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National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides v. Thomas

Citation: 17 ELR 20435
No. Nos. 86-1114, -1535, 806 F.2d 875/(D.C. Cir., 01/16/1987)

The court holds that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) arbitrarily and capriciously lifted its ban under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) on imported mangoes treated with ethylene dibromide (EDB), a known carcinogen, based solely upon consideration of the ban's impact on foreign economies....

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