Anticipated Residues in FoodEntry ID: EPA0153
Abstract: The "Anticipated Residues in Food (OPPE Pesticide Food Residue)"
database contains pesticide residue data on raw and processed
food. Data are provided on a voluntary basis by government
agencies and food processing companies. OPPE Pesticide Food
Residue contains data for 286 pesticides on an estimated 49,857
samples collected between 1985 and 1988. The data are used to
estimate pesticides residues ... in the general food supply for
scientific and regulatory purpose by government agencies such
as EPA, U.S. Food and Drug Administration and State agencies.
The food industry trade groups, and public interest groups also
use this information for scientific and other purposes.
Data Center: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)
Dissemination Media: Hard copy (computer printouts, agency
reports, microfiche) and diskette
File Format: ASCII, WordPerfect, ORACLE
Access Instructions: Contact the data center.
Software Required: WordPerfect, ORACLE
Availability Status: On Request
Documentation Available: Yes
Start Date: 1985-01-01
AGRICULTURE > AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS > PESTICIDES
AGRICULTURE > FOOD SCIENCE > FOOD CONTAMINATION AND TOXICOLOGY
AGRICULTURE > PLANT COMMODITIES > FIELD CROP PRODUCTS
AGRICULTURE > PLANT COMMODITIES > FRUIT PRODUCTS
AGRICULTURE > PLANT COMMODITIES > HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTS
AGRICULTURE > PLANT COMMODITIES > VEGETABLE PRODUCTS
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS > CONTAMINANT LEVELS/SPILLS
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Office of Policy, Planning and Evaluation Pesticide Policy Branch (PM-220) 401 M Street S.W.
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20460
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). May 1992.
Inventory of Exposure-related Data Systems Sponsored by Federal
Agencies. Washington, DC : USEPA.
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-02-27