Better regulation of pesticide exports and pesticide residues in imported food is essential
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Better regulation of pesticide exports and pesticide residues in imported food is essential report to the Congress by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by General Accounting Office in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Pesticides -- Toxicology.,
  • Pesticide residues in food -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, [3], 106 p. ;
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17819202M

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9. United States Department of Agriculture, The Pesticide Review (), cited in Pills, Pesticides & Profits. United States General Accounting Office, Better Regulation of Pesticide Exports and Pesticide Residues in Imported Foods is Essential (). [Vol, U.S. General Accounting Office () Better Regulation of Pesticide Exports and Pesticide Residues in Imported Food is Essential. Report to Congress. Washington, DC (June).Cited by: "Better Regulation of Pesticide Exports and Pesticide Residues in Imported Food Is Essential." U.S. General Accounting Office, CED , Washington, D.C., (In this important study the GAO estimated that roughly one-third of the pesticides exported from the U.S. were either unregistered or banned pesticides. With more than 1, pesticides used in agriculture, the food industry and its regulators work hard to protect consumers from potentially dangerous levels of pesticide residues. This article explores issues in Asia, the regulatory updates, preferred testing mthods and MRL harmonisation status of the region. By Amornpun Dajsiripun, food specialist, SGS Thailand.

The Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (CCPR) at its 11th Session agreed to establish the ad hoc Working Group on Pesticide Residue Problems in Developing Countries to discuss main problems related to the export of commodities which have not yet been object of regulation by Codex. This is a most urgent matter since some Codex MRLs have been Cited by: 4. The changing role of pesticides in pest management - Volume 15 Issue 6 - G. A. SchaefersCited by: 1. In many reports, pesticide residues are present in the majority of fruits and vegetables; they are more detected in fruits than in vegetables. The percentage of exceeding MRLs is less than 20% in. The work compares food safety issues such as pesticide residues, pesticide authorization, use, monitoring and direct exposure of farmers in the European Union and developing : Ryan E. Galt.

Despite the widespread contamination of imported food, FDA inspectors rarely seize shipments or refuse them entry. Instead, a small sample is removed for analysis while the rest of the shipment proceeds to the marketplace.,. and the consumer. * "Better Regulation of Pesticide Exports and Pesticide Residues in Imported Foods is Essential. The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), among other things, regulates the safety of pesticide residues in food and feed. Both FIFRA and FFDCA were amended in by the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) to strengthen the protections offered, with . l Accounting Office (USGAO) () Better regulation of pesticides exports and pesticides residues in imported food is essential, Washington, DC, pp iii, Google Scholar USGAO () Better sampling and enforcement needed on imported by: Duke Occurrence and Significance of Pesticide Residues in Water H. P. Nicholson Pesticide Problems in Water Hygiene and Their Correction F. C. Kopfler Fate of Pesticides in Soils and Crops B. J. Stojanovic The National Pesticide Monitoring Program H. R. Feltz Disposal of Waste Pesticides: Problems and Suggested Solutions H.