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Cabbage sprayed with pesticide stolen in St Catherine, police issue alert

Published:Friday | June 12, 2015 | 7:13 PM

The police are warning members of the public to be careful when buying cabbage because it could have been sprayed with a harmful pesticide.

According to the police, a large quantity of the vegetable was today stolen from a farm in Castle Kelly district, St Catherine.

The police say the cabbage was recently sprayed with the pesticide, Avani.

The ingestion of pesticides is harmful to humans.