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Department Of Environment Raids Cooke Aquaculture in Pesticide Investigation

A year ago, hundreds of dead or dying lobsters were pulled up in traps near Grand Manan and Deer Island. The lobster had been exposed to cypermethrin, a neuro-toxin that's lethal to sea-lice and other marine life. Fish farms are not allowed to use it in Canada. Two investigations by Environment Canada were launched and last Thursday, 29 officers descended on 8 facilities owned by Cooke Aquaculture. Nell Hulse is the VP of communications for Cooke.


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