CONGRESS PASSES PESTICIDE REFORM

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Congress last week approved a sweeping reform of pesticide tolerance levels in raw and processed food.The move augurs a successful end to years of negotiations between the grocery industry, food processors, consumer groups and government. The House passed the compromise bill July 23 in a 417-0 vote and the Senate approved it a day later in a voice vote. President Clinton has promised

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Congress last week approved a sweeping reform of pesticide tolerance levels in raw and processed food.

The move augurs a successful end to years of negotiations between the grocery industry, food processors, consumer groups and government. The House passed the compromise bill July 23 in a 417-0 vote and the Senate approved it a day later in a voice vote. President Clinton has promised to sign it into law.

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