Medicine: Patrol

Chief Walter Gilbert Campbell of the Food & Drug Administration drew a long face last week as he rounded off his annual report to his chief, Secretary of Agriculture Henry Agard Wallace. Other members of Mr. Wallace's vast staff devise and distribute poisons to kill pests which infest fruits and vegetables. Mr. Campbell's grumps last week were largely due to the fact that his men must spend one-third of their time making sure that food raisers scrub from their harvests the insecticides other branches of the Department of Agriculture lavishly hand out.

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