Not later than 480 days after August 23, 1988, the Secretary of Health and Human Services shall place in effect computerized data management systems for the Food and Drug Administration under which the Administration will
(A) record, summarize, and evaluate the results of its program for monitoring food products for pesticide residues,
identify gaps in its pesticide monitoring program in the monitoring of
(ii) food products, and
(iii) food from specific countries and from domestic sources,
(C) detect trends in the presence of pesticide residues in food products and identify public health problems emerging from the occurrence of pesticide residues in food products,
(D) focus its testing resources for monitoring pesticide residues in food on detecting those residues which pose a public health concern,
(E) prepare summaries of the information listed in subsection (b) of this section, and
provide information to assist the Environmental Protection Agency in carrying out its responsibilities under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act [7
et seq.] and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act [21
Paragraph (1) does not limit the authority of the Food and Drug Administration to
(i) use the computerized data management systems placed in effect under paragraph (1), or
(ii) develop additional data management systems,
to facilitate the regulation of any substance or product covered under the requirements of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act [21 U.S.C. 301 et seq.].
(B) In placing into effect the computerized data management systems under paragraph (1) and in carrying out paragraph (2), the Secretary shall comply with applicable regulations governing computer system design and procurement.