazinon, dieldren and chlordane)
Florida
May 31, 2003

Ronald Maddison
(Poison: Sarin)
Porton Down, UK
May, 1953

  A Canary in Fur - Moose

(Poison:  Chlorophenoxy)

Maryland

(2/24/07)

   
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