Sheep being dipped© Photofusion/REX/Shutterstock
Campaigners have called on MPs to launch an inquiry into concerns that farmers and farmworkers were poisoned when using organophosphate (OP) sheep dip. The Sheep Dip Sufferers Support Group said the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs committee should launch a full inquiry into the issue. The group is seeking government recognition that farmers suffered long-term health problems due to OP dips before the legal requirement to use the products ended in the 1990s. See also: Appeal for […]
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