Tulare County Pesticide Investigation

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Residents of the San Joaquin Valley town of Pixley pick out fresh fruits and vegetables during a food distribution by FoodLink of Tulare. (Scott Anger/KQED)

Tulare County is investigating a case of potential pesticide drift that may have affected dozens of farm workers. About 60 employees at a vineyard near Dinuba began feeling ill after smelling a chemical odor amid triple digit temperatures on Tuesday.  Several were hospitalized.