Less Than Two Percent of Food Violates Pesticide Residue Standards

Dan Field Crops, Industry News Release

Every year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tests food for pesticide residues that violate the limits allowed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The FDA enforces those standards in both domestically-produced food as well as imported food. As late as the fiscal year 2015, the FDA found that most foods were well within the allowable standards, with domestic food …

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Agri View: Pesticide Residue Free Food

Dan Agri View, Fruits

  Everett Griner talks about the pesticide residue on our food and what, if anything, is being done to cut down on it in today’s Agri View.   Who doesn’t like fresh strawberries? Here is something you will not like. If they are conventionally grown, you are getting a taste pesticide residue with every bite. Yes. U.S. agriculture uses almost …