Pesticide Use on Fruits and Vegetables

The Senate Agriculture Committee heard testimony about the use of pesticides to improve the appearance of produce. Witnesses talked about federal cosmetic… read more

The Senate Agriculture Committee heard testimony about the use of pesticides to improve the appearance of produce. Witnesses talked about federal cosmetic standards for fruits and vegetables. Sen. Wyche Fowler, committee chairman, said the American public deserves “real” food that is nutritious and tastes good vs. an “idealized image” of produce that often jeopardizes the health of the consumer. close

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  • Ellen Haas Executive Director Public Voice for Food and Health Policy
  • Daniel Haley Administrator Department of Agriculture->Marketing
  • John McClung Vice President Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association
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Pesticide Use on Fruits and Vegetables

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Program ID:
31598-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 27, 1992 | 10:38am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 30, 1992 | 8:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Aug 27, 1992 | 10:38am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 27, 1992 | 3:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 27, 1992 | 9:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 28, 1992 | 1:19am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 28, 1992 | 5:50am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 30, 1992 | 8:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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