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Title Regulating pesticides in food : the Delaney paradox / Committee on Scientific and Regulatory Issues Underlying Pesticide Use Patterns and Agricultural Innovation, Board on Agriculture, National Research Council
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1987
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 272 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- The current system : theory and practice -- Estimates of dietary oncogenic risks -- The scenarios and the results -- Comparing the impact of the scenarios -- Pesticide innovation and the economic effects of implementing the Delaney Clause -- Appendixes. A. Legislative history of the Pesticide Residues Amendment of 1954 and the Delaney Clause of the Food Additives Amendment of 1958 / Bruce S. Wilson -- B. Analytical methodology for estimating oncogenic risks of human exposure to agricultural chemicals in food crops / John P. Wargo -- C. Case studies of the EPA's application of the Delaney Clause in the tolerance-setting process / Richard Wiles -- D. Pesticide innovation. Trends in innovation / Earl R. Swanson ; Weed control / Fred H. Tschirley ; Insect control / T. Roy Fukuto -- E. Survey of pesticide R & D directors : how do current laws affect agricultural pesticide research productivity?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Food additives -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Food additives -- United States.
Pesticide residues in food -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Pesticide residues in food -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Scientific and Regulatory Issues Underlying Pesticide Use Patterns and Agricultural Innovation.
ISBN 0585150001 (electronic bk.)
9780585150000 (electronic bk.)
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