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The article explains the efforts of the FDA, USDA, and CDA to cover up the harmful effects of a number of chemicals in our food supply. They highlight that FDA is allowing pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and preservatives in the United States food supply. They also noted that the National Cancer Institute concluded that DDT and other chemicals were in fact harmful and cause cancer.
Poison, chemicals, pesticides, United States Department of Agriculture, California Department of Agriculture, Division of Agriculture of the University of California, FDA, Federal Drug Administration, political decision, grape, United Farm Workers Union, Jerry Cohen, DDT, herbicides, National Cancer Institute
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"Reflection on the Poisoning of Food & Man: Reflexión Sobre el Envenenamiento de la Comida y el Hombre" (1969). United States Government. 4.