Produce Company Behind Popular ‘Cuties’ Fined Over Pesticide Drift | The California Report | KQED News

The California Report Produce Company Behind Popular ‘Cuties’ Fined Over Pesticide Drift August 8, 2017 00:0000:00 By Ted Goldberg AUGUST 8, 2017 SHARE Kern County agricultural officials announced Tuesday that they are issuing more than $50,000 in fines against two companies for violating pesticide rules in connection with an incident that sickened 37 farmworkers in May. The firms facing penalties are Sun Pacific, the produce company behind the popular Cuties mandarins and clementines, and Grapeman Farms. Both companies have operations throughout the Central Valley and Southern California. News of the penalties comes as agricultural commissioners in three California counties investigate several other chemical drift incidents that sickened some three dozen agricultural workers over the summer

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