PESTICIDE STUDY 'TACTICS' ATTACKED

WASHINGTON -- The National Food Processors Association here has accused the Environmental Working Group and the National Campaign for Pesticide Policy Reform of using scare tactics with its "Pesticides in Baby Food" study.The study did concede, however, that the pesticides were found at levels well below the federal limits.Dr. Rhona Applebaum, the NFPA's vice president of scientific and regulatory

WASHINGTON -- The National Food Processors Association here has accused the Environmental Working Group and the National Campaign for Pesticide Policy Reform of using scare tactics with its "Pesticides in Baby Food" study.

The study did concede, however, that the pesticides were found at levels well below the federal limits.

Dr. Rhona Applebaum, the NFPA's vice president of scientific and regulatory affairs, said, "This report cynically uses scare tactics to advance the groups

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