Pesticide Residues

Pesticides are chemical agents used to protect food sources from infestation, but their residue may be toxic when consumed in a sufficient quantity.
Research Projects Database - Pesticide Residues

Food Safety Research Information Office (National Agricultural Library [United States Department of Agriculture]).

Review current research projects from the Food Safety Research Information Office (FSRIO) database dealing with antimicrobial resistance.

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Food Safety Research Information Office (National Agricultural Library [United States Department of Agriculture]).

Research publications on Pesticide residues from peer-reviewed journals. Some publications may be early view or ahead of print. Citations and abstracts are available to all users while full-text availability depends on institutional access levels.

Books and Materials on Pesticides/Pesticide residues in the NAL Catalog (AGRICOLA)

National Agricultural Library (United States Department of Agriculture).

Searchable database for journal citations available to persons interested in information on pesticide/pesticide residues in animal and food products.

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Ag Common Data (National Agricultural Library [United States Department of Agriculture]).

The Pesticide Data Program (PDP) is a national pesticide residue database program. Through cooperation with State agriculture departments and other Federal agencies, PDP manages the collection, analysis, data entry, and reporting of pesticide residues on agricultural commodities in the U.S. food supply, with an emphasis on those commodities highly consumed by infants and children.

Agricultural Marketing Service (United States Department of Agriculture).

Manages the collection, analysis, data entry, and reporting of pesticide residues on agricultural commodities in the U.S. food supply, with an emphasis on those commodities highly consumed by infants and children.

Agricultural Marketing Service (United States Department of Agriculture).

The Pesticide Data Program provides high-quality data on residues in food, particularly foods most likely consumed by infants and children. This 24th Pesticide Data Program summary presents results for samples collected in 2014.

Agricultural Research Service (United States Department of Agriculture); National Academy of Agricultural Science (South Korea); Chulalongkorn University (Thailand); Fujian Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China).

Describes the comparison of different versions of an easy, rapid and low-cost sample preparation approach for the determination of pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables by concurrent use of gas and liquid chromatography couples to mass spectroscopy for detection.

European Commission.

Answers questions on pesticide regulation. Introduces maximum residue levels (MRLs) and explains the revisions made to the pesticide rules.

Environmental Protection Agency (United States).

Describes the role and responsibilities of the Analytical Chemistry Laboratory which is under the Office of Pesticide Programs of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The laboratory provides scientific and technical support through chemical analyses of pesticides and related chemicals.

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