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Pesticide Residue Monitoring and Food Safety
Bibliography

This bibliography is provided as a service to our readers. It is compiled from the entries in the BCERF Environmental Risk Factors Bibliographic Database.

This bibliography is arranged topically. The topics include:


Consumer Hotlines and Resources for Information

The FDA Food Information and Seafood hotline: 1-800-332-4010

The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Services: 1-800-535-4555

The Office of Pesticide Programs, EPA: 703 305-5017 or http://www.epa.gov/pesticides

The National Pesticide Telecommunications Network: 1-800-858-7378 or http://ace.orst.edu/info/nptn

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration: 202 205-5275

USDA's Pesticide Data Program: http://www.ams.usda.gov/science/pdp/what.htm

FDA's Residue Monitoring Report: http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/pes97rep.html or request a reprint: Norma J. Yess, Food and Drug Administration Division of Programs and Enforcement Policy, HFS-308, 200 C St., SW, Washington, DC 20204

The NAS Report "Pesticides in the Diet of Infants and Children": http://www.nap.edu/catalog/2126.html

IPM in New York State: http://www.nysipm.cornell.edu/ or by mail: IPM Program Office, New York State Agricultural Experimental Station, Cornell University, Geneva, NY 14456

Cornell Cooperative Extension: http://www.cce.cornell.edu/food/index.html, or call your local or county cooperative extension agent's office

Results from FDA Surveys

Gunderson, E. L. (1995). Dietary intakes of pesticides, selected elements, and other chemicals: FDA Total Diet Study, June 1984-1986. Journal of AOAC International 78, 910-921.

Gunderson, E. L. (1995). FDA Total Diet Study, July 1986-April 1991, dietary intakes of pesticides, selected elements, and other chemicals. Journal of AOAC International 78, 1353-1363.

Pennington, J. A. T. (1992). The 1990 revision of the FDA Total Diet Study. Journal of Nutrition Education 24, 173-178.

Pennington, J. A. T. (1992). Total Diet Studies: the identification of core foods in the United States food supply. Food Additives and Contaminants 9, 253-264.

Yess, N. J., Houston, M. G., and Gunderson, E. L. (1991). Food and Drug Administration pesticide residue monitoring of foods: 1978-1982. Journal of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists 74, 265-272.

Organic Food Cultivation Practices and Regulations

FAQ about Organic: http://www.nofavt.org/organic%20faq1.htm

Fernandez-Cornejo, J., Greene, C., Penn, R., and Newton, D. (1998). Organic vegetable production in the U.S.: Certified growers and practices. American Journal of Alternative Agriculture, 13, 69-78.

Fisher, B. E. (1999). Organic: What's in the name? Environmental Health Perspectives 107, A150-A153.

National Organic Program Proposed Rule: http://www.ams.usda.gov/nop

Regulations on Imported Food

Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report: http://www.fas.usda.gov/itp/ofsts/importpolicy/usa.htm

U.S. Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/OA/codex/

Imports and FDA:
http://www.fda.gov/ora/import/ora_import_program.html
http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/~lrd/imports.html
http://www.fda.gov/oia/impinsp.htm
http://www.fda.gov/opacom/backgrounders/bckindex.html

Backgrounder-International Food Regulation: http://ificinfo.health.org/backgrnd/bkgr15.html

Risk Assessment and Public Perception

Chipman, H., Kendall, P., Auld, G., Slater, M., and Keefe, T. (1995). Consumer reaction to a risk/benefit/option message about agricultural chemicals in the food supply. The Journal of Consumer Affairs 29, 144-163.

Coleman, C. L. (1993). The influence of mass media and interpersonal communication on societal and personal risk judgments. Communication Research 20, 611-628.

Copley, M. P. (1997). Environmental protection agency risk assessment-process and toxicologic pathology. Toxicologic Pathology 25, 68-71.

Fineberg, H. V. (1998). Improving public understanding: Guidelines for communicating emerging science on nutrition, food safety, and health. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 90, 194-199.

Hotchkiss, J. H. (1992). Pesticide residue controls to ensure food safety. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition 31, 191-203.

Juanillo Jr, N. K., and Scherer, C. W. (1995). Attaining a state of informed judgments: Toward a dialectical discourse on risk. In Communication Yearbook 18, B. R. Burleson, ed. (Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications Inc.), pp. 278-299.

Lecos, C. (1984). Pesticides and food: Public worry No. 1. FDA Consumer, 12-15.

Major Issues In the Food Quality Protection Act: http://www.epa/oppfead1/fqpa-iss.html

Molotsky, I. (1998). Clinton to appoint council to oversee safety of food. In New York Times (New York, pp. A15.

Schmidt, C. W. (1999). Safe food, an all-consuming issue. Environmental Health Perspectives 107, A144-A149.

WHO. (1987). Environmental Health Criteria 70; Principles for the safety assessment of food additives and contaminants in food (Geneva: World Health Organization).

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Prepared by Renu Gandhi, Ph.D., Research Associate

We will make every effort to update this bibliography. If you have comments on this bibliography, or have a suggestion of a reference you would like us to review for inclusion in the bibliography, please send this information via email to: breastcancer@cornell.edu