COOPERATIVE EXTENSION UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY NEWSLETTER

EXTOXNET INDEX TO U.C. DAVIS PESTICIDE NEWSLETTERS


(N11_80) Vol. 1 No. 1 - 1980: 2,4-D

(N12_81) Vol. 1 No. 2 - 1981: Malathion

(N13_81) Vol. 1 No. 3 - 1981: Toxic Plants I. Cyanide and Nitrate

(N14_81) Vol. 1 No. 4 - 1981: Toxic Plants II. Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids

(N21_81) Vol. 2 No. 1 - 1981: Ethylene Dibromide and Methyl Bromide

(N22_81) Vol. 2 No. 2 - 1981: Risk Assessment and Predictive Toxicology

(N23_81) Vol. 2 No. 3 - 1981: Toxic Plants III. Lupine

(N24_82) Vol. 2 No. 4 - 1982: Genetic Toxicology; Rapid In Vitro Test Capabilities; Furadan Toxicity in Pennsylvania Cattle; Amphibian Highs; Use of Lead Tetroxide as a Folk Remedy for Gastrointestinal Illness

(N25_82) Vol. 2 No. 5 - 1982: Smoking and Cancer; Mushroom Poisoning Among Laotian Refugees - 1981; Unintentional and Intentional Injuries - United States; Phenoxy Herbicide Update

(N31_82) Vol. 3 No. 1 - 1982: I. Plants, Pesticides and Other Toxic Chemicals - Cutaneous Toxicity (Toxic Effects on Skin): century Plant Dermatitis; Cercarial Dermatitis Among Bathers in California; Don't Get Too Clean, It May Be Dangerous To Your Health

(N32_82) Vol. 3 No. 2 - 1982: II. Plants, Pesticides and Other Toxic Chemicals - Current Topics: Silo-Filler's Disease; Oral Contraceptives and Cancer Risk; Formaldehyde; Bonemeal; Rash Illness Associated with Gypsy Moth Caterpillars; Residue Avoidance Program

(N33_83) Vol. 3 No. 3 - 1983: III. Plants, Pesticides and Other Toxic Chemicals - Special Edition: Marijuana

(N34_83) Vol. 3 No. 4 - 1983: IV. Plants, Pesticides and Other Toxic Chemicals - Current Topics: TMRC and Its Relation to ADI; Carbon Monoxide Intoxication; Cashew Nut Dermatitis; Irrigation Pipe Associated Electrocution Deaths - Washington; Congenital Malformations; Childhood Lead Poisoning; Cytogenetic Patterns in Persons Living near Love Canal - New York

(N41_83) Vol. 4 No. 1 - 1983: V. Plants, Pesticides and Other Toxic Chemicals: Pesticide Waste Disposal; Niacin Intoxication - Bagels; Respiratory Illness - Carpet Cleaning; Lead Poisoning - Mexican Folk Remedies; Lead Poisoning - Hmong Folk Remedies

(N42_83) Vol. 4 No. 2 - 1983: Common Herbal Teas and The Basis of Their Medicinal Use

(N43_84) Vol. 4 No. 3 - 1984: Waterfowl Killed by Diazinon Used for Turf Insect Control; Health-Risk Estimates for 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzodioxin in Soil; Results of a Pilot Study of Health Effects due to 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzodioxin Contamination - Missouri; Porphyria Cutanea Tarda and Sarcoma in a Worker Exposed to 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzodioxin - Missouri; Leading Work-Related Diseases and Injuries - United States; Poisoning Among Young Children - United States

(N44_84) Vol. 4 No. 4 - 1984: VI. Plants, Pesticides and Other Toxic Chemicals: Ethyl Alcohol; Caffeine Effects on Blood Flow to the Brain; Datura Poisoning from Hamburger - Canada; Poisoning from Elderberry Juice - CA; Nonfatal Arsenic Poisoning in Three Hmong Patients - MN; Fatalities from Occupational Heat Exposure; Ducks Killed by Furadan 5G use in Rice Weevil Control

(N51_84) Vol. 5 No. 1 - 1984: VII. Plants, Pesticides and Other Toxic Chemicals: Safe Use of Methyl Bromide for Rodent Burrow Fumigation; Vietnam Veterans' Risks for Fathering Babies with Birth Defects; Organophosphate Insecticide Poisoning among Siblings - Mississippi; Dermatitis Among Hospital Workers; Harmful Effects from Folk Remedies; Antibiotics in Animal Feeds

(N52_85) Vol. 5 No. 2 - 1985: VIII. Plants, Pesticides and Other Toxic Chemicals: Pesticide Waste Disposal; Poisonings: Drugs are No. 1 Cause; Outbreak of Diarrhea Linked to Dietetic Candies - New Hampshire; Poultry Giblet-Associated Salmonellosis - Maine; Botulism from Fresh Foods - California; Outbreaks of Respiratory Illness Among Employees in Large Office Buildings - Tennessee, District of Columbia; Carbon Monoxide Poisoning - South Dakota; Exposure to Ammonia during Removal of Paint from Artificial Turf - Ohio

(N53_85) Vol. 5 No. 3 - 1985: IX. Plants, Pesticides and Other Toxic Chemicals: Outbreak of Phototoxic Dermatitis from Limes - Maryland; Neurologic Findings Among Workers Exposed to Fenthion in a Veterinary Hospital - Georgia; An Update on 1,3- Dichloropropene; People Don't Buckle Up: Low Risks for Each Trip

(N54_85) Vol. 5 No. 4 - 1985: Smoking Revisited; Health Hazards Associated with Elevated Levels of Indoor Radon - Pennsylvania; Acute Hepatic Failure After Occupational Exposure to 2-Nitropropane; Sulfates and Nitrates in Water; Peanut Butter Riskier Than Ever; FARAD

(N61_86) Vol. 6 No. 1 - 1986: Hazardous Agricultural Chemicals in the Environment

(N62_86) Vol. 6 No. 2 - 1986: Heptachlor

(N63_86) Vol. 6 No. 3 - 1986: Food and Waterborne Toxicants: The National Pesticide Telecommunications Network (NPTN); Aldicarb Food Poisoning from Contaminated Melons - California; Ciguatera Fish Poisoning - Vermont; Restaurant -Associated Scombroid Fish Poisoning - Alabama, Tennessee; Ammonia Contamination in a Milk Processing Plant - Wisconsin; Blood Lead Levels Among Office Workers - New York City; Erosion of Dental Enamel in Swimmers Due to Gas-Chlorinated Swimming Pools; Seat Belt Use - United States; More on PPB and PPT

(N64_86) Vol. 6 No. 4 - 1986: Another Perspective: Cancer Death Rates in Humans, 1930-1985; the Development of Tests for Carcinogens and Mutagens; Sources of Mutagens in Our Diet; Mutagens Produced by Cellular Metabolism; Carcinogen "Hazard" Comparisons; Relevance of Carcinogenicity Bioassay; Water Pollution, Pesticide Residues, and Cancer

(N65_86) Vol. 6 No. 5 - 1986: Respiratory and Cutaneous Toxicity Update: Cigarette Smoking among Public High School Students - Rhode Island; Deaths due to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Allied Conditions; Decrease in Lung Cancer Incidence among Males - United States, 1973-1983; Acute Respiratory Illness Following Occupational Exposure to Wood Chips - Ohio; Premature Mortality due to Malignant Neoplasms - United States, 1983; Leading Work-Related Diseases and Injuries; Outbreak of Severe Dermatitis among Orange Pickers - California

(N66_86) Vol. 6 No. 6 - 1986: Biodegradation of Hazardous Wastes

(N71_87) Vol. 7 No. 1 - 1987: X. Plants, Pesticides and Other Toxic Chemicals: EPA Review of 2,4-D Article by Hoar et al.; Antibiotic Resistance and Human Infections; Occupational Asthma from Inhaled Egg Protein - Iowa; 1986 Surgeon General's Report: The Health Consequences of Involuntary Smoking; Trends in Mortality from Cirrhosis and Alcoholism - United States, 1945- 1983; Tularemia - New Jersey; Communicating Concepts in Toxicology

(N72_87) Vol. 7 No. 2 - 1987: Symptoms of Irritation Associated with Exposure to Glutaraldehyde - Colorado; The Prevalence of Cancer - Connecticut, January 1, 1982; Use of Supplements Containing High-Dose Vitamin A - New York State, 1983-1984; Vitamin A & Birth Defects; PCB Contamination of Ceiling Tiles in Public Buildings - New Jersey; Salmonellosis in a School System - Oklahoma; Outbreak of Occupational Hepatitis - Connecticut; Suspected Botulism in Cattle; Phenoxy Herbicide Epidemiology Study Negative; Silo Hazards; Liver Toxicity from an Herbal Remedy; Incidence of Cancer & Low Birth Weight in Relation to a Toxic Waste Dump Site in Iowa

(N73_87) Vol. 7 No. 3 - 1987: XI. Plants, Pesticides and Other Toxic Chemicals: Serum Dioxin in Vietnam-Era Veterans - Preliminary Report

(N81_88) Vol. 8 No. 1 - 1988: Pesticide Residues in Foods; International Toxicology News; Organophosphate Toxicity Associated with Flea-Dip Products - California

(N82_88) Vol. 8 No. 2 - 1988: Grape Pesticides Targeted by United Farm Workers as Threats to Worker and Consumer Safety; Household Hazardous Waste; Veterinary Toxicology Notes: Hazards of New Rodenticides to Pets; Indoor Air Pollution; An Unusual Case of Widespread Chemical Toxicity; Something to Think About - Playground Related Injuries in Preschool-Aged Children -- United States, 1983-1987

(N91_89) Vol. 9 No. 1 - 1989: Food Safety Issues: Appreciating Consumer Food Fears; Independent Testing of Foods for Pesticide Residues; Food Safety and Pesticide Enforcement Initiative; Veterinary Toxicology Notes: Drug Storage on Dairy Farms

(N92_89) Vol. 9 No. 2 - 1989: Food Safety Issues II: NRDC Report and Alar; State Specific Estimates of Smoking - Attributable Mortality and Years of Potential Life Lost - United States, 1985; Smoking-Attributable Mortality, Morbidity, and Economic Costs - California, 1985; Scombroid Fish Poisoning - Illinois, South Carolina; Vet Tox Notes: Legal Source of Methylene Blue; Review of Federal Pesticide Proposal

(N93_89) Vol. 9 No. 3 - 1989: Preliminary Report - 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin Exposure to Humans -- Seveso, Italy; Leading Major Congenital Malformations Among Minority Groups in the United States, 1981-1986; Endrin Poisoning Associated with Taquito Ingestion - California; Lead Poisoning Following Ingestion of Homemade Beverage Stored in a Ceramic Jug - New York; Veterinary Toxicology Notes: Red Tide Causes Dolphin Deaths

(N94_89) Vol. 9 No. 4 - 1989: Cadmium and Lead Exposure Associated with Pharmaceuticals Imported from Asia - Texas; Seizures Temporally Associated with Use of DEET Insect Repellent - New York and Connecticut; Pesticide Residues and Dietary Risks; Consumers Need to Realize Their Responsibility in Food Safety; Fatalities Attributed to Methane Asphyxia in Manure Waste Pits - Ohio, Michigan, 1989; Multivitamins Can Cause Toxic Vitamin A Build-Up in Older People; Aldicarb on Watermelons; Pesticide Poisoning Handbook; Staggers in Sheep and Cattle: Humboldt County; Is Hay Treated with Preservatives O.K. for Horses?; New Field Tests for Veterinarians; Pamphlet from the UC Santa Cruz Agroecology Program: "Pesticides in Food: Are You Adequately Informed"

(N95_89) Vol. 9 No. 5 - 1989: Inadvertent Contamination of Row Crops from Pesticides in Fog; Lead Poisoning in Bridge Demolition Workers - Massachusetts; Radon Exposure Assessment - Connecticut; Update: Eosinophilia-Myalgia Syndrome Associated with Ingestion of L-Tryptophan - United States; Crystallized Chemicals Pose Explosion Hazard; Ethylenediamine Dihydroiodide (EDDI); The Regulation of Food Additives in Animal Feeds; Extra-Label Use of Drugs; New Private Sector Support for 4-H Veterinary Science Awards Program

(N101_90) Vol. 10 No. 1 - 1990: Editorial: Can the Environment and Agriculture Coexist?; Agricultural Pesticides: 100% Use Reporting

(N102_90) Vol. 10 No. 2 - 1990: Food Safety Update: Foodborne Disease Outbreaks, 5-Year Summary, 1983-1987; Pesticide Residues in Food in 1988; Pesticides and Food Safety: Perception vs. Reality; Malathion: Act II; Cancer Classifications for Malathion and PCP; Mass Sociogenic Illness in a Day-Care Center - Florida; Urban and Agricultural Pesticide Use: How Do They Compare?; Results of Lead Test Field Trials

(N103_90) Vol. 10 No. 3 - 1990: Society of Toxicology President's Message; Clinical Spectrum of Eosinophilia-Myalgia Syndrome - California; Eosinophilia-Myalgia Syndrome Update; Transmission of Plasmodium vivax Malaria - San Diego County, California, 1988 and 1989; Moth-Associated Dermatitis - Cozumel, Mexico; Excerpts from "Should You Jog in the Smog?"; Mercury Exposure from Interior Latex Paint - Michigan; Elemental Mercury Poisoning in a Household - Ohio, 1989; Household Hazardous Waste Series #1: Batteries; Regulatory Requirements for Spray Mixes; UC Exemptions from Pesticide Permit Regulations; Veterinarians and the Manufacturing of Drugs; USDA Reports Problems with Sulfa, Gentamicin Residues in Dairy Cows; USDA Reports on Residues in Imported Meat

(N104_90) Vol. 10 No. 4 - 1990: 1989 CDFA Pesticide Monitoring Results

(N105_90) Vol. 10 No. 5 - 1990: Book Review - Diet for a Poisoned Planet -- D. Steinman

(N106_90) Vol. 10 No. 6 - 1990: Veterinary Notes - Cattle; Analysis of L-Tryptophan for the Etiology of Eosinophilia-Myalgia Syndrome; Ames Assails Animal Tests, Calls for Rethinking Their Utility; OMB Blasts Use of Conservatisms in Risk Assessments; Risk Assessment Not Well Served by Bioassays, Workshop Told; Carbon Monoxide Levels in Indoor Tractor-Pull Events - Manitoba, Canada; Continuing Education Requirement for Qualified Applicator Certificate Holders; Cleaning Up Toxics at Home

(N111_91) Vol. 11 No. 1 - 1991: Microorganisms: The Drinking Water Contaminants of the '90's?; Nitrates

(N112_91) Vol. 11 No. 2 - 1991: A "New" Source of Lead; Cancer Mortality in Workers Exposed to 2,3,7,8-Tetrachloro-dibenzo-p-dioxin; Darn Government Regulations Get in the Way; Multistate Outbreak of Poisonings Associated with Illicit Use of Gamma Hydroxy Butyrate; Animal Model Found for L-Tryptophan - Linked EMS; NCI-er Says Evidence Links Vitamin C to Cancer Prevention; FDA/APHIS Find Low Pesticide Residues in Processed Foods; Absorption of Sulfamethazine Residues in Meat; Clenbuterol Cause of Spanish Food Poisonings; Moldy Corn Poisoning in California; Update on Criminal Contempt Case; FDA Revises Policy on Aflatoxin from Peanuts in Feed; Of Painkillers & Pets-Forethought & Care Would Make Accidents Rare

(N113_91) Vol. 11 No. 3 - 1991: Fatal Pediatric Poisoning from Leaded Paint - Wisconsin, 1990; Fatal Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in a Camper-Truck - Georgia; Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning - Massachusetts and Alaska, 1990; Pool Chemical Safety; Pesticide Levels in House Dust Higher Than in Soil, ACS Told; Toxic Air Pollutants and Noncancer Health Risks - United States; Fluoride in Drinking Water; EPA Issue Update - Questions & Answers; Aldicarb (Temik) Use on Bananas Voluntarily Withdrawn; Chlorination of Animal Drinking Water; No Animal Drug Residues in Milk Found by FDA

(N114_91) Vol. 11 No. 4 - 1991: Eosinophilia-Myalgia Syndrome: Follow-up Survey of Patients - New York, 1990-91; Acute and Chronic Poisoning from Residential Exposures to Elemental Mercury - Michigan, 1989-1990; Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella poona Infections - United States and Canada, 1991; "Roundup" Herbicide Found Relatively Benign; FDA's Computer Food Safety Network Goes "On-Line"; Chopped Newspaper Bedding; Drought-Related Poisoning Hazards in Livestock; Illegal Use of Clenbuterol in Food Animals; Food Animals - Bovine

(N115_91) Vol. 11 No. 5 - 1991: Chlorine Gas Toxicity from Mixture of Bleach with Other Cleaning Products - California; Childhood Cancers - New Jersey, 1979-1985; Cigarette Smoking Among Adults - United States, 1988; Cigarette Smoking Among Youth - United States, 1989; Update on Pesticides and Ground Water Contamination Regulations; Plant Toxicants in Milk; Nitrofuran Approval Withdrawn; Gentian Violet Policy Withdrawn; FDA's View on Animal Testing Bills

(N121_92) Vol. 12 No. 1 - 1992: Food Quality; A Voice From the Past; Lead; Toxicological Tidbits; Consumer Confidence in Food Safety is Returning; Behavioral Risk Factor Survey of Vietnamese - California, 1991; Pesticide Illnesses Drop in California Workers

(N122_92) Vol. 12 No. 2 - 1992: Land Disposal of Sewage Sludge; MSG Update; Blood Lead Levels Among Children in High-Risk Areas - California, 1987-1990; Update on Nitrofurans; Waste Management Materials

(N123_92) Vol. 12 No. 3 - 1992: Current Research Programs in the Environmental Toxicology Department at UCD

(N131_93) Vol 13 No 1 March 1993: 2,4-D ABSORPTION STUDY; UNINTENTIONAL CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING FOLLOWING A WINTER STORM -- WASHINGTON, JANUARY 1993; TODDLER DEATHS RESULTING FROM INGESTION OF IRON SUPPLEMENTS -- Los Angeles, 1992-1993; ACUTE RESPIRATORY ILLNESS LINKED TO USE OF AEROSOL LEATHER CONDITIONER -- Oregon, December 1992; COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS -- United States; 1991-1992, PRELIMINARY DATA: EXPOSURE OF PERSONS AGED >4 YEARS TO TOBACCO SMOKE -- United States, 1988-1991; YEARS OF POTENTIAL LIFE LOST BEFORE AGE 65, BY RACE, HISPANIC ORIGIN, AND SEX -- United States, 1986-1988; ADULT BLOOD LEAD EPIDEMIOLOGY AND SURVEILLANCE -- United States, Third Quarter, 1992; ISOLATION OF VIBRIO CHOLERAE O1 FROM OYSTERS -- Mobile Bay, 1991-1992; PRELIMINARY REPORT: FOODBORNE OUTBREAK OF ESCHERICHIA COLI 0157:H7 INFECTIONS FROM HAMBURGERS -- Western United States, 1993; PESTICIDES AND FOOD

(N132_93) Vol 13 No 1 July 1993: OPTIMAL USE OF "TOXIC CHEMICALS"; CHINESE PATENT MEDICINES: MERCURY; METHEMOGLOBINEMIA IN AN INFANT -- Wisconsin, 1992; BICYCLE HELMET PROMOTION PROGRAMS -- Canada, Australia, and United States; CIGUATERA FISH POISONING -- Florida, 1991; LEAD INTOXICATION ASSOCIATED WITH CHEWING PLASTIC WIRE COATING -- Ohio; LEAD POISONING IN BRIDGE DEMOLITION WORKERS -- Georgia, 1992; TOPICS IN MINORITY HEALTH

(N133_93) Vol 13 No 3 September 1993: LEAD POISONING ASSOCIATED WITH USE OF TRADITIONAL ETHNIC REMEDIES -- CALIFORNIA, 1991-1992; JIN BU HUAN TOXICITY IN CHILDREN -- COLORADO, 1993; THE ROLE OF SIGNIFICANT RISK IN OSHA REFORM; Emerging Infectious Diseases: UPDATE: HANTAVIRUS DISEASE -- UNITED STATES, 1993; HANTAVIRUS INFECTION -- SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES: INTERIM RECOMMENDATIONS FOR RISK REDUCTION; 2,4-D ABSORPTION STUDY; PESTICIDE RANKINGS IN WORK DAYS LOST; FLUORIDE DRINKING WATER STANDARD UPHELD BY NRC REPORT; Environmental Toxicology Extension List of Available "Educational Materials";

(N141_94) Vol 14 No 1 Feb 1994: Pesticide Regulation in CA; Organochlorine/Breast Cancer Link; Jin Bu Huan Toxicity in Adults; Molecular and Cellular Approaches to Risk Assessment; "Circle of Poison" Not a Problem; Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance, 1991; EPA's Tri-City Soil Lead Abatement Program; Water Deserves More Respect; Coca-Cola to the Rescue; Personal Transportation: Cars; Cocaine Acts as Natural Insecticide; Organic Standards Board; Selenium Supplementation; Legal Restrictions on Compounding Drugs; FDA Updates Vomitoxin Levels; Effects of Animal Rights Violence; Diagnosis of Common Silage Problems

(N151_95) Vol. 15 No. 1 February 1995: Hyponatremic Seizures Among Infants Fed With Commercial Bottled Drinking Water -- Wisconsin, 1993; Preventive Measures Proposed for Childhood Iron Poisoning; Cost-of-Illness Method Applied to Foodborne Pathogens by Researcher; Prilocaine-Induced Methemoglobinemia--Wisconsin, 1993; Type B Botulism Associated with Roasted Eggplant in Oil--Italy, 1993; 26% of Apple Juice Samples in FY 93 Unacceptable for Export, FDA Finds; Methyl Mercury Violations Greater for Domestic Shark, Swordfish; Carbon Monoxide Poisoning--Weld County, Colorado, 1993; TIDBITS: Wicker Baskets Not Suitable for Food Service; 'Minute Quantities' of Dioxin are Ingested; No Adverse Reproductive Outcome from Dioxin Exposure; Homicides Among 15-19 Year Old Males -- U.S., 1963-1991; Warnings Issued for Supplement Containing Ephedrine, Other Alkaloids; Cryptosporidium; Prevalence of Self-Reported Epilepsy--U.S., 1986-1990; Cigarette Smoking Among Adults -- U.S., 1993; Deaths Resulting from Residential Fires -- U.S., 1991; Mortality Patterns -- U.S., 1992; Starch: A Renewable Treatment for Pesticide Clothing; DEET and Anti-Nerve Gas Drug Implicated in "Gulf War Syndrome"; General Mills Begins Disposing of Adulterated Cheerios; Pesticide Misuse on General Mills' Oats - Update; Ostrich Fern Poisoning--New York and Western Canada, 1994; Leading Causes of Death, by Age and Sex--Utah, 1988-1992; VET NOTES: Toxicosis in Feedlot Cattle; Eight Violative Milk Samples Found in Fourth Quarter Testing; Black and White and Read All Over

(N152_95) Vol. 15 No. 2 May 1995: Cryptosporidium Infections Associated with Swimming Pools -- Dane County, Wisconsin, 1993; Firearm-Related Years of Potential Life Lost Before Age 65 Years -- U.S., 1980-1991; Down Syndrome Prevalence at Birth -- U.S., 1983-1990; Blood Lead Levels -- U.S., 1988-1991; Surveillance for Emergency Events Involving Hazardous Substances -- U.S., 1990-1992; Mild Reactions Triggered in IGTC-Backed MSG Challenge Study; CFSAN Survey Reveals High Levels of Risky Eating Behavior; Processing Removes Vast Majority of Pesticide Residues; Backhauled Raw Eggs Likely Cause of S. Enteritidis Outbreak; New Guidance of Lead-Based Paint, Dust, and Soil at Non-CERCLA and Non-RCRA Sites; Jimson Weed Poisoning -- Texas, New York, and California, 1994; TIDBITS: Wine May Cut Incidence of Heart Disease; Lower Lead in Salt Not Justified or Achievable, Industry Says; FDA Urged to Reevaluate Mercury Action Level in Swordfish; Pesticide Illnesses More Common Outside Agriculture; Lessons Learned; VET NOTES: Ergot Poisoning from Fescue Screenings; FSIS Residue Monitoring Finds 0.26% Violative Rate in 1993; Animal Tissue Violative Residues Continue to Decline; BST-Treated Cows No More Likely to Get Mastitis: Study; CVM Deems Products with Detectable Levels of DON Safe

(N153_95) Vol. 15 No. 3 July 1995: Long-term Exposure to Chlorine Results in Nasal Irritation But Not Cancer in Mice and Rats; Unrefined Chinese Rapeseed Oil Linked to Lung Cancer: NCI; Cancer Researchers Warn of Shortfalls to Using Biomarkers; Organophosphorus Insecticides and Delayed Neuropathy; Dietary Supplement Poses Health Risk, FDA Warns; Immunocompromised to be Bigger Foodborne Disease Factor; FDA Study: Lead and Cadmium in Seafood of Minimal Concern; Assessment of the Impact of a 100% Smoke-Free Ordinance on Restaurant Sales -- West Lake Hills, Texas, 1992-1994; TIDBITS: World No-Tobacco Day, 1995; Illegal Application Results in Prison Term; E. coli 0157:H7 Outbreak; NEW!! Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs); VETNOTES: Update on Clenbuterol; Clenbuterol Uses and Abuses; CVM Cracks Down on Clenbuterol in Cattle Shows; Mice Found to be Major Factor in Egg Salmonella Problem; Toxin in Pine Needles Identified; Toxicity of Melaleuca Oil and Related Essential Oils Applied Topically on Dogs and Cats; Few Positives in More Than 4 Million Residue Tests of Milk; FDA Analyzes Pesticides in Animal Feeds; AAAS Reports Show rBST Use Varies in Three States Studied

(N154_95) Vol. 5 No. 4 September 1995: Study Links Milk Overfortification, Hypervitaminosis D; Toxicologist Sees Merit in Single Exposure Carcinogenesis; Eye Injuries to Agricultural Workers -- Minnesota, 1992-1993; Deaths from Melanoma -- United States, 1973-1992; Reptile Associated Salmonellosis -- Selected States, 1994-1995; Anticholinergic Poisoning Associated With an Herbal Tea -- New York City, 1994; Self-Treatment With Herbal and Other Plant-Derived Remedies -- Rural Mississippi, 1993; Etiology, Incubation Period and Clinical Syndrome for Common Foodborne Diseases; TIDBITS: Foodborne Botulism -- Oklahoma, 1994; May the Imbiber Beware; Methyl Bromide -- A Definite Maybe; National Pesticide Telecommunications Network; Inerts May be Cause of Certain Irritations; PCBs in Fish and Fetal Toxicity; Lyme Disease -- United States, 1994; FDA Prohibits Use of Lead Solder in Cans Manufactured for Food; Dietary Aluminum Poses No Significant Public Health Risk; Ethics of Show Animal Drug Use Subject of Two Videos; Lettuce was Source of Montana E. coli Outbreak; DA's BST Labeling Decision Upheld in U.S. District Court; VET NOTES: Half of all Feedlot Cattle Given Antibiotics Routinely; Horse Outbreaks May Signify 'Bad' Fumonisin Year Ahead; European Testing for Clenbuterol Residues Using Eye Tissues, Fluid; Milk Drug Residues for FY 94 Reported; CVM Will Look Closely at Sarafloxacin Use; FDA Position on Extra-Label Use of Ionophore Drugs; Neurotoxic Mycotoxins: A Review of Fungal Toxins that Cause Neurological Disease in Large Animals

(N155_95) Vol. 15 No. 5, November 1995: -- Special Issue -- "1993 California Pesticide Residue Monitoring"

(N161_96) Vol. 16 No. 1, February 1996: Mercury Exposure in a Residential Community -- Florida, 1994; New Cancer Risk Assessment Guidelines; Surface Dust on Hands Used to Assess Childhood Lead Exposure; Child Safety and Pesticides; Economic Costs of Birth Defects and Cerebral Palsy - U.S., 1992; Symptoms of Substance Dependence Associated with Use of Cigarettes, Alcohol, and Illicit Drugs -- U.S., 1991-1992; Increasing Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Abuse of Methamphetamine -- U.S., 1991-1994; Public Health Recommendations to Prevent Air-Bag-Associated Injuries to Infants and Children; National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month -- December, 1995; TIDBITS: Editorial Note; E coli 0157:H7; Increasing Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates Among Patients of a National Health-Care Alliance -- U.S., 1993; Fatal Lab Acid Spill; Cutting Boards; CDC Blames 1994 Botulism Outbreak on Cooked Potatoes Held in Foil; Less Than 5-10% of Commercial Chemicals Viewed as Human Carcinogens; Diabetes, Heart Disease from Agent Orange?; Lawyers Stress Fiscal Benefits of Smoking; DuPont Labels, MSDSs on Internet; VETNOTES: Fumonisin Dubbed 'Mycotoxin of The '90's'; Lasalocid (Bovatec“) Induced Paralysis in Dogs; Milk Drug Residue 1st Quarter Report Shows 936 Positives Out of 934,513 Samples; VET TOX TIDBITS: Center for Veterinary Medicine; Illegal Drugs; Cat and Dog Bites; Zoos Take Action on Antifreeze

(N162_96) Vol. 16 No. 2, April 1996: Diet and Environment in Cancer Risk; Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS); Miniblind Lead Warning Issued; The Ethics of Chemical Technology; Latest Fluoride Study Finds No Support for Osteosarcoma Link; Moderate Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy Puts Children at Risk: Study; Tea May Have Protective Effect Against Lung Cancer, Study Finds; Wastewater and Sludge on Food Crops Deemed Safe if Properly Treated: NRC; Issues Surrounding Methyl Bromide; TIDBITS: Nature Suspect in 'Sick' Buildings; Fifty Visitors to Denver Zoo Ill With Salmonella From Lizards; Food Additives With Salicylates May Help Prevent Deaths From Heart Disease; Lead and Cadmium Contamination Guidelines for Ceramics; Treating and Preventing Snakebites; VET NOTES: Invaders of the Night; VET TIDBITS: Charm II Tetracycline Drug Test; EXTRA -- WARNING: Seldane and Popular Antibiotic = Trouble

(N163_96) Vol. 16 No. 3, May 1996: Special Issue - "1994 California Pesticide Residue Monitoring" Deja Vu, Again

(N164_96) Vol. 16 No. 4, August 1996: Food Safety Issues in the Twenty-first Century

(N171_97) Vol. 17 No. 1, JANUARY 1997: Sprouted Seeds and Foodborne Illnesses: Implications for Seed Growers; Neglected but Common Sense Steps to Prevent Foodborne Illness; Campylobacter Appears to be Major Cause of Guillain-Barre Syndrome; Bacteria/Spoilage Continue as Shoppers Top Food Safety Concern; Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Taking Food Safety Lead Even With Shopper Confidence High; Foodborne Illness FDA's Highest Priority for Consumer Education; Adverse Events Associated with Ephedrine-Containing Products -- Texas, December 1993-September 1995; Fatalities Associated with Ingestion of Diethylene Glycol-Contaminated Glycerin Used to Manufacture Acetaminophen; Syrup -- Haiti, 1995-96; Surveillance for Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease -- United States; Acute Pesticide Poisoning Associated with Use of a Sulfotepp Fumigant in a Greenhouse -- Texas, 1995; Heat Illness Compared to Pesticide Poisoning; Infection with Mycobacterium Abscessus Associated with Intramuscular Injection of Adrenal Cortex Extract -- Colorado and Wyoming, 1995-96; Breast Cancer Incidence and Mortality -- United States, 1992; Two Studies Find Link Between Beta-Carotene and Increased Risk of Lung Cancer in Smokers; TIDBITS: By 2000, Some 25% of U.S. Population Will Need to be More Wary of Waterborne Pathogens; Food Allergies in Children Are on the Rise; Suffocations in Grain Bins -- Minnesota, 1992-1994; Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) -- United States, 1983-1994; Hunting-Associated Injuries and Wearing "Hunter" Orange Clothing; Some "Best of the Web" Sites; VETNOTES: Adverse Reaction to Tilmicosin in Goats; The Best Way to Prevent Foodborne Disease and Enhance the Reputation of the Veterinary Profession; Estimated Injuries in the U.S. from Selected Products -- 1993

(N172_97) Vol. 17 No. 2, JUNE 1997: CDC: Water in Pest Spray Likely Source of Cyclospora in Outbreak; E. Coli O157:H7 Can Survive for Many Weeks in Coldest Water, Researchers Find; Survey Data Show Regional Differences in High-Risk Food Consumption Behaviors; Gamma Hydroxy Butyrate Use -- New York and Texas, 1995-96; Environmental Goals Set Forth in EPA Milestones Report Include Ambitious Targets for Pesticide Residues in Foods; Researcher Finds Dramatic Decline in Residual Nitrite Level Since Mid-1970's; Domoic Acid Tolerable Intake, Contamination Levels Determined; How Does EPA Decide Whether a Substance is a Carcinogen?; Humans May Be 10-Fold perhaps 100-Fold, Less Susceptible to Dioxin Cancer Effects, Researchers Claim; Pregnancy-Related Behaviors Among Migrant Farm Workers -- Four States, 1989-1993; Alcohol Consumption Among Pregnant and Childbearing-Aged Women -- United States, 1991 and 1995; TOX TIDBITS: Triple Whammy! Miraculous Insecticide Chalk; Toxics in the News: Tobacco; Regular Hand Washing Could Help Reduce E. Coli; Pasteurized or Boiled Apple Cider and Juice; Removal of Lead From Food and Drink Cans; Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, 1994; Outbreaks of Pseudo-infection with Cyclospora and Cryptosporidium -- Florida and New York City, 1995; Congenital Rubella Syndrome; VET NOTES: Tetracyclines, Beta-Lactams Among Most Common Milk Residues, FDA Database Annual Report Reveals; Swine Pathogen Emerges as Human Pathogen; Beef Cattle Have Higher Tolerance for Vomitoxin-Contaminated Feed; Why Our Food is Safer Through Science (Book)

(N173_97) Vol. 17, No. 3, SEPTEMBER 1997: Tulane University Lab to Retract Study that Reported Dramatic Synergism in Weakly Estrogenic Chemicals; Scientists Challenge Aspartame/Brain Tumor Link in Children; Airbags: Benefits and Risks; Microwave Oven Found Effective in Disinfection of Kitchen Sponges and Dishcloths; Effects of Processing on Pesticides, Heavy Metals, PCBs, Animal Drugs, Mycotoxins in Foods Discussed at ACS Session; Total Pesticide Ban Ordinance Enacted; DPR Report: Amount of Pesticides Sold in 1995; Methyl Bromide, "Air Time"; Air Standards Not to Affect Farming; TOX TIDBITS: Knowledge and Use of Folic Acid by Women of Childbearing Age -- United States, 1997; Umbrella Recall; Phone Risks; Outbreaks of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Infection Associated with Eating Alfalfa Sprouts; E. Coli Survival, Detection Subject of Posters at American Society of Microbiologists Meeting; E. Coli O157:H7; Clusters/Outbreaks of E. Coli O157:H7 Infections Reported in 1996; Reye Syndrome and Aspirin; A Mosquito Bites Back; Smog on the Job: Humans, Perfumes, Chemicals, and Electronic Equipment Don't Always Live Happily Together; Benefits of Pesticide Use on Strawberries and Sex; Another Example of the Dose-Response Relationship; VET NOTES: The Effect of Feeding Dried Tomato Vines to Beef Cattle; FDA Bans Extra-Label Animal Drug Use of Fluoroquinolones and Glycopeptides; Antibiotic Milk Isn't Reaching Store Shelves; VET TIDBITS: Zoonotic Transmission of Ascarids and Hookworms; Antidote for Ethylene Glycol Poisoning Approved; Announcement: National Pesticide Telecommunications Network (NPTN)

(N174_97) Vol. 17 No. 4, DECEMBER 1997: California Department of Pesticide Regulation Residue Testing Results, 1995; Toxicology Data Review Summaries Available Electronically; Report of a Panel on the Relationship between Public Exposure to Pesticides and Cancer

(N181_98) Vol. 18 No. 1, MAY 1998: Specific Gene Found to Play a Key Role in the Toxicity of Benzene; Efforts to Quit Smoking Among Persons With a History of Alcohol Problems - 1995-1996; Use of Unvented Heating Appliances, U.S., 1998-1994; Outdoor Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Attributed to Tractor Exhaust - Kentucky, 1997; The Sperm Count Debate; Outbreak of Campylobacter Enteritis Associated with Cross-Contamination of Food - Oklahoma, 1996; Tobacco Use Among High School Students - U.S., 1997; Silicosis Deaths Among Young Adults - U.S., 1968-1994; National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month - May 1998; USDA Pesticide Data Program, 1996 Report; Food Handling; Plantain Supplements; TIDBITS: Arthritis; Alcohol-Related Traffic Fatalities Involving Children - U.S., 1985-1996; Lead-Based Paint Hazards; Mercury; Frogs, Salamanders, and Deformities; Organic Food Label; Adults, Not Children; Safer Use of DEET is Goal of New Labeling; Hyperthermia and Dehydration-Related Deaths Associated With Intentional Rapid Weight Loss in Three Collegiate Wrestlers