Dole Food Company

Date Company Accusation City / Area / Country Source Tags Media
(Dole Food Company)
Thousands Banana workers file lawsuit in LA against chemical and fresh produce companies over pesticide use in 1980s causing sterility, testicular atrophy, miscarriages, birth defects, liver damage, and cancer when inhaled or absorbed by the skin.Costa RicaENN - ReutersInjuries & Diseases
(Dole Food Company)
Companies that produced and used DBCP pesticide in banana plantations - allegedly causing sterility and other health defects - ordered to pay damages to 450 workers - $489.4 million.Managua, NicaraguaThe New York TimesInjuries & Diseases
31/12/1992Dole Food Company1.000 injured banana workers compensated in out of court settlement - $20 million.Costa RicaThe New York Times, TEDInjuries & Diseases

(Dole Food Company)
Former Latin American banana laborers in companies such as Chiquita and Dole face sterilization and other health side-effects caused by exposure to pesticide DBCP produced by Shell and Dow.Latin AmericaIndependentInjuries & Diseases