Delaney clause

(dĕ-lā′nē)

[After an amendment in 1958 made by James Delaney, Congressman from New York]
A clause in the U.S. Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act that bans any additive that causes cancer when it is consumed by animals or humans.

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