The Monterey County Weekly discusses the possible approval of methyl iodide for use on farms:

“Methyl iodide causes cancer. Some scientists say this pesticide fumigant is more dangerous than methyl bromide, another chemical which was supposed to be phased out years ago. But now, as it scrambles to find a replacement for methyl bromide, the US Environmental Protection Agency appears determined to approve the more toxic methyl iodide for use on local strawberry fields, and elsewhere.”

See the full article: Monterey County News.