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“We will not be using Alar in...

“We will not be using Alar in the future unless the attitude changes of the press--although we should use it. It is the best thing for apples. It will give the consumer a much better apple at no risk to his health.”

--Tom Hanses, partner in a Washington state company identified by Hughes Markets as supplying its stores with apples believed to have been treated with the controversial chemical Alar.


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