World News: 01:18 GMT Thursday 10th October 2019. [Yahoo Business News Feed via SPi World News]
The president of a citrus association that represents about 5,000 growers has expressed disappointment that a widely used pesticide is being banned in California after next year. Environmental officials link the pesticide to brain damage in children and to other illnesses. Under a deal with the pesticide's manufacturer, all California sales of chlorpyrifos will end on Feb. 6, 2020.
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