The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) directs the EPA to restrict the use of pesticides as necessary to prevent unreasonable adverse effects on people and the environment, taking into account the costs and benefits of ...
various pesticide use. There are an estimated 18,000 pesticide products currently in use. These generally are regulated under the FIFRA. This book provides a brief history of the federal pesticide laws and describes key provisions of the laws; including the pesticide registration process and how it interfaces with food safety requirements.