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2. S. O. Archibald and C. K Winter, "Pesticides in Our Food: Assessing the Risks," in C. K. Winter, J. N. Seiber, and C. F. Nuckton, eds., Chemicals in the Human Food Chain, Van Nos-trand Reinhold, New York, 1990.

3. D. J. Ecobichon, "Toxic Effects of Pesticides," in C. D. Klaas-sen, ed., Casarett and Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons, 5th ed., McGraw-Hill, New York, 1996.

4. D. Pimentel et al., "Environmental and Economic Costs of Pesticide Use," Bioscience 42, 750-760 (1992).

5. Environmental Protection Agency, "Pesticides and Toxic Substances," in Pesticide Industry Sales and Usage, 1994 and 1995 Market Estimate, EPA Office of Prevention, Washington, D.C., 1997.

6. C. M. Bruhn et al., "Consumer Response to Pesticide Food Safety Risk Statements: Implications for Consumer Education," Dairy, Food, and Environmental Sanitation 18, 278— 287 (1998).

7. C. K. Winter, "Lawmakers Should Recognize Uncertainties in Risk Assessment," California Agriculture 48, 21-29 (1994).

8. Food and Drug Administration, "Pesticide Program Residue Monitoring 1997," 1998, (http / / (September 17, 1999).

9. National Research Council, Regulating Pesticides in Food: The Delaney Paradox, National Academy Press, Washington, D.C., 1987.

10. C. K. Winter, "Pesticide Tolerances and Their Relevance as Safety Standards," Regul. Toxicol. Pharmacol. 15, 137-150 (1992).

11. D. V. Reed et al., "The FDA Pesticides Monitoring Program," J. Assoc. Off. Anal. Chem. 70,591-595 (1987).

12. U.S. Department of Agriculture, "USDA Pesticide Data Program: What Is PDP?" 1999, (http: / ¡ / science /pdp /what.htm) (September 17, 1999).

13. California Department of Pesticide Regulation, "Residues in Fresh Produce," in Executive Summary of 1995 Monitoring Program, Sacramento, Calif., 1997.

Elisabeth L. Garcia Carl K. Winter University of California Davis, California

See also Food safety and risk communication.

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