Unformatted text preview: tolerances for any pesticide that causes cancer in lab animals f. FIFRA is amended in 1964 f.i. All pesticide labels contain a USDA # f.ii. “caution, warning or danger”; “Keep out of reach of children” g. US Environmental Protection Agency - EPA (1970) g.i. Federal Policy shifted from the control of pesticides for reasonable safe use in agri. Production to control of pesticides h. USDA/APHIS has quarantine laws i. Restricted movement i.i. Application and permit to move and use live plant pests or insects or noxious weeds j. Pink Bollworm Plow Down j.i. Major cotton pest j.ii. New Mexico designates Feb. 1 annually as the date which farmers must plow under all old cotton stalks or face a fine or confiscation of their farms k. Federal Insect Control Laws l. USFDA l.i. Checks for insect parts in processed and fresh foods l.ii. FDA allowable tolerances of insect parts in your food: m. Insects as food m.i. 500 species eaten worldwide m.i.1. 200 eaten in Mexico alone...
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- Fall '11
- United States Environmental Protection Agency, Pesticide, a. Federal Food, Federal Insecticide Act, Replaced insecticide act, FDA allowable tolerances