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Banana workers sue over pesticide exposure

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama
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  • June 10 2011

More than 200 farm workers from Ecuador, Panama and Costa Rica have reportedly filed seven lawsuits against commercial banana growers and pesticide manufacturers, seeking to recover damages and medical monitoring costs for health conditions allegedly related to dibromochloropropane (DBCP) exposure