At the September 22 public hearing of the House Agriculture
Subcommittee on Department Operations and Nutrition, USDA Deputy
Secretary Richard Rominger, EPA Administrator CAROL BROWNER, and
FDA Commissioner DAVID KESSLER presented testimony on proposed
reforms of national pesticide and food safety laws.
Three joint EPA/USDA/FDA documents about pesticides and food
safety reform are now available electronically. They are
described below with directions for obtaining them.
1. Joint news release from FDA/USDA/EPA.
2. Testimony of FDA/USDA/EPA officials before Subcommittee
on Department Operations and Nutrition Committee on
Agriculture, U.S. House of Representatives.
3. Executive Summary of above testimony.
All three documents are available by addressing a message to:
email@example.com. In the body of text type:
send pesticides catalog
They are also available through the ES-USDA gopher. To get
to this gopher, type: gopher esusda.gov
[If you are not ES-USDA, you will need to gopher in from a different
site. ES-USDA gopher requires a password]
>From the Extension Service, USDA Main Menu, choose:
9. USDA and other government agencies
6. Pesticides and Food Safety