GOVERNMENT PESTICIDE BOOKLET UNDER PROTEST

Washington (FNS) -- Controversy is contaminating the planned publication of a pesticide brochure the Federal government is developing for supermarkets.Specifically, certain segments of the produce industry are protesting the Environmental Protection Agency brochure, saying it favors organic produce over conventional."We know of no information that suggests organically grown produce is safer than conventionally

Washington (FNS) -- Controversy is contaminating the planned publication of a pesticide brochure the Federal government is developing for supermarkets.

Specifically, certain segments of the produce industry are protesting the Environmental Protection Agency brochure, saying it favors organic produce over conventional.

"We know of no information that suggests organically grown produce is safer than conventionally grown," said John Aguirre, vice president of government affairs f

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