How hazardous to your health are pesticides and toxic residues?

Levine, Elyse
August 1992
Environmental Nutrition;Aug92, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p1
Discusses chemophobia, a label coined by the Food and Drug Administration in the 1980s to describe the fear of chemicals used to boost the production of produce, poultry and meat. Drop in consumer confidence about food safety; Recent headlines that Environmental Protection Agency will ban more cancer-causing pesticides in foods; Recommendation by `Environmental Nutrition.'


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