WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The produce industry, facing a barrage of negative publicity surrounding pesticide residues on produce, dispatched additional troops to counter an assault marking the 10th anniversary of the Alar pesticide scare that made apple product sales plummet. In a report and in full-page newspaper ads, the Environmental Working Group contended that children are no better protected from pesticides on apples than they were a decade ago. According to the group's report, "How 'Bout ...
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