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    European Food Safety Agency report: Strawberry and other pesticide residues have increased

    • Last Update: 2021-07-25
    • Source: Internet
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    According to Euronet’s quoting EUN News Agency, on April 7, local time, the European Food Safety Agency released a new survey report.
    In 2019, pesticide residues found in strawberries, cabbage and grapes increased, while those found in fish The pesticide residues found in crops such as, lettuce, apples and tomatoes have been reduced
    According to reports, the European Food Safety Agency tested 96,302 samples in 2019, and 96.
    1% of the tested samples had pesticide residues within the scope restricted by the law
    Compared with 2016, pesticide residues in peaches, lettuce, apples, and tomatoes have decreased, and pesticide residues in strawberries, cabbage, and grapes have increased
    In sampling and testing of crops such as apples, cabbage, lettuce, peaches, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes and grapes by the European Food Safety Agency, about 53% of the collected samples did not show quantifiable pesticide residues
    45% of the samples contained one or more pesticide residues whose concentration was lower than or equal to the allowable range
    2% of the samples contained pesticide residues that exceeded the legal limit
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