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Food and Drug Administration pesticide residue monitoring of foods: 1983-1986.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2050609     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pesticide residues in foods are reported for the 4-year period 1982-1986 [fiscal years (FY) 83-86]. Results were summarized from the 2 complementary approaches that make up the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) pesticide residue monitoring program. Under regulatory monitoring, which focuses on residues in raw agricultural commodities, a total of 49,055 samples (27,700 domestic and 21,355 import) that included fresh fruits and vegetables, grains and grain products, milk and dairy products, seafoods, and a variety of processed foods were analyzed. No residues were found in 60 and 48% of the domestic and import samples, respectively, compared with 55 and 44% in FY78-82. About 3% of the domestic and 5% of the import samples were violative. In FY78-82, about 3 and 7% were violative, respectively. The other FDA monitoring approach, the Total Diet Study, was revised in April 1982 to expand coverage of age/sex groups, use updated diets, and provide for analysis of individual foods. Results from monitoring under this modified approach and from regulatory monitoring continued to demonstrate that pesticide residues in the U.S. food supply were well below regulatory limits, and dietary intakes were many times lower than the Acceptable Daily Intakes established by international agencies.
Authors:
N J Yess; M G Houston; E L Gunderson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal - Association of Official Analytical Chemists     Volume:  74     ISSN:  0004-5756     ISO Abbreviation:  J Assoc Off Anal Chem     Publication Date:    1991 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-07-23     Completed Date:  1991-07-23     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505559     Medline TA:  J Assoc Off Anal Chem     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  273-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Food and Drug Administration, Division of Contaminants Chemistry, Washington, DC 20204.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Data Collection / methods
Diet
Food Analysis / methods*
Pesticide Residues / analysis*
United States
United States Food and Drug Administration
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Pesticide Residues

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