Red fire ants savaged an innocent chemicals reporter last week as she braved the great outdoors in Mobile, Alabama to cover the ground-breaking of a new plant.
Suffering eight bites to her left foot, reporter Doris is now recovering in New York City, and was surprised to read that the USDA now believes that the current US population of red imported fire ants - which infests millions of acres across the southern states - can be traced back to nine to twenty queens from .... Mobile, Alabama.
Click here to read the ICIS news article for which Doris suffered.
(Groundbreaking ceremony at new Evonik alkoxide plant at Mobile, Alabama)