James Giese

The Food and Drug Administration is responsible under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act for enforcing tolerances by the Environmental Protection Agency for amounts of pesticide residues that may legally remain on food (including animal feed). FDA collects and analyzes food from commercial channels of trade for determining compliance with EPA tolerances. Residue data gathered under this regulatory monitoring program are also used for evaluating the extent and significance of pesticide resi…


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