Crossing Delaney: Overhauling food safety

October 1993
U.S. News & World Report;10/4/93, Vol. 115 Issue 13, p19
Reports that the Clinton administration has unveiled plans for a sweeping overhaul of federal pesticide and food safety laws. If approved by Congress, the package would rescind the keystone of food safety policy for 35 years--the so-called Delaney clause, which bans even trace amounts of carcinogenic pesticides in processed food. Other details of the proposal; Views of Food and Drug Administration Commissioner David Kessler.


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