Secret Site Map
Friday, December 19, 2014

Home News Administrative Hearings into Utah Poisoning Deaths Delayed

Administrative Hearings into Utah Poisoning Deaths Delayed

Regional News

A pair of Utah girls died after becoming ill at their family's home in Layton in early February. Investigators believe toxic phosphine gas from the pellets seeped into the home and sickened the girls.

| June 7, 2010

RELATED

PCT reported on this case and subsequent actions taken by the pest control industry and EPA in last month’s article “EPA Announces New Restrictions on Phosphine Fumigants

SALT LAKE CITY - The administrative hearings for the charged parties in the poisoning deaths of Rachel and Rebecca Toone have been delayed.

The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food hearings were scheduled for June 1, 2 and 3, 2010.
 
Bugman, Pest and Lawn,, and its former contractor Coleman Nocks  are connected with the deaths of the Toone sisters.

4-year-old Rebecca Toone and her sister, 15-month-old Rachel Toone died after becoming ill at their family's home in Layton in early February.

A medical examiner's report found that the Toone sisters "...had elevated phosphorous levels and lung damage consistent with inhaling a harmful substance."

In other news related to this case, the Salt Lake Tribune reports that those allege misuses are among more than 3,500 instances when the Bountiful company and its employees broke pesticide laws between April 2009 and February, according to violation letters issued by the state pesticide office. In some cases, violations pertained to poor record keeping, but many represented misuse of deadly pesticides.

Click here to read the entire article.

Source: www.abc4.com

Top news

Podcast: Cleveland Dixon on His 'Biggest Mistake'

Dixon, CEO of Holiday Termite & Pest Control, discusses his experiences using a Web design/SEO firm, and the benefits of him taking on these responsibilities himself.

Malden High Schools Collaborate with Yankee Pest Control in Mural Contest

Students from Walden, Mass., area high schools painted murals on the backside of Yankee Pest Control's building for a competition. Yankee generously paid for all of the paint supplies and tarps, and provided pizza and refreshments to all of the students each time they were on site.

Adrian Steel Offers Ladder Racks for Full Size Pickup Trucks

The Load Runner Ladder Rack features 2-inch durable round tubing and square crossbars, removable center and rear crossbars, and welded tie down cleats to ensure safe transportation of ladders.

Alpha Ecological Participates in Downtown Boulder’s Lights of December Parade

The parade featured floats from various local businesses, churches, and civic centers in the Boulder area.

Paraclipse Adds Sales Rep Gaulton

Kay Gaulton is a North American Sales Representative, covering the western hemisphere, as well as the Caribbean and Central and South America.

x