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Medical Term:

Delaney clause

Pronunciation: de-lan'e


A clause of the Food Additive Amendment of the U.S. Federal law specifying that no substance that has been found to induce cancer in any animal may be incorporated into food.

[James F. Delaney, U.S. Congressman]

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