November 14, 1997 Associated Press article reports
"Pesticides on Food 'Almost No' Cancer Danger", based on the
Clark W. Heath, Jr., M.D. and
Report of a Panel on the Relationship between Public
Exposure to Pesticides and Cancer
by Len Ritter for the Ad Hoc Panel on Pesticides and Cancer,
Canadian Network of Toxicology Centres, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
in Cancer 80:1887-8, 1997.
Charles Benbrook offers
another view on the health risks posed
by pesticides and the message scientific organizations ought to be sharing
with the public.