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2014 Pesticide Residues in Fresh Produce

CA Produce Testing Reveals Low or No Pesticide Residues

More than 96 percent of the fruits and vegetables for sale last year in California met federal pesticide safety standards, according to residue test results released Wednesday by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR). The testing, using state-of-the-art equipment, was done by DPR scientists on 3,471 samples of produce, including 234 labeled as “organic,” which were… Continue Reading