Campaigners are seeking an explanation from officials on their level of knowledge about the dangers of a chemical mandated for sheep dipping.
Government officials have been criticised for an ongoing delay in explaining what they knew about the serious health risks to farmers of using a mandatory chemical treatment.
As the Guardian revealed last year, at least 500 farmers across the UK were left with debilitating health problems after using organophosphate-based (OP) chemicals to protect their sheep against parasites, under the government’s compulsory dipping programme which ran up until 1992.
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To read about organophosphates in an April 2016 US public Court paper against Boeing click: court papers escobedo v Boeing
12. in 2001, The Environmental Protection Agency BANNED most residential uses of organophosphates in part BECAUSE OF THEIR RISK TO HUMAN HEALTH.
SHEEP DIP/ JET AIRLINERS = Human ill health.