Seizure of a shipment carrying fruits having high chemical levels, due to excessive use of insecticides in United States
United States USA Date:1963, May 27 Duration:9 min 31 sec Sound:Yes
A documentary titled 'Safe use of Pesticides' shows agricultural produce being carried through trains and ships. A carrier with 'Western Fruit Express' written on it being seized by an order from the United States Federal Court for excessive use of insecticides on the crop. The shipment being dumped under the supervision of United States Marshall along with Food and Drugs Inspector. To fight infestation farmers must resort to proper agricultural practices, biological control, breeding and reduce the usage of pesticides. But pesticides must be used with acute care and responsibility, as they are hazardous to human health.
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