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Food Quality Protection Act of 1996. Charlie Reed Bodas, APES period 6 May 4 th , 2010. Food Quality Protection Act of 1996 (FQPA). Drafted in 1996, signed on August 3 rd , 1996 by President Clinton after being unanimously passed in Congress. National

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Food quality protection act of 1996

Food Quality Protection Act of 1996

Charlie Reed

Bodas, APES period 6

May 4th, 2010


Food quality protection act of 1996 fqpa

Food Quality Protection Act of 1996 (FQPA)

  • Drafted in 1996, signed on August 3rd, 1996 by President Clinton after being unanimously passed in Congress.

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  • Served as an amendment to the Federal Fungicide, Insecticide and Rodenticide Act (FIRFA) and the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).


Requirements accomplishments of the fqpa

Requirements/Accomplishments of the FQPA

  • Stricter safety standards, especially for infants and children

  • Expanded scope of protection

  • Complete reassessment of all existing pesticide tolerances

  • Implemented the reregistration program that reassesses health standards for existing pesticides.

  • Led to significant advancements in public health/ environmental protection in America.


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