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Pesticide residues in food -- United States.

View Resource Attack of the Killer Weeds

This report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a spirited expose of what it describes as hypocrisy on Capitol Hill regarding the Food Quality Protection Act of 1996 (FQPA). The EWG claims that, under the influence of pesticide company lobbyists, members of Congress have worked to expand loopholes and delay children's health protections mandated by the FQPA. While certainly written from...