Oregon agriculture officials have ordered a halt to sales of a pesticide popular with marijuana growers after a state lab confirmed that an active ingredient was not listed on the product’s label.
The Oregon Department of Agriculture said the pesticide, Guardian, should be removed from store shelves and asked growers who bought the product not to use it. The manufacturer is All In Enterprises of Machesney Park, Illinois.
A statewide stop sale order is unusual and typically does not involve labeling problems, said Bruce Pokarney, a spokesman for the agency.
Tommy McCathron, listed as president of All in Enterprises in Illinois Secretary of State records, said Monday that he didn’t want to discuss Guardian. [Read more at the Portland Oregonian]