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This past July 17, a new outbreak of pesticide food poisoning occurred in India. According to news reports, 23 children died and more than 48 required medical treatment. The poisoning occurred from the consumption of a free lunch of rice, soybeans and lentils cooked with oil contaminated with monocrotophos, an organophosphate pesticide. The oil had been stored in a pesticide container and sold to the school. Indignation over the poisoning triggered violent protests and complaints about many problems related to the government's …
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